Discover Another Kyoto

Discover Another Kyoto

Not far from Osaka, where the World Expo is held, “Another Kyoto” is the area of Kyoto Prefecture that extends beyond the limits of Kyoto City.

This site helps users explore the lesser known areas across the prefecture, off the tourist trail. You'll find information on all the sightseeing locations not often seen on other sites, as well as unique event information, activitie, inspiration for your trip, and more!

So, just what kind of place is “Another Kyoto”?

Another Kyoto is….

Creative

Creative

This isn't your everyday experience. In Kyoto's Woodland area, you can learn the art of katana-making from a practicing Japanese swordsmith, stretching the steel yourself to form the blade.

Sustainable

Sustainable

Get out in nature to explore Kyoto's bounty in a new way on ane-bike! Whether self guided or escorted on a tour, this is a wonderful and sustainable way to see some of Kyoto's northern seaside coast, Kyoto by the Sea.

Local

Local

Stay in the tea fields of Wazuka at a local inn in Kyoto Tea Country, where you can enjoy not only the local hospitality, but even try an organic tea tasting right at the inn, featuring teas from the area.

Local

When you visit Otokuni Bamboo Grove, you might be surprised to learn that you can not only wander the bamboo forest, but enjoy delicious savory and sweet foods made with the same bamboo shoots.

There's so much more to see

There's so much more to see

There's so much more to see

Don't just stay in an ordinary hotel - across Another Kyoto, discover unique accommodation like traditional thatched roof farmstays in the beautiful Japanese countryside, glamping, and even ancient temples where you can spend the night!

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Adventure Tours

Adventure Tours

Come discover a side of Kyoto you haven't yet seen through unique travel plans that make the most of our roots in the local community, and give you the chance to experience Another Kyoto up close.

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Where exactly is Another Kyoto?

It's easy to reach Kyoto from Osaka by public transit.
For more details on how to reach locations across the Another Kyoto area, see our access page.

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Inspiration

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