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Sharing our experiences in Kyoto to the world, from the autumn leaves to the Gion Festival(Page2).

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There’s a new shopping center called Toni Toni right next to Heian Shrine

Toni Toni is a new shopping center named after Jidai Matsuri right next to Heian Shrine containing many nice restaurants and shops.
Sampo Feb. 07, 2019
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We took part in a sushi making experience at Daiki Suisan’s Sushi Seminar

Taking part in the Sushi Seminar opens many doors, meaning you get to have sushi parties at home with authentic Japanese sushi you make yourself!
Sampo Feb. 07, 2019
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How to line up for Ruriko-in Temple’s autumn leaves

Going to Ruriko-in Temple means a lot of time spent lining up, but in the end, the autumn leaves really are worth it.
Sampo Feb. 07, 2019
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Admiring the 2017 night illuminations at Chion-in Temple and Yasaka Shrine

The illuminated autumn leaves make for a romantic sight. The illumination event at Chion-in is something you can’t miss. Let’s go see some autumn leaves at night!
Vanessa Feb. 07, 2019
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2017 Pilgrimage to the holiest of the autumn leaves spots in Kyoto: Mount Takao!

My first trip to Takao, and although it’s very cold up in the mountains, the autumn leaves were so pretty I forgot about everything else! But remember to wear walking shoes and warm clothes when you go up the mountains!
Vanessa Feb. 08, 2019
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Enchanted Time with Maiko in the heart of Kyoto, Gion!

Getting to meet a real geisha, even a maiko, is really difficult. This is why Enchanted Time with Maiko is a great experience!
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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Aya Ueto at the Art Aquarium press event at Nijo Castle

At the press event of Art Aquarium we got to see both Aya Ueto and the mayor of Kyoto, Mr. Kadokawa!
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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We made our own ramen at the Ramen Factory

Ramen Factory is a new ramen place in Kyoto where you get to make your ramen by yourself
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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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 Feb. 08, 2019
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Vanessa, Erika and Shiho toured the famous bakeries of Kyoto

Sharing Kyoto writers Shiho, Erika, and Vanessa went to the best bakeries in Kyoto find out which one of them had the best bread!
Shiho Feb. 08, 2019
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Erika and Vanessa's cherry blossom viewing at Daigo-ji Temple!

Sharing Kyoto’s writers Erika and Vanessa went to see the cherry blossoms at Daigo-ji Temple!
Erika Feb. 08, 2019
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Secluded hikyo stations of Japan: JR Hozukyo Station in Kyoto

There are many stations in Japan that may feel a bit lonely at first, but are actually places of abundant natural beauty, like JR Hozukyo Station in Kyoto.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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A battle of pancakes: where can you get the best pancake in Kyoto?

Pancakes are hot in Kyoto right now, Kyoto is no longer only about matcha, so come take a look at the hottest pancakes in Kyoto!
Vanessa Feb. 08, 2019
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We went to Murin-an’s media event!

Sharing Kyoto’s writers Erika and Sampo went and joined Murin-an’s night illumination media event
Erika Feb. 08, 2019
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Emperor Uda’s mausoleum in Kyoto near Ninna-ji Temple

A truly off-the-beaten-path hiking destination in Kyoto that is sure to leave you in awe.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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When the demons dance their cumbersome dance to the beat of a taiko drum at Rozan-ji Temple

Rozan-ji Temple is full of demons when the day of the demons. Setsubun, comes round. But the demons here are not that scary; they have a comic side to them.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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Get a bamboo branch from a Japanese actress at Ebisu Shrine

January is a busy month at Ebisu Shrine, and a great chance to get a bamboo branch from a Japanese actress for the low price of 3000 yen.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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The first shrine visit of the year at Yasaka Shrine

In Japan in January you need go to a shrine for the first shrine visit of the year, so of course Sharing Kyoto's writers had to go too.
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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ROHM Illumination, a family friendly Christmas lights event in Kyoto

The ROHM Illumination event close to ROHM's HQ is the best Christmas lights even there is in Kyoto, plus it's not overly crowded!
Sampo Feb. 08, 2019
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Well-kept secrets of Kyoto autumn leaves that you wish you knew before coming

Autumn leaves season in Kyoto is beautiful but the most popular spots are also really crowded, and this is where Sharing Kyoto can help you!
Shiho Feb. 08, 2019
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Daikon Stew at Senbonshaka-do: Good Health for the Whole Year!

Sharing Kyoto's writers went to have some piping hot radish soup at Senbonshaka-do: it was rather good!
Erika Feb. 08, 2019

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