The Miho museum : where art and nature meet

The impressive Miho Museum is one of Japan’s architectural highlights and houses a breathtaking collection of ancient artifacts. The museum lies hidden in the densely forested rocky landscape near Shigaraki, about one hour by train and bus from Kyoto. The Miho Museum is named after its founder Koyama Mihoko, who was one of the richest… Read More

Nishiki market in Kyoto

Nishiki food market (錦市場商店街) is an amazing place for everyone that likes traditional Japanese food. In a 400 meter long covered street in the city centre of Kyoto (京都) more than 100 specialty shops sell some of the best food in town as well as traditional kitchenware. The food market exists already several hundreds of years and… Read More