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Visiting Kyoto in Winter: Ultimate Guide to Kyoto Weather in Winter and Clothes You Need!

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Winter

Kyoto in winter is known for its cold temperatures, and locals call it the “deep freeze.” Recently, the winters have trended to be milder. The winter air in Kyoto is dry and makes it easy to catch a cold if you don’t dress appropriately. Be sure to take care in choosing clothes to stay warm while you enjoy events from the Christmas season to the end of the year.

Japan's Solaniwa Onsen Theme Park Brings the Old Ways of Relaxation & Entertainment into the Modern World

USJ, Nanko Port Hot Springs (Onsen) & Bath Houses (Sento)

Relaxing in a hot spring is one of the best things about traveling in Japan. Solaniwa Onsen Osaka Bay Tower is an excellent place to experience a wide variety of hot springs and enjoy various shows. Only about 8 minutes from JR Osaka Station, it’s conveniently located for Osaka sightseers and even offers a free shuttle service to nearby Universal Studios Japan. So put on a yukata and feel your fatigue slip away!

[MOVIE] A Japanese Drum Experience at TAIKO-LAB

Shibuya Other Sightseeing

Have you always wanted to learn a traditional Japanese instrument? How about one that makes you exercise in the process? If the deep sound and rhythms of the traditional Japanese taiko drums have always spoken to you, why not try your hand at taiko drumming with a dynamic class? As I learned at TAIKO-LAB in Aoyama, taiko is more than just making sound; it’s about feeling the rhythm through your entire being!

Nara Park, Flavor Town: 3 Spots With Heaps of Traditional Food & Heaps of Personality!

Nara, Ikoma, Tenri Other Restaurants

Located in the southeastern part of Nara Park, Naramachi is a popular area having such attractions as the World Heritage Site Gango-ji Temple and Nara City Naramachi Koshino Ie [lattice house] as well as various gourmet spots. Here we will introduce three shops in the Naramachi neighborhood where you can enjoy lunches made with Nara ingredients.

Choya Kyoto: Making Traditional Umeshu Plum Wine and Ume Syrup at Kyoto's Specialty Shop

Gion, Kawaramachi, Kiyomizu-dera Temple Food Shops

The world’s first umeshu (Japanese plum wine) and ume (plum) syrup making store Ume Specialty Shop Choya, opened in Kyoto. At this stylish store, you can make over 100 types of original umeshu and various ume syrup.

Visiting Kyoto in Autumn 2020: Ultimate Guide to Kyoto Weather and What To Pack!

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Autumn

Kyoto in autumn is amazing: the fall leaves make for the best time of the year to be a tourist. Many tourists come in from all over the world, but it is good to know that there is a large temperature difference between September and November, so be sure to pack your clothes accordingly. It can be hard to purchase the right clothes in an unfamiliar country, so here’s what to bring! Just keep in mind that weather can change so while we provide overall trends of what to wear, it is best to check the weather forecast before you leave your home.

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