Mt. Kinugasa, located on the border between Kita Ward and Ukyo Ward of Kyoto City, is also called "Kinukake Yama (Kinukake Mt.)".
The tourist road running at the foot of the mountain is called "Kinukake no Michi (Kinukake Road)" and and is loved by locals and tourists.
The name comes from a historical event in which a piece of silk (Kinu means silk) was hung on (Kake means hung on) Mt. Kinugasa to resemble snow for Emperor Uda who wanted to see snow in summer.
It is also known as "World Heritage Road" because it connects Kinkaku-ji Temple with Ryoan-ji Temple and Ninna-ji Temple.
Why don't you make a stroll through the Kinukake road during the tourist season?