Japanese traditional fast food / self service breakfast you order from machine in the lobby. True Japanese experience. Went here mainly since it was next to our hotel. Chain.
Lunch by the river. Traditional Japanese curry.
Ittetsu Grazie (いってつグラーチェ)
Great affordable Japanese bbq!!!
Sky Lounge Stardust (スカイラウンジ スターダスト)
Stunning place to enjoy drinks, if you want table by the window book in advance. Super romantic. Expensive. In top floor of Uneda Sky Building.
Ginkaku-ji Temple (慈照寺 (銀閣寺))
Beautiful temple with beautiful moss garden, also called Silver Pavillion. Entrance fee.
Philosopher's Path (哲学の道)
Path starting from Silver Pavillion, nice for walking or cycling.
Large complex of beautiful zen temples that you can admite for free. At the other end of philosopher's path.
Heian Jingu Shrine (平安神宮)
The best part of the famous Heian shrine are actually the beautiful large garden inside with very few people.
The famous temple the the Arashima district with beautiful garden.
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove (竹林の小径)
The stunning and famous bamboo grove in Arashiyama district. Come really early if you want to enjoy on your own.
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama (嵐山モンキーパーク いわたやま)
Steep climb through a forest to admire beautiful views of Kyoto and baboons.
Kuchu Teien Observatory (空中庭園展望台)
Stunning views over Osaka in the rooftop of Umeda Sky Building.