Starting from Kyoto Station, take Bus D1 to visit the Kiyomizu-dera. Get off at Shimizu road and along the way, a must try will be this top rated beef bun from Kihachiro. It is steamed, and stuffed with flavorful beef filling.
Kinachiro’s Beef Bun
After reaching Saga Arashiyama, I would direct you to visit Ginkaku Temple. Down the road toward the entrance of Nonomiya Shrine, this shop next to 三忠豆腐 is having some autumn and winter special taro sandwiches that are definitely recommended.
The Osaka Castle is basically the landmark in Osaka. Who could have missed this picture perfect location? At the main gate, there are food trucks and snack stalls selling your favourite treats. Soft serves, fish cakes, and the most favourite Cremia soft cream that has an intense Hokkaido milk flavor with the absolutely delicious cone!
Marron Soft Ice Cream
Fish Cake Stew with Radish
Coming to Dotonbori, there is no way you cannot spot the moving giant crab at Kani Douraku. So move on until you see a clown whom people chase after to take a shot. Next to it is a snack station where selling this scrumptious iced warabimochi skewer. Choose between matcha, chocolate or roasted soybean powder.
Matcha (Green Tea) Skewered Ice Warabimochi
Ningyo-yaki (Molded Japanese Cake)
Molded Japanese Cake
Before leaving Osaka, drop by the Shiroi Koibito shop for a white chocolate soft serve at Kansai International Airport. After passing the immigration, turn right to find it.
Kihachiro Kamakura 喜八郎
Kotoimo Honpo 古都芋本舖 (こといもほんぽ)
Address: Ishibashi-cho 58, Jodoji, Sakyo-ku