Shortcut from Fushimi Inari Taisha to Tofukuji’s Honbo Garden

The Fushimi Inari Taisha is connected to a few other temples via mountain lanes. One popular destination is Tofukuji Temple's Honbo Garden but most people don't know about the shortcut. Here a map to it.

Play with yarn in Ichijoji — Avril pépin — in pictures

Avril pépin is one of our favorite places in Kyoto. And rightfully so: the hundreds of cones of yarn on display that you can touch and feel make it a yarn lover's paradise.

Tenjin-san Market — in pictures

Up to 1,000 stalls pop up at the Tenjin-san Market on the 25th of each month at Kitano Tenmangu, a thousand-year-old shrine dedicated to exiled poet and statesman Sugawara Michizane (845–903). Kyotoittes know it as…