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Best things to do in Kyoto

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Home Goods Store
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Kyoto is famous for its tofu cuisine. Kyotofu Fujino is an excellent place to sample the incredible variety of dishes that can be made from this versatile food. It is a tofu restaurant with meal sets and a la carte menu. Has yuba, tofu dishes, and desserts like vegan cheesecake and ice cream. You can try their FUJINO SPECIALITY DINNER COURSE - Deep-fried tofu and dried wheat gluten topped with miso, Fluffy soft tofu covered with starchy amber sauce, Deep-fried tofu with crispy ricecake cubes; DELUXE OBORO TOFU LUNCH - Sesame tofu and fresh yuba sashimi, Soymilk white-cream croquette; and FUJINO HALAL DINNER - Soymilk omelette, Yuba salad and Simmered tofu.”
1 local recommends
Cafe
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“Kyoto's (and maybe Japan's) best cakes. 500-600 each take out. Except lines on weekends. The seating area is very small. In between Kitayama subway station and the river.”
2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“You may be able to find good souvenirs here!! Also this shopping mall has restaurant section. ”
2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Kyoto Saryo is a cafe which serves Japanese green tea and Japanese sweets by special pottery. They make different sweets every month, so you can taste seasonal Japanese sweets at this place.It locates 2nd floor JR Kyoto building. ”
3 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Located inside Kyoto's main train station. Very popular. You can gather information when you arrive in Kyoto or even make bookings. Many languages catered for.”
1 local recommends
Cafe
1 local recommends
Train Station
“The main station in Kyoto . Take local train to Nara Fushimi Or take Shinkansei to Tokyo or Hiroshima ”
14 locals recommend
Premise
“JR Kyoto station, walking 15 to 20 minutes on foot, or take a bus 5 minutes.”
1 local recommends
Cafe
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“Truly excellent coffee with latte art to match. Friendly welcoming service and very willing to accommodate a family with a pram. Plenty of cakes and snacks on offer but again, you go for the coffee. It is excellent coffee in Kyoto.”
1 local recommends
Food
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“This is sweets shop. You can eat richness maccha ice cream and buy Uji maccha of Gion Tujiri in souvenir and memory of Kyoto”
3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
1 local recommends