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Arashiyama is a popular sightseeing place known as a viewing spot of cherry blossoms and red leaves. Seizansodo is a restaurant which specializes in yudofu located in Tenryu-ji, the World Heritage temple, and representative sightseeing spot of Arashiyama. Yudofu is cuisine unique to Kyoto, boiled tofu served with seasonings. Their menu has only one course, “combination meal of yudofu,” or “Yudofu teishoku.” You can enjoy a Kyoto dish while watching a beautiful garden in a solemn historical temple.
- 63 Sagatenryuji Susukinobaba-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Contact No.
- A minute walk from Arashiyama Station on Randen Arashiyama Honsen Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Closed on Wednesdays
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Other Information
- Average budget for one person : from 3,000 yen for daytime Menu : Yudofu Teishoku 3,240 yen
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Ryotei, Japanese restaurant, located in the World Heritage temple
Tenryuji, built in 1345, was designated as World Heritage as a part of “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto.” Seizansodo is located in Myochi-in, one of the buildings of the temple. You can enjoy the meal while viewing the elegant temple in a solemn atmosphere.
Only meal offered “Yudofu teishoku”
The menu of Seizansodo is only "Combination meal of yudofu,” or “Yudofu teishoku” (3,240 yen including tax). You can enjoy Shojin-ryori, the cuisine without any of ingredients from animals, mainly yudofu. They serve dishes one by one like a course menu, and the number of dishes and volumes are large.
Shojin-ryori, enjoy with yudofu
One of the appeals of the menu is Shojin-ryori enjoyable with yudofu. Before yudofu, you can enjoy various cuisines such as Hiryozu, deep fried balls of tofu and vegetable, sesame tofu, tempura of namayuba (tofu skin), and Dengaku, grilled eggplant with miso.