Just a little time here - not enough really. Would have liked to get to the coast, and the fish market, and tour a geisha house...but maybe next time. We did get to the gardens (of course) and walked through another castle park. But most importantly, we finally had conveyor belt sushi.
It was super good.
We also went to the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art to catch an exhibit called The Pen, which is the art of IKEDA Manabu, which is amazing (think Studio Ghibili, with 1000 times the detail). It takes him years to finish one large piece, using pens and acrylic inks. Here's a small sample: