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

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A Look at the New Kyoto Based Anime HELLO WORLD!

A showcase of the movie “HELLO WORLD” and places featured in the film.
Miyabi Oct. 01, 2019
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Kyoto Minamiza Theatre: Naruto – a New Kabuki Production

We checked out the new Naruto Kabuki production, which ran from June 2 to 26
Vanessa Jul. 22, 2019
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Catch yourself smiling at Kyoto’s most fun watering hole, Sujin Shinmachi!

Shin takes charge in his writer’s blog debut!
Shin Jul. 09, 2019
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Join us for a Sharing Kyoto Tour!

The Sharing Kyoto team will be bringing you tours of Kyoto based on their personal fields of expertise.
Yumemi Oct. 18, 2019
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Awesome Lunches – Italian Edition

Another Awesome Lunch, this time on a Friday. With this week's theme being Italian, we made our way to the Kyoto/Italian fusion that is Robinson Karasuma.
Vanessa Jun. 27, 2019
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First Reiwa Era Cellar Opening of the Matsui Shuzo Brewery X α-STATION FM Kyoto Sake “Kyokasuga”

We had the incredible opportunity to attend the cellar opening of the “Kyokasuga” sake, a collaborative effort between the Matsui Shuzo Sake Brewery and α-STATION FM Kyoto that began in April 2016.
Vanessa Jun. 21, 2019
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Welcome Summer with Local Kyoto Beers at the First Annual Fushimi Craft Beer Festival!

On the 1ts of June 2019, Sharing Kyoto got the opportunity to check out the first annual Fushimi Craft Beer Festival. The festival featured a collection of six Kyoto brewers, including Fushimi craft beer brewers “Kizakura Kyoto Bakushu,” and “Yamori Brewing,” and the famous Yamaoka Liquor Store. Enjoy chatting with the brewers themselves as you give all the different beers on offer a try.
Vanessa Jun. 24, 2019
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Kyoto’s Energizing Lunches: Baan Rim Naam

Miyabi takes the reigns on Sharing Kyoto’s second edition of the editing team’s “Awesome Lunches.”
Miyabi Jun. 17, 2019
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Kyoto’s Energizing Lunches: Cha-cafe wa

Let's go get a pick me up lunch with the editing team!
Yumemi Jun. 17, 2019
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Minamiza Theatre Opening & OSK Nippon Revue Company/Sakura Wars Press Conference!

The Sharing Kyoto team sat in on the “OSK Nippon Revue Company” press conference for their upcoming July 2019 performances at Kyoto’s Minamiza Theatre.
Vanessa May. 27, 2019
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Slip back in time to the Heian Period at Kyoto’s magnificent Aoi Matsuri Festival! [2019]

We went and checked out the procession Heian Dynasty costume draped people and horse riding nobleman at Shimogamo Shrine’s Aoi Matsuri Festival.
Vanessa May. 23, 2019
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Checking out Kyoto Minamiza’s limited-time event “Mirai Matsuri 2019”

After hearing a rumor the landmark of Kyoto’s Gion area, the magnificent Kyoto Minamiza Kabuki theatre was holding what looked like an incredibly interesting event, we had to go check it out for ourselves.
Miyabi May. 23, 2019
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A new hamburger at CROSS Burger&Beer/Coffee is on sale!

I participated in the taste testing event for the new Caprese Burger!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Visit the Seven Gods of Fortune in the New Year! (Part 1)

I tried out the Seven Gods of Fortune Pilgrimage, a traditional event during Japanese New Year!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Visit the Seven Gods of Fortune in the New Year! (Part 2)

I tried out the Seven Gods of Fortune Pilgrimage, a traditional event during Japanese New Year!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Muromachi Wakuden Edition: Cub reporter Yumemi goes to the delicious kaiseki restaurants of Kyoto!

This time I went to Muromachi Wakuden!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Report: Sharing Kyoto’s kaiseki and temple tour to students enrolled in Japanese language school!

We had a great and fun tour with people from all over the world!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Mr. Yamasaki and the ultra-spicy ramen of Minmin in Gekikara Shotengai

Ultra-spicy food in Gekikara Shotengai in Muko City, Kyoto Prefecture! Sharing Kyoto reports!
Sampo Feb. 06, 2019
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Mr. Yamasaki and the ultra-rare limited edition special collaboration ramen of Menya Sanda and Chikyu Kibo de Kangaero Sora

Mr. Yamasaki couldn’t resist the call of an ultimate, limited edition, curry ramen at Menya Sanda and Chikyu Kibo de Kangaero Sora!
Sampo Feb. 06, 2019
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Arashiyama Hanatoro is an exciting Kyoto night event! Our report in 2018!

Arashiyama Hanatoro is one of greatest night events in Kyoto! Night temples and great night views in western Kyoto!
Vanessa Feb. 06, 2019
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Godan Miyazawa edition: Kaiseki-beginner Yumemi goes to the kaiseki restaurants of Kyoto!

This time I experienced Godan Miyazawa!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Autumn leaves at Ohara and special night entrance at Hosen-in Temple

The spectacular red and yellow autumn show of Ohara at night!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Wagokoro Izumi edition: Cub reporter Yumemi goes to the kaiseki restaurants of Kyoto!

This time I went to Wagokoro Izumi!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Kikunoi Roan edition: Cub reporter Yumemi goes to the kaiseki restaurants of Kyoto!

To learn more about kaiseki cuisine, this time I’m going to Kikunoi Roan!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Cub reporter Yumemi goes to the kaiseki restaurants of Kyoto! Kyoto Wakuden edition

I went to kaiseki restaurants to learn about the incredible world of kaiseki cuisine!
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Hakuryuen Garden in Kyoto is limited to only 100 people per day!

Hakuryuen Garden in Kyoto is a serene garden that should be on everyone’s bucket list
Yumemi Feb. 06, 2019
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Heaven for drinkers! Liquor Museum in Kyoto offers a great selection of whiskey for you to get tipsy on

A great place to drink in Kyoto! Whiskey from overseas, white and red wine, all for you to enjoy while in Kyoto
Vanessa Feb. 07, 2019
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Top 10 most popular ice cream flavors in 2018 in Japan taste-tested

Ice cream is something everyone wants to try when in Kyoto. But which flavor is the best? Sharing Kyoto’s Vanessa finds out!
Vanessa Feb. 07, 2019
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Dandelion Chocolate Café & Cacao Bar: A new must-visit spot in Higashiyama district

It’s sometimes hard to find a place to rest in a tourist spot. But now we have one that serves hot chocolates, espresso drinks, iced drinks, and a full line of pastries made in-house.
Chiemi Feb. 07, 2019
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Boating in early summer in Kyoto! Half a day in Fushimi with a boat cruise on Fushimi Jikkokubune!

The summery green Kyoto unfolded in front of us from the deck of the Jikkokubune boat and the historic canals of Kyoto welcomed us into the world of sake in Fushimi.
Vanessa Feb. 07, 2019

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