Kyoto National Museum is located at Shichijo, near from here, there is SanjuSangendo Temple/三十三間堂. This museum was built for protecting arts from ancient in Kyoto and Nara in Meiji period.
The one of buildings which was built in Meiji period was created by Tokuma Katayama/片山東熊, who is the architect in this period. He made important buildings like Akasaka Palace.
For Permanent collection, modern building was built recently, it is also worth to see, the architect is Yoshio Taniguchi/谷口吉生(Well known as MOMA’s work).
Deep rich Matcha“Unmon no Mukashi“ & Gyokuro“Tenkaichi“/濃抹茶 „雲門の昔“ & 玉露 “天下一“
Ippodo is one of the well known tea shop from Kyoto, they have shop in Tokyo and New York,too.
Next to the shop, it’s possible to have tea in their cafe.
We had deep rich Matcha & Gyokuro tea, both are so Awesome and this experience of taste was first time !