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To help you make the most of an unforgettable trip,
we have prepared some seasonal reccommended spots and experiences.
DAY1 2:00 PM
Feel at ease with an elegant Fu-no-yaki refreshment and
one of three specially selected teas from the Wazuka District of Uji.
While you’re at it, appreciate the fine Kiyomizu-yaki pottery.
DAY1 3:00 PM
Enjoy the luster of high-quality silk
with a luxuriously fine kimono rental.
DAY1 4:00 PM
Cool down with the breeze from a rickshaw ride and
the refreshing sights of Kyoto's townscape and
riverside seating over the Kamo River.
DAY1 6:00 PM
Enjoy the seasonal flavors and beauty of Japanese cuisine with a special Wagyu course meal at Niku Kappou Futago, which brings out all the potential of Japanese beef.
DAY1 9:00 PM
After a full day and long travels, it's time to relax at the hotel. After a luxurious dip in the hydrogenated water in a Shigaraki ceramic bathtub, refresh yourself body and soul with an aroma oil massage.
DAY2 8:00 AM
After soothing away the last of your stress with a hydrogenated bath first thing in the morning, enjoy a Shidashi style catered breakfast in the privacy of your room.
DAY2 10:00 AM
It's time to go get some snacks and souveniers around the hotel.
Get some of the best warabi-mochi, a soft bracken starch sweet, at long-established Kyoto confectioner Kameya Hironaga.
Head down by Nijo Castle to check out the charming seasonal wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets), at Kahou. Then, stop by Marche Noguchi for some Kyoto vegetables.
Learn to craft your own beautiful wagashi at one of Kyoto's historical confectionary shops.
DAY2 1:00 PM
Lose yourself in the austere beauty of a nearby temple.
The rainy season is a time when the refined tastes of Kyoto become more apparent. It makes for the perfect opportunity to enjoy sights such as green maple trees, beautifully blooming hydrangea and irises, and the especially fresh-looking appearance of the moss covered Kokedera temple.
Kyoto's Gion Festival takes place over the entire course of July, with the especially lively times being when you can see the floats all decorated and lit up during the Saki-Matsuri (July 14-17) and Ato-Matsuri (July 21-24).
Nearby the hotel, you can enjoy green maples around the historical remnents Kyoto's city wall which remain at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, or check out Rozanji Temple for a hidden spot where you can appreciate purple balloon flowers.
If you'd like to head out of the city for a day trip, you can you head up to the Sea of Japan for the famous views of the Amanohashidate sandbar and Ine Fishing Village.
The seventh month of the old agricultural calendar falls in what is currently August, so this is when Kyoto glistens with décor for the Tanabata Star Festival. You can appreciate the festivals at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and Kibune Shrine, as well as at light-up events at the Kamo River and Horikawa River.
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