Mar. 13, 2019 UPDATE

Fumitsubaki Building

- 文椿ビルヂング -
A European-style building where you can find unique and hand-selected products
This wooden structure was built about one hundred years ago and is done up in a European style. Inside you will find tall ceilings and a spacious interior that is home to clothing and accessories shops and restaurants. Enjoy the historic feeling of this space while getting in a bit of shopping or a meal. All of the shops offer unique and intriguing products, many of them unique to this location alone. This is a great chance to find your new favorite item.
Clothes / about ¥3,000 ~
Trente-neuf sells women’s clothing and accessories made in Japan. The cute clothes are made by artisans at a small clothing studio. Each and every one is painstakingly made and will last for a long time. There is only one fitting room, so you may have to wait your turn if the shop is crowded.
Massage oils
Massage oils / ¥2,160 ~ ¥3,672
Perfect Potion sells cosmetics from Australia. You will find an array of products made from plant-based and natural ingredients.The massage oils are infused with flower and fruit aromas for relaxation. This is a great choice for unwinding at the hotel. They also sell essential oils, lotions, and shampoos.
Fabric products
3Check it out!
Fabric products / ¥3,500 ~ ¥20,000
Tsubaki-labo-KYOTO offers textile goods designed by Koha, a female designer from Kyoto. You will find cushion covers, pouches, umbrellas, and more. The items are styled on a motif of seasonal Japanese plants. The beautiful colors are produced through Kyoto’s unique dyeing methods. *Note that photography is not permitted in the shop.
Curry and naan take-out for
4Check it out!
Curry and naan take-out for / ¥850 ~ ¥950
Kamana Kitchen is an Indian restaurant that serves curry free of artificial flavoring and seasonings, so it’s a healthy choice. You can also order curry and naan entrees to go in a bowl. The Japanese menu out front also has entries in English. *Take-out bowls are an extra ¥30. *Note that the set menus are not offered for take-out.
How to buy

how to buy - FumitsubakiShops extend deep through the interior corridor. Just pop into any one that intrigues you. You will find curry and grilled chicken shops at the back.

- Shopping Tips -
Note that each shop has a different level of English-language service. However, they will all be able to assist you with basic English and gestures.
2.8 goods2.5 service3.0 fun3.0
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
2.8 goods2.5 service3.0 fun3.0
We love the look of the exterior and interior. Many shops are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
3.2 goods3.0 service3.0 fun3.5
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
3.2 goods3.0 service3.0 fun3.5
Fumitsubaki Building / 文椿ビルヂング
Category Fashion Buildings
Phone Differs depending on the shop.
Address 79, Mikuracho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8166
Directions 3-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Line Karasuma Oike Station. (Exit 5 or 6)
Open Hours Differs depending on the shop.
Closed Differs depending on the shop.
Notes There are only one or two shopkeepers, so a purchase may take time when the shop is crowded.
Price range
¥1,000 ~ ¥5,000
Credit cards Differs depending on the shop.
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
There is not much guidance of the foreign language.
Information Japanese only
Lanuages spoken Japanese only
Shipping services Not accepted
Page Top