Kyoto, the old capital of Japan is a place filled with history, pride and sublime magic. It is known for having 17 Unesco World Heritage sites and some of the best food in the world. We, at Mate would like to share some of our favorite places, temples, restaurants etc.. with you in this little blog so you can have an experience you'll never forget whether you're just a visitor or find yourself living in this city in the future.
Besides gorgeous temples & shrines, Kyoto has some of the most beautiful architecture around Japan. Most are represented in the form of houses owned by previous Emperors, traditional houses (known as Machiya) and gorgeous old buildings.
Here are a few of the ones we recommend you visit while in Kyoto