Don’t forget your camera when you visit Maizuru, Kyoto, famous for its phenomenal landscapes, beautiful beaches and breath-taking lakes and mountains. Established as a naval port, Maizuru played an important role during the Russo-Japanese War and is still a base for the Japan Self-Defence Force. Located in the former capital, Kyoto, there are dozens of gardens, shrines and museums to see, putting this unique destination on the sightseeing map.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Stop by the Goro Sky Tower for stunning views of Maizuru town and the surrounding areas in the full 360-degree panorama. Located in the centre of Maizuru City, and at 50.5-metres high, the sea view is ranked as one of the highest in Japan.
Visit Kyoto for their famous vegetarian dishes, created to serve the needs of Zen Buddhist priests making the rounds of Kyoto’s many Temples. These vegetarian set meals (shojin ryori) may include tofu simmered in a pot at your table, filmy sheets of soya milk curd and an array of local vegetables. Kyoto is also renowned for its own style of kaiseki, an elaborate feast enjoyed by the capital's nobility with its blend of ceremonial court cuisine, Zen vegetarian food and simple tea ceremony dishes.
The currency in Maizuru is the Japanese Yen (JPY).
Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.