Spend a day in a large shopping mall fun for people of all ages
Aeon Katsuragawa is a large shopping mall consisting three floors of shops and restaurants totaling to about 220 stores. A whole day can easily be spent here to shop for fashion and variety of goods. There are also an electronic store, movie theater, arcade, and ample amount of eateries. The mall is connected to JR Train Katsuragawa Station through a roofed walkway so the mall can be visited without an umbrella on a rainy day. There are many tax-free stores, just look for the symbol indicating tax-free in the stores.
Aeon Style is a tax-free store with variety of items from groceries to fashion items all in one place. Many shoppers buy souvenirs like Japanese snacks, liquor, cosmetics, wrist watches and more. Take your receipt to the service counter located on the first floor of Aeon Style to get your tax refund which must be made on the same day of purchase.
There are so many eateries inside the Aeon mall. The food court is just one area out of many other eatery areas inside the mall. Food court is quick, easy, reasonable, and consists of many choices to choose from. You won’t get tired of eating here multiple times a day. Take a walk around the food court and see if any restaurant appeals to you out of choices like IPPUDO RAMEN EXPRESS, KAIRIKIYA, TEXAS KING STEAK, and many others. The great part of the food court is that it’s open early from 9am and closes at 10pm. The Hawaiian Pancake Factory may be a perfect breakfast for you. There are also Japanese cuisines like Sushi or Korean cuisine for Bibimbaps.
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Stores in 1F, 2F, 3F
Each floor has all three categories of shops: fashion, goods, and gourmet. Aeon is truly a mall with all genres of shops and services. Find both Japanese and overseas brands, and the variety makes it perfect for people of all ages. You can find popular shops like UNIQLO which is a tax-free shop for overseas visitors. Wi-Fi is also available in some areas of the mall. Refer to the Wi-Fi symbol on the floor map.
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Nana’s Green Tea
Notice that the floor of Nana’s Green Tea. It is pushed outward in which they designed it as a “kawadoko” style or river-floor style that are commonly seen during the summer season in Kyoto along the Kamo River. The café serves tea beverages like matcha lattes and other tea beverages. Take a break from shopping and enjoy some tea!
How to buy
Look for one of these touch screen information screen to see the mall directory. The screen can be operated in multiple languages. Also grab a shopping guide brochure which can be found next the screen written in multiple languages.
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Look for the floor guide or use the information monitor. There are many tax-free for overseas visitors. Just have your passport ready.
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AEON MALL Kyoto Katsuragawa
|Phone||+81 75-921-6860 (specialty stores) / +81 75-925-3100 (general merchandise)|
|Address||376-1 Kuze Takadacho, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 601-8601|
|Directions||Directly connected to JR Katsuragawa station. About 5 minutes away from Kyoto Station (2 stations away).|
|Open Hours||Mall Specialty Stores 9am - 10pm Restaurant Street 10am - 11pm AEON STYLE 9am - 11pm AEON CINEMA 9am - 12am Tokyu Sports Oasis Weekdays 9am - 11pm / Saturday 9am - 10pm / Sundays and holidays 9am - 8pm *Store hours varies between stores. *Starting on September 1, 2016, Mall Special Stores hours will change to 10am - 10pm.|
|Credit cards||VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / Union Pay (Ginren)|
Information available in multiple languages
|Information||English, Chinese, Korean|
|Shipping services||Depending on selected stores.|