Category Archives: Shopping

Shijo Kawaramachi

The Shijo Kawaramachi intersection is Kyoto’s busiest shopping district. The opulent Takashimaya department store is located on the south west corner on Shijo opposite Kyoto Marui department store (which replaced… Read more »

Shopping malls

Aeon Mall is a large shopping center situated 5 minutes’ walk from the Hachijo Exit on the south side of Kyoto Station. Inside are popular national and international retail stores,… Read more »

Shopping arcades

Nishiki market Nishiki Market (錦市場, Nishiki Ichiba) is a narrow, five block long shopping street lined by more than one hundred shops and restaurants. Known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, this lively… Read more »

Japanese wine

I believe you can find Japanese wines in shops in Kyoto station, department store’s wine section and discount shops(such As DonQuijote). But if you want to hear and decide what… Read more »