Hidden Gems in Kamigamo, Kyoto

Shake-machi In this write-up, I would like to talk about a couple of interesting spots (‘hidden gems’ I would say) in the Kamigamo district in Kyoto (which is in the Kinki Region). At first, let me say a few things about shake (社家). Pronounced as shark-ei, the Japanese term shake refers to a distinguished clan that had … Continue reading Hidden Gems in Kamigamo, Kyoto