Downtown Department StoresDec. 15, 2015 UPDATE
A Vast Variety of Quality Goods Can Be Found Here Full of Assistance Making Your Shopping Experience Pleasurable

Takashimaya Kyoto

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Takashimaya Kyoto
Takashimaya Kyoto is full of helpful services making shopping pleasurable. It`s truly a shopping facility where they provide the needs of any shoppers. The assistance in English and Chinese are available. Tax refund counter is equipped with a foreign currency exchange machine, and overseas visitors can take advantage of the 5% discount service at some shops. The language barrier will not be likely a problem when shopping here as the staff in Takashimaya`s first priority is for shoppers to have t...morehe most enjoyable shopping experience possible and that can be seen through their services they provide.
Our Comments
Popular in 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.
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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.
I like to buy cakes from Takashimaya for special occasions. Not only there are different choices of cake shops to choose from in one floor, but they all package the products very nicely. The selection of souvenirs are great here. I'm sure you will find the perfect gifts in Takashimaya!
Basement Floor Food and Food Concierge
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Basement Floor Food and Food Concierge
Variety of items are attractively displayed in the basement floor of Takashimaya including local Japanese confectionery shops to wonderfully decorated cakes. Also a food concierge service is available there where you will be assisted with a tablet to help find the right souvenirs to buy for your loved ones or even for yourself.
1st Floor Tax Refund Counter
Recommend !
1st Floor Tax Refund Counter
Ask for the Takashimaya Shopper`s Card at the Tax Refund Counter. At accepted shops throughout Takashimaya, use this card to receive a 5% discount. Because this discount is especially for visitors from overseas, you must show your passport at the Tax Refund counter to receive the 5% discount card.
Wide Range of Fashion Stores and Restaurants
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Wide Range of Fashion Stores and Restaurants
8 floors full of shopping and dining is inside Takashimaya Kyoto making it a great place to shop with friends, family, or by yourself. You will find clothing shops for all ages, throughout several boutiques of Takashimaya, selecting items that are most wanted of the season.
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English and/or Chinese Speaking Staff
Several English or Chinese speakers are on site to assist with your shopping. These staffs have badges indicating that they can speak a specific language.
How to buy
Check out the pamphlets in English or Chinese. There is also information of recommended Kyoto Souvenirs you can find in Takashimaya. There is a Seven Bank International ATM and a post office conveniently located on the 7th floor.
- Shopping Tips -
Perhaps you want to send out a post card?
There is a post office on the 7th floor if you need to ship out domestically or internationally.
Appearance Photo Kyoto Takashimaya
Takashimaya Kyoto
Categories Department Stores
Phone +81 75-221-8811
Address 52 Nishiiru Shincho, Shijo-dori Kawaramachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Directions ・Direct underground passage to Hankyu Kyoto Line Kawaramachi Stn.

・5-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Stn.
Hours 10am - 8pm
* Restaurant floor(7F) are open from 11am - 9:30pm
Closed Irregular holiday (closed on New Year's day)
Notes Takashimaya is a shopping place where you can find extensive selection of food, clothing and home goods.
Price range
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Budget varies among shops.
Credit cards Accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Staffs assistance in different languages
Information Yes
Languages spoken Yes (English/Chinese)
Shipping services Yes - Japan Postal Office located on the 7th floor.
Takashimaya Kyoto +81 75-221-8811 Budget varies among shops. 3/3

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