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Sharing our experiences in Kyoto to the world, from the autumn leaves to the Gion Festival.

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We went to the One Piece exhibition at Daikaku-ji Temple

The One Piece exhibition taking place at Daikaku-ji Temple in October 2017 is a true must-see in Kyoto!
Sampo Oct. 17, 2017
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A new gastro pub opened in Kyoto on September 7, 2017, Spring Valley Brewery!

A new gastro pub near Nishiki Market with six types of beers on tap and Japanese-western fusion cuisine! Vanessa says cheers!
Vanessa Sep. 15, 2017
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Kit Kats you can only get in Kyoto

Regional limited edition Kit Kats are all the rage in Kyoto, so we had to try both of the Kyoto editions.
Sampo Sep. 11, 2017
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Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, and especially the Yamahoko procession is something you just have to see!

Sharing Kyoto’s very own Vanessa went and took part in the 2017 Gion Matsuri! The street food and the wooden floats are calling!
Vanessa Aug. 10, 2017
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Most Japanese Starbucks in the world

Here in Kyoto, on the slopes of Ninen-zaka, you can find a Starbucks that is more Japanese than any other.
Sampo Jul. 07, 2017
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Yontomi Kaikan is a tipsy trip back to the Showa period in Kyoto

Enjoy Kyoto’s night at one of the old and trusty pub complexes of Kyoto, and try some of the great food and snacks in an almost overly friendly atmosphere
Vanessa Jun. 30, 2017
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Lido Inshokugai: the dark side of Kyoto

Lido Inshokugai is a pub complex with some of the best food in Kyoto and a great atmosphere.
Sampo Jun. 26, 2017
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Wendy’s is back in Kyoto: America vs. Japan

Wendy’s is back in Kyoto together with the Japanese chain First Kitchen. Which one offers better burgers, the American or the Japanese fast food chain?
Sampo Jun. 20, 2017
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A report from the frontlines of Aoi Matsuri, a festival with a history of over 1000 years!

We went to Aoi Matsuri, one of the big three festivals in Kyoto!
Erika Jun. 02, 2017
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We went to the beer garden at the Kyoto Tower!

All of Sharing Kyoto’s writers went to the beer garden at the Kyoto Tower!
Erika May. 31, 2017

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