A popular Japanese confectionery/café in Ichijo-ji area offers both Japanese and western style confectioneries. The shop is about 6-minute walk from Shisendo
, it’s an ideal place to stop by before or after visiting the temple. Nakatani mostly offers sweets, though there are also light meals of rice and Kyoto-style dishes available. It’s a shop also perfect for buying confectioneries to take home or for gifts. Trying a pastry that is a collaboration between Japanese and western sweets like Green tea tiramisu is a must! How about some colorful macaroons? Round macaroons at Nakatani consists of Japanese flavors that reflects four seasons such as Sakura (cherry blossom) for spring, Hakka mint for summer, sweet potato for autumn, and ginger for winter.