Higashiyama is one of the eleven wards of the city of the Kyoto, and it is known for the ward that is not allowed to undertake the urban development, and due to this very fact, the population has been decreasing ever since.
The main points of sightseeing and exploring in this daunting and somewhat backward wards include Higashiyama Bunka, Kiyomizu temple and the Kyoto national museum as well. You can find various artefacts and depictions that directly ties this piece of land to the 15th-century Japanese culture.
This place is also known for various Japanese dishes that can only be made authentic in this given region. The cuisines that you can relish from here are Hayashi rice, Unadon, Udon, Ramen and various types of sushi as well. If you happen to be in the vicinity, then you are urged to enrol yourself in the cooking class and engulf the sweet taste of Japanese cuisine.