Apr. 25, 2017 UPDATE

Tsuruya Yoshinobu IRODORI- Kyoto Station Asty Road

- 鶴屋吉信 IRODORI ASTY京都店 -
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Over 200-year old shop also appealing for new crowd
Many travelers are seen stopping at IRODORI for some Kyoto souvenirs before heading out on the train. “Modern Japanese” is the concept of this shop opened in 2015 by Tsuruya Yoshinobu, a long-running confectionery specialty shop. Over 200 years of experience of in Japanese confectionery brings high quality treats to this store. Some items are only available in IRODORI shop, so don’t miss it!
Kohakutou
1Recommend!
Kohakutou / 10 pieces ¥1,080
The texture of these sugar candies will give you a surprise. At first glance, it seems to be a box of hard candies, however the inside is gelatinized sugar candy with agar and herbal flavors that induces relaxations such as jasmine, chamomile, and lavender.
Ariheitou
2Recommend!
Ariheitou / 5 pieces ¥540
These are colorful hard candies designed as an image of notable areas of Kyoto such as Gion, Nishijin, and Uji. Using fine sugar, these are sweet and artful candies.
Monaka
3Check it out!
Monaka / 5 pieces ¥1,080
Monaka are light wafers filled with sweet red bean jam. Great for gift giving! Also available are Monaka making-kit which comes with three different fillings that you could sandwich with wafers on your own. Monaka are also available to order in the café.
How to buy
The items are wonderfully displayed and easy to look around.
- Shopping Tips -
Check for the shelf time before purchasing as some confectioneries are to be eaten within few days.
3.4 goods3.5 service3.5 fun3.3
Price
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Ami
3.3 goods3.5 service3.5 fun3.0
The shop is easy to access as it is located in Kyoto Station. Stop by here when you pass for a colorful sugar confectionery collection. Hard to believe that the shop behind IRODORI is a long-standing over 200 year old confectionery store. Its very much modern Japanese style confectionery shop!
Yoko
3.5 goods3.5 service3.5 fun3.5
Colorful sugar confectioneries are visually cute and great for gifts. Cutting the Kohakutou into pieces and place them on a plate is a wonderful way to serve it.
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Tsuruya Yoshinobu IRODORI- Kyoto Station Asty Road / 鶴屋吉信 IRODORI ASTY京都店
Category Sweets
Phone +81 75-574-7627
Address Asty-road, Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi, 8-3, Higashishiokoji Takakuracho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Directions In Asty Road, just near the Hachijo-guchi exit in Kyoto Station.
Open Hours Shop: 9am - 9pm Cafe: 9am - 8:30pm (Last order at 8pm)
Closed Open everyday
Notes Café is connected to the shop
Price range
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc.
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Some items may be unfamiliar to overseas visitors
Information Japanese
Lanuages spoken Japanese
Shipping services Not available
URL http://www.turuya.co.jp/en/index.html
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