Kyoto International Manga Museum
Kyoto gets into “Cool Japan” with the first museum in the world devoted to Japanese comics.
Kyoto’s most elaborate Zen temple, the Golden Pavilion, was built as a retirement home for a fourteenth-century shogun.
Experience Kyoto’s sophisticated food culture from the ultimate kaiseki multi-course banquet to the simple pleasures of obanzai Kyoto home-style cooking.
Visit the tea fields of Uji and later enjoy the sophisticated macha salons of Kyoto and a traditional tea ceremony.
Stunning art museum designed by I.M. Pei, in a dramatic setting deep in the mountains of Shiga Prefecture.
In the ancient capital city of Nara, the world’s largest wooden building houses a monumental bronze Buddha.