May 30, 2012

hunting for fireflies

June is a season for fireflies.

There are several spots in the town.

1, along a canal
  please catch subway 'Karasuma line' to 'Matsugasaki' station. walk to west about 150m, once you get to Matsugasaki-dori (street), go south about 10 minutes. it is north of Rakuhoku high school.

2, philosophy's path
   please catch city bus No. 5or No. 17 from Kyoto station. and get off at 'Ginkakujimichi' bus stop. when you walk along this path, you might see them. There are also some quiet temples around this area.

3, tatsumi bridge in gion area
  please catch city bus No.202 or No.207 to 'Gion' bus stop. go west on Shijo-dori (street) then turn right at the corner of 'Hanamikoji-dori (street)'. go straight about a couple hundred meters, you will see the little bridge on your left hand.

They appear around Jun 10th every year in Kyoto city.
Please enjoy the beautiful nights turning off the lights.

May 5, 2012

Handicraft Center in Kyoto

Handicraft Center in Kyoto
7days OPEN 

Did you know you could have a great experiences to make own Japanese traditional stuff there?
A doll, accessories,bamboo toy and etc.

There are souvenir shops as well. They have many kinds of Japanese things for your home.

More detail below,

Enjoy the traditional of Japan !

Access: City bus #203 or # 204 to "Kumano jinjya mae"