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

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Sharing Kyoto's YouTube channel is up and running!

Got predictions for what sweets will be next.
Miyabi Jan. 27, 2021
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Novel Coronavirus Street Interviews with Tourists in Kyoto

We took to the streets to ask foreigner travelers to Kyoto what they thought about the current state of Kyoto amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
Shin Mar. 04, 2020
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Daily Updates – Information on the Spread of Coronavirus in Japan

This article will be updated daily with the number of people infected by the coronavirus in Japan based on information released by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Sakurako May. 15, 2020
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Coronavirus – Methods and Things Available in Japan to Help Prevent Infection

In this article, we'll be looking at prevention methods against the coronavirus as advised by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, as well as items that will help protect yourself from infection.
Sakurako Feb. 28, 2020
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Coronavirus – Stave off Infection with these Nutrient-Packed Foods!

In this article, we’ll look at some Kyoto restaurants that serve nutrient-dense foods that’ll help keep your immune system in check during the coronavirus outbreak!
Yumemi Feb. 28, 2020
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The Ultimate Guide to Ginjo Ramen Kubota 2020 – Presented by Sharing Kyoto Editor in Chief

Ginjo Ramen Kubota is an extremely popular ramen shop that, to those in Kyoto, needs no introduction. While their signature dish is a “seafood flavored miso tsukemen made with carefully selected miso,” they also have another side to them, one of ridiculously good exclusive, limited time only ramen and tsukemen. In this article, I’ll introduce you to every ramen, both regular and limited, that has been offered at Ginjo Ramen Kubota over the last 1 – 2 years.
Mr.Yamasaki Jan. 07, 2020
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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 Nov. 01, 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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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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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 Mar. 16, 2022
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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 Nov. 19, 2021
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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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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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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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Kitano Tenmangu Shrine: Early Summer Fresh Green Maple Trees

Odoi Maple Trees at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine now flourishes with fully green leaves. Strolling along trails by the Kamiya River calms you down with breeze of nature.
Chiemi May. 22, 2019
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Cherry blossoms in Kyoto ! The cherry blossoms in Kiyamachi and Gion were in full bloom!

Cherry blossoms in full bloom! Walking by Kiyamachi to Gion, we took some great sakura-pics!
Vanessa Jan. 25, 2021
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Spring Special Entrance to Kodai-ji Temple and Bateira-art exhibition by Baron Yoshimoto and Katsuya Terada!

The Spring Special Entrance to Kodai-ji Temple only comes once a year! And this year, we also got to see incredible artwork by two Japanese artists, who specialize in the manga style of Japanese art! This is a very special Japanese temple-experience, which only gets more romantic the later it gets in the evening!
Vanessa Feb. 07, 2019
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Grand Opening! Blue Bottle Coffee enters Kyoto in eye-catching machiya style!

Besides having locations in Tokyo, the well-known Blue Bottle Coffee has also opened a café in Kyoto! The Kyoto machiya townhouse-style store presents a unique aesthetic. Kyoto limited edition products await your arrival to try them out!
Vanessa Feb. 07, 2019

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