DON’T BE CONFUSED ABOUT WHAT KIND OF SOUVENIRS SHOULD BUY ANYMORE: 5 RECOMMENDED SOUVENIRS IN KYOTO

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Are you at a loss as to choose souvenirs for your family, lover, friends end even for yourself? Here are some recommendations that we have made for you!

 

 

 

No.1 Stuffed Doll of Japanese Giant Salamander

 

Let’s make your way to Kyoto Aquarium for the spectacular fish swimming in a huge tank and the cute dolphin show. Don’t forget to take this lovely Japanese giant salamander doll with you. Japanese giant salamanders used to be seen throughout Japan, but they are currently endangered to distinct because of overfishing. However, you may have a chance to meet actual one alongside the Kamo River!

 

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Kyoto Aquarium

Opening Hours 10am to 8pm
Regular Holidays None
Fee Adults JPY 2,050 (USD 17.09) Kids JPY 1,000 (USD 8.34)
Address Kyoto, Shimogyo-Ku, Kankiji-Cho, 35-1
Tel 075-354-3130
Webpage http://www.kyoto-aquarium.com/ (Japanese)
Price of the doll XXL (170cm) JPY 25,720 (USD 214.76), L (55cm) JPY 2,060 (USD 17.20), S (20cm) JPY 930 (USD 7.75)

 

 

 

No.2 Sugar Confectionery

 

Do you have sweet tooth? If you do, you must check out these sugar confectionery stores in Kyoto. They are not only tasty but also cute! And they are easy to carry, and you don’t have to warry that they might be crushed during the long flight in your luggage.

 

Ryokujuan

 

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Opening Hours 10am to 5pm
Regular Holidays Wednesdays, 4th Tuesdays
Address Kyoto, Sakyo-Ku, Yoshida Izumidono-Cho, 38-2
Tel 075-771-0755
Webpage http://www.konpeito.co.jp/ (Japanese)

 

UCHU wagashi

 

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Opening Hours 10am to 6pm
Regular Holidays Mondays
Address Kyoto, Kamigyo-Ku, Teramachi-Dori Marutamachi Noboru, Shimtomi-Cho, 307
Tel 075-754-8538
Webpage http://uchu-wagashi.jp/index.html (Japanese)

 

Crochet

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Opening Hours 10:30am to 7pm
Regular Holidays Subject to change
Address Kyoto, Shimogyo-Ku, Ayanokoji Tomikoji Higashi Iru, Shioya-Cho 69
Tel 075-744-0840
Webpage http://crcht.com/ (Japanese)

 

 

 

No.3 Tenugui, Japanese textile

 

Tenugui is a type of traditional Japanese towels which you can use in various ways, such as for wrapping things, wearing around the neck like a scarf and covering heads like a headband. Go to tenugui stores and find your favorite pattern from thousands of designs!

 

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SOUSOU Isemomen

Opening Hours 11am to 8pm
Regular Holiday None
Address Kyoto, Nakagyo-Ku, Shinkyogoku-Dori Shijo Noboru, Nakanomachi, 579-8
Tel 075-212-9324
Webpage http://sousounetshop.jp/ (Japanese)

 

Raak

Opening Hours 11am to 7pm
Regular Holiday None
Address Kyoto, Nakagyo-Ku, Muromachi-Dori Aneyakoji Kudaru, Ennogyojacho, 358
Tel 075-222-8870
Webpage http://eirakuya.shop-pro.jp/?mode=grp&gid=1051099 (Japanese)

 

 

 

No.4 Japanese Tea

 

Get some from traditional Kyoto tearooms so that you won’t miss Japanese tea after backing to your country! Do you feel lazy to make Japanese tea? Don’t worry, they offer tea bags as well!

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Ippodo Chaho

Opening Hours 9am to 6pm (Instore cafe open from 10am to 6pm)
Regular Holiday New Year 1st to 3rd January
Address Kyoto, Nakagyo-Ku, Teramachi Nijo Noboru
Tel 075-211-3421
Webpage  http://www.ippodo-tea.co.jp/index.html (Japanese)

 

 

 

No 5 Local Favorite Cosmetics

 

These two makeup stores are pretty popular in Kyoto. From Yojiya, you must get their aburatorigami, facial oil blotting paper as this is the best-selling item of them. Other items are of good quality as well, so why not go to one of their stores and try some on? And, at Chidoriya, you can have a wide range of makeup items which are gentle to skin and made of all natural ingredients. Maiko and Geiko also favor their products.

 

Yojiya’s oil blotting paper

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Chidoriya’s facial soap

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Yojiya (Honten)

Opening Hours 11am to 7pm
Regular Holiday None
Address Kyoto, Nakagyo-Ku, Shinkyogoku Hanaasobikoji
Tel 075-221-4626
Webpage http://www.yojiya.co.jp/ (Japanese)

 

Shops are also found in Gion, Sanjo, Kiyomizu and so on.

 

Chidoriya

Opening Hours 9am to 6pm
Regular Holiday Thursdays
Address Kyoto, Sakyo-Ku, Jodoji Kami Minamidacho, 65-1
Tel 075-751-6650
Webpage http://www.kyotochidoriya.com/ (Japanese)

 

 

 

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Our company is located in Kyoto, the world’s renowned tourism city, with 13 years of history. We provide services for foreign tourist travelling to Japan. We offer not only ticket arrangement service for event or concert, but also attractive activities, famous restaurants, and tourist attractions that only provide reservation in Japanese. Don’t you want to try a unique travel experience? Please feel free to contact with us.

 


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