Local tells Top 5 best Breakfast Restaurants near Kyoto Station !

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Hi, I’m Keiko from Osaka! This is the second in a breakfast series.I have introduced Top 5 best Breakfast Restaurants in Kyoto before. Please click here for more details→Local tells Top 5 best Breakfast Restaurants in Kyoto!Have beautiful Kyoto memories! This time, let me introduce you to great breakfast restaurants that are located right in・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Shojin Ryori Restaurants (Temples) in Kyoto!

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Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! “Shojin Ryori” is a type of meals that the Buddhist Monks consume in Japan. It is without meat or fish as well as strong spices such as garlic or onions, which are believed to cloud the spirit. Killing of animals is forbidden in the Buddhist traditions. Thus shojin ryori is typically・・・

Local tells Top 7 Zen Temples and Gardens in Kyoto!

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Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! The word “Zen” is appearing everywhere from business books, management strategies, fashion to coloring books. For sure, Zen is becoming popular internationally but what is it really? Kyoto has been the spiritual center of Zen Buddhism in Japan. You can experience Zen in temples’ intricate architectures, beautiful gardens, life-styles of monks・・・

Local tells Top 7 Moss Temples and Moss Gardens in Kyoto!

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Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Japanese people are obsessed with moss(including me!). This may appear strange to some of you as moss may be considered as unwanted clumps in your gardens or imperfections in some cultures. Yet, the Japanese find peace and beauties in those imperfections. The process of moss formation resonates well with the treasured・・・

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