Historical/Cultural property


“Neagari no Matsu (Hizamatsu-san)” at Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto

The "Neagari no Matsu" at Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is said to "wait for the price to rise" and is said to bring good luck to businessmen and people involved in the market. It is also called "Hizamatsu-san" and has the benefit of improving lower back and knee pain.

Kyoto Fushimi Inari Taisha Romon (Important Cultural Property)

This Roumon Gate was rebuilt by Toyotomi Hideyoshi when he realized that Omandokoro had recovered from his illness, and a ``prayer for life'' from that time has been discovered. Although it was dismantled and repaired in 1972, the tower gate still stands out even after 300 years, and is a masterpiece of Japanese architectural techniques.

Kyoto|Fushimi Kandakara Shrine on Mt. Inari where you can feel a connection to the heavenly world

Among Mt. Inari, there is Fushimi Kanda Karajinja Shrine, which enshrines the Dragon God and Kaguyahime and feels connected to the heavenly world. It is said to be the place where the spirit of the gods gathers the most on Mt. Inari, as ``Amanomine'' and ``Ichinomine'' are in a straight line towards Mt. Inari.
japanese food

History and present of Kyoto Gion specialty “Issen Yoshoku”

In the past, ``Issen Yoshoku'' was famous as a place to stop after drinking, but now it has become a famous restaurant that is known not only to domestic tourists but also to foreign tourists. We introduce the history of ``Issen Yoshoku'' from Gion, Kyoto, from the time of the Shinbashi store to the present.

Mount Funaoka, which was once a burial ground, is a different world where Genbu is confined

Mount Funaoka in Kyoto is the northern base of Heiankyo, and the god Genbu is sealed inside the mountain. At the top of the mountain is Iwaza, said to be the place where Genbu no Yorishiro was built, and there are records that a number of rituals were held to protect the capital. In addition to this, many mysterious legends remain as it was also the site of the ``Onin Eisei War'' and a ``funeral place.''

History of the Kyoto Prefectural Library designed by architect “Goichi Takeda” and modernization through renovation

The Kyoto Prefectural Library, which has a history of over 100 years, was designed by Goichi Takeda, known as the "father of Kansai architecture." The underground facility of the library, which has been modernized while retaining the Glasgow school decorations of the time, is an automated warehouse that resembles a secret base, and more than 1 million books are stored there.
Man’s cooking

Okumura, located in Fushimi Inari, Kyoto, is a shop where you can mix Japanese spices just the way you want them.

Since its founding, Shichimi Togarashi Honpo Okumura's concept has been to mix and sell products according to customers' tastes. Not only people who like Chinese sweets, but even people who don't like spicy foods can enjoy the flavor by eating a small amount of Chinese sweets. We introduce original shichimi that we make with advice.

Kyoto|The Seven Wonders of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine “Starless Sankomon Gate”

Consider the Sankomon Gate (Starless Sankomon Gate), which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine. It is unreasonable to believe that if you look at the Sankomon Gate from the Daidairi of Heiankyo, you can see the North Star directly above. There is no doubt that the North Star is in the direction of Sankomon from the south approach to the main hall.

Kyoto in winter|Momiji in the Tofukuji valley (Segyokukan) covered in pure white snow

Snow piles up at Tofuku-ji Temple, which is known as one of the best autumn leaves spots in Kyoto, and the pure white silver world is a superb view.