Kyoto Station Department StoresDec. 15, 2015 UPDATE
The landmark inside this internationally known sightseeing destination!

JR Kyoto Isetan

JR Kyoto Isetan
JR Kyoto Isetan nestled inside the main station of Japan’s most picturesque city and leading tourist destination. Directly connected to Kyoto Station, the store represents the ideal drop-in point for tourists either arriving in or leaving the city. Style-sensitive fashion rubs shoulders with traditional Japanese products serving as wonderful souvenirs for either yourself or your friends. Cake and sake are prominently displayed in-store, ready for your enjoyment in your hotel room or when you are...more on the way out of the city on a bullet train.
Our Comments
Average: ★★★★★3.5
Best of Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Highly Recommended
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
For Enthusiasts
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
Almost everyday, I through out the Kyoto Station,
not only good location, but also pretty items are convenient for me. I can access directly from subway Kyoto Station and enjoy shopping regardless the weather.
Isetan is an easy to find department store right inside Kyoto Station. You will defiantly see it when you arrive to Kyoto Station whether by subway, JR Train, or Kintetsu Train. You may approach the cosmetic floor first if you are coming from the JR ticket gate. The escalators will take you to different floors for fashion, grocery floor, and etc. The department store also have a tax refund counter, so look for it if needed.
Grocery Floor
Recommend !
Grocery Floor
Because of this location, not only local customer but also tourists come from abroad visit here. Especially, Japanese green tea, coffee, chocolate and Japanese sweets are popular to tourist. Isetan have pamphlets that have information regarding popular souvenirs.
Tax refund counter
Recommend !
Tax refund counter
Tax refund counter is located on the 3th floor. For getting your tax return, please don’t for get to visit the counter after finish shopping. Keep in mind that the stores you can get tax return is limited.
How to buy
Location is really convenient, you can access directly from Kyoto Station. Please drop in here, before taking JR line or Shinkansen.
- Shopping Tips -
Please be thoughtful of others who are shopping when you are walking on the aisles because of limited spaces.
Drop in here, before taking JR line or Shinkansen.
Appearance Photo JR Kyoto Isetan
JR Kyoto Isetan
Categories Department Stores
Phone +81 75-352-1111
Address Higashi-Shiokoji Shiokoji-Sagaru Karasuma St. Shimogyou-ku Kyoto City Japan
Directions JR, Kintetsu, subway "Kyoto" station direct connection
Hours 10am - 8pm
Closed Open everyday
Price range
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Credit cards Accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Since it is located in the Kyoto station, you can access easily if you are first time visitor
Information English, Chinese
Languages spoken English, Chinese
Shipping services No
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