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...
Koson-gama (Hayashi Koson)
A pottery studio on Kiyomizu-zaka Street producing beautiful and elegant ceramics
Magic drop of sesame seed oil draws out the deliciousness of food and adds spiciness, flavor and a deeper taste
Long-standing bonito flake shop offering exquisite Japanese broth using natural ingredients
Take a counter seat and enjoy the chef’s skillful cooking technique
Japanese style ryokan in the maiko/geiko district – Warm hospitality and the gentle sound of Kamo River
Demachi area’s famous tasty rice cake
Shrines & Temples
Kifune Jinja Shrine
Sacred power spot in the mountainous Kyoto’s retreat