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Kamogawa (Kamo River), Kyoto, Japan 鴨川, 京都, 日本:

Kamogawa – Kyoto

Kamogawa (Kamo River), Kyoto, Japan 鴨川, 京都, 日本 I remember walking along with he river in this area many years ago now.

Gion festival, Kyoto, Japan 祇園祭 The Gion Festival started in 869. Floats are important cultural properties so called as moving works of arts.

Gion festival, Kyoto, Japan 祇園祭 The Gion Festival started in Floats are important cultural properties so called as moving works of arts.

Kyoto is an amazing city but there are also some incredible day trips you can do from a base in Kyoto or Osaka.  These are 10 of the best.

10 of the best day trips from Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan is an amazing city but there are also some incredible day trips you can do from a base in Kyoto or Osaka.

Gold and violet, Kinkakuji, Kyoto, Japan... I have been in this exact spot three times in 1984, 1988 and 2012

Gold and violet, Kinkakuji, Kyoto, Japan. I have been in this exact spot three times in 1988 and 2012

Japan - Summertime along the Kamogawa River in Kyoto - Photo by Photo Japan

Japan - Summertime along the Kamogawa River in Kyoto - Photo by Photo Japan

Stepping stones Kyoto

Bridges of Kamogawa River

Nishiki Market, Japan    Nishiki Market is a narrow, shopping street, lined by more than one hundred shops. Various kinds of fresh and processed foods including many Kyoto specialties, such as pickles, Japanese sweets, dried food, sushi, and fresh seafood and vegetables are sold.   Known as "Kyoto's Kitchen", Nishiki Market has a history of several centuries, and many stores have been operated by the same families for generations.

Nishiki Market, Japan Nishiki Market is a narrow, shopping street, lined by more than one hundred shops. Our favorites were the knife store where you can get knives engraved.

京都を歩く(146) 憧れの京都の雪景色 貴船神社 (八瀬・大原・貴船・鞍馬) - 旅行のクチコミサイト フォートラベル

京都を歩く(146) 憧れの京都の雪景色 貴船神社 (八瀬・大原・貴船・鞍馬

京都を歩く(146) 憧れの京都の雪景色 貴船神社 (八瀬・大原・貴船・鞍馬) - 旅行のクチコミサイト フォートラベル

Fire Ramen: Men-Baka Ramen Restaurant (めん馬鹿) -- Kyoto, Japan: Scalding oil is added to a bowl of noodles and green onions before it's set on fire. Image credit Jeffrey Friedl #Ramen #Flaming

“Idiot for Noodles”, Kyoto Ramen You Won’t Forget _ Then it was my turn. This flaming ramen is called negi ramen (ネギらめん), or “scallion ramen” _ Pretty -- Men-Baka Ramen Restaurant (めん馬鹿) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl

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