Information about miscellaneous shops and goods – Souvenirs, Japanese sweets and other unique items only Kyoto can offer.
Kyoto-style handworks by well-cultivated artisans
Kyoto is the city where many of trad...
Cool and modern Japanese items born in Gion
Cool and unique items originating fr...
Great cooks’ favorite tools
Kyoto, the center of the food cultur...
Must-try take-away items [Gion]
From Kyoto-standard tastes to the it...
Little and lovely “Kyoto Paper Items”
During the Heian period (794-1185),...
8 stores offering classical Japanese costumes and accessories
A pair of white tabi (split-toe) soc...
Shopping in the Nishiki Market
The Nishiki Market, often known by i...
Recommended souvenir ranking: Kyoto Delicacy
Kyoto offers countless “delicious” s...
Must-try sweets for a Kyoto summer
Silky smooth texture, chilling your...
Urushi no Tsunesaburo Pontocho Shop
Passing down the traditional culture through making lacquer ware
Lightly sweetened summer dessert served in beautiful green bamboo container
A secret restaurant behind a church – Infatuating dining moment
Sit back by the fireplace in the room after dinner
Warm Japanese lighting using traditional Sashimono woodcraft technique
Shrines & Temples
Heian Jingu Shrine
Shrine guarded by Feng-shui; a world just like a picture scroll of Heian