Dec 6, 2019
If it’s authenticity you seek in Japan’s ancient capital, a low-rise beauty wrapped around Kyoyamato, a kaiseki restaurant run by the same family since 1877, is where you want to lay your head. Original artwork and traditional handcrafted items from local artisans fill this 70-room property that emulates a ryokan, with its minimalist décor, earthy palette and paper doors that slide open to reveal views of the hilly historic area of Higashiyama District. hyatt.com; doubles from ¥81,000 per night.
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