Over 200-year old shop also appealing for new crowd
Tsuruya Yoshinobu IRODORI- Kyoto Station Asty Road/ 鶴屋吉信 IRODORI ASTY京都店
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!
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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 / 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.
How to buyThe 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.
Tsuruya Yoshinobu IRODORI- Kyoto Station Asty Road
|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.|
|Hours||Shop: 9am - 9pm
Cafe: 9am - 8:30pm (Last order at 8pm)
|Notes||Café is connected to the shop|
|Credit cards||VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc.|
|Friendly for Overseas Visitors||
Some items may be unfamiliar to overseas visitors
|Shipping services||Not available|