A true oasis that combines modern design with traditional Japanese culture, heritage, and motifs, the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto transports its guests to another world.
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If you arrive in Kyoto by way of Tokyo expecting a change of pace, readjust your assumptions. To see the former Imperial capital’s many highlights in just a couple days, one must be expeditious.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: For the Japanese, the drinking of green tea, in the proper way, is a Zen experience. Fukujuen Kyoto Flagship Store, a six-storey emporium in Kyoto, Japan, is dedicated to green tea in its many forms.