For those who know me well, combining food and travel is my ultimate passion. While I love most kinds of food, I have a special place in my heart from Japanese cuisine – one of the only cuisines where pretty much everything you see is almost too pretty to consume!
While in Kyoto we ate in a few places, mostly located around our hotel in Kyoto Station.
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We recently visited Hong Kong – a regular occurrence to visit my parents-in-law – and while there we often take a short haul trip. This time we decided to visit Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. We’ve visited Japan before, but went to Tokyo, and while we were very impressed with Japanese culture and food, it was in many ways, just another large city. Everything we had read about Kyoto before we visited suggested it would be a much different (and more beautiful) place – especially during the spring cherry blossom season when we would be visiting.
Overall we had a great time, spending 5 nights in Kyoto, and walking close to 90Km over our 6 days – a few highlights and top sights are shown below.
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On a recent stay in Kyoto, Japan we stayed at the Ibis Styles Kyoto Station for 5 nights. Overall this would be classed as a budget hotel in Japan, but was absolutely perfect for our needs, centrally located, clean and full featured. I’ve broken the hotel review down further below.
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