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Tsujiri Kyoto-Mise

Tsujiri is a famous tea brand born in Kyoto in 1860. Today Kyoto has many cafes, and you can easily enjoy sweets and drinks of high quality matcha green tea there. Tsujiri Kyoto-Mise on Shijo […]


Takotora (Kamishichiken, Kyoto)

Do you know takoyaki? It is a ball-shaped snack with a piece of octopus in it. It is a very popular snack in Japan and loved by everyone -from children to the aged. One of […]

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Kinkaku Soft (Soft Serve Ice Cream Shop)

Near Rokuon-ji Temple (Kinkaku-ji Temple) there is a soft serve ice cream shop, Kinkaku Soft. I recommend that the visitors of the temple stop by the shop. I went there and bought the soft serve […]

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Saryo Hosen (Tea House)

FSaryo Hosen is one of my favorite tea houses in Kyoto. It’s located in a quiet residential area near Shimogamo Shrine. Though it’s not very conveniently located, a lot of people come and enjoy its […]