Oct. 05, 2018 UPDATE
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A Vast Variety of Quality Goods Can Be Found Here Full of Assistance Making Your Shopping Experience Pleasurable
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 the most enjoyable shopping experience possible and that can be seen through their services they provide.
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
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.
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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.
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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.