Articles about shops in Kyoto

From small traditional shops selling foldable fans to huge new department stores, Kyoto has it all.

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The best 20 zakka shops in Kyoto!

Sharing Kyoto’s writer chooses the best 20 zakka shops in Kyoto.
Shiho Mar. 31, 2022
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Perfect shopping guide for Kyoto Station

To hit the best shops in Kyoto Station, you need to read about the recommended shops of Sharing Kyoto first! Also cafes and restaurants!
Shiho Feb. 17, 2022
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Must-visit shops during Gion Matsuri

There are many shops in Kyoto to seek for souvenirs. In this article, the best and the most accessible shops you might want to drop by while visiting the Gion Festival are introduced.
Chiemi Jun. 04, 2021
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5 colorful spring sweets you just have to buy in Kyoto

There are many traditional sweets shops in Kyoto with over 100 years of history. I chose five spring sweets that color Kyoto in vibrant shades of springtide that you just have to try.
Shiho Jun. 04, 2021
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Let's go on an antique loving trip in Kyoto!

How about going for an antique appreciation trip in Kyoto, where there are many old things? I’m going to introduce 5 shops where you can find great antiques.
Shiho Jun. 02, 2021
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Five carefully selected Japanese kitchenware stores in Kyoto

There is something addictive about Japanese cutlery and other kitchenware. And when you add the traditional feel of Kyoto to them, you have something really interesting in your hands.
Vanessa May. 01, 2020
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Summers in Kyoto are hot so here are five exceptionally cool Japanese sweets!

The desserts of Kyoto are not only refreshing; they’re also the perfect thing to cool you down on a hot summer’s day!
Vanessa Apr. 27, 2020
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Top 5 most delicious bakeries in Kyoto

Did you know that there are many great bakeries in Kyoto? This time I have for you five incredibly famous bakeries in Kyoto!
Shiho Apr. 27, 2020
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Our food picks for a picnic under the cherry blossoms in Kyoto

Here are some take-out options perfect for a cherry-blossom Hanami picnic in Kyoto!
Yumemi Apr. 27, 2020
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5 Amazing, Fun & Busy Stores in the Kitchen of Kyoto - Nishiki Market!

While Nishiki Market is full of interesting-looking things glittering in the light of the multicolored glass panels of its roof, here are five shops you can’t miss!
Vanessa Apr. 20, 2020
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5 Unique Japanese Stationery Items! How Many Do you Know?

In this blog, we’ll be looking at a few awesomely unique Japanese stationery items that you can find in Kyoto!
Sakurako Apr. 15, 2020
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The best spices you can only buy in Kyoto, from shichimi to dashi

There are some excellent spices you can get in Kyoto, like shichimi, ichimi, and Japanese pepper, but that’s not all! The 6 best spice shops in Kyoto.
Sampo Nov. 22, 2019
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For those into stationery: the top 5 stationery stores in Kyoto!

Besides matcha sweets, Kyoto is also a place where you can get all kinds of nice postcards, bookmarks, and other things made out of Japanese paper, so those into stationery have to come to this ancient capital!
Vanessa Nov. 22, 2019
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Top 4 tea shops in Kyoto! Japanese tea-souvenirs for everyone!

Kyoto’s Japanese tea is world-famous, so it’s only natural it’s a popular souvenir. Here are the four best tea shops in Kyoto! Let’s go taste some tea!
Vanessa Nov. 22, 2019
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Top 5 trendiest clothing stores in Kyoto

There are many interesting and trendy clothing stores in Kyoto with easy access, so come shop in Kyoto!
Vanessa Nov. 22, 2019
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Top 10 food souvenirs everyone would like to get in Kyoto!

The sweetest souvenirs in Kyoto! These souvenirs are going to make your mouth water before you can say Kiyomizu-dera!
Shiho Nov. 21, 2019
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What to get as souvenirs from Kyoto? 5 shops with cookies so delicious you won’t believe it!

There is so much to choose in Kyoto when it comes to edible souvenirs, but if you like Japanese cookies, be sure to check out this article and the best cookies in Kyoto! But be careful, the cookies are addictive!
Vanessa Nov. 21, 2019
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Top 10 most popular souvenir shops in the Kiyomizu Temple area

There are many shops around Kiyomizu Temple, but this time I’m going to take a look at the best and most chic ones!
Vanessa Nov. 15, 2019
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Autumn means chestnuts! Top 5 chestnut sweets to be had in Kyoto

Autumn is the season for chestnuts, and it’s also the time when they’re at their most delicious, so here are the top 5 chestnut sweets to be had in Kyoto!
Vanessa Nov. 15, 2019
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Top 5 matcha sweets popular here and abroad

If you come to Kyoto, you have to have matcha. I’m going to introduce 5 matcha sweets unique to Kyoto..
Vanessa Jan. 16, 2019
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Five small Japanese things made with great care

You can see many traditional crafts carefully made using traditional methods in Kyoto. I’m going to introduce shops that sell these beautiful and quality crafts.
Shiho Jan. 16, 2019
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Five shops in Kyoto offering interesting tsukemono pickles

When shopping in Kyoto, one of the best parts is getting to taste different tsukemono. There are so many vegetables that you can get pickled in Kyoto, from daikon to apples, that this ancient city could be said to be the capital of pickles.
Sampo Jan. 16, 2019
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Where can you buy sake in Kyoto? The 6 best sake shops with the most Japanese atmosphere!

There are many types of sake you can get in Kyoto, but here are six sake shops we especially like in Kyoto!
Vanessa Jan. 16, 2019
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What to eat with sake? Top 5 snacks to have with sake in Kyoto

Enjoy the taste of Kyoto with these snacks and sake! The best snacks to have with sake.
Vanessa Jan. 11, 2019

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