Shopping malls

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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, a number of cheap eateries, a grocery store, an amusement arcade, and a cinema. The mall consists of two buildings connected by a walkway on the 2nd and 3rd floors. The Sakura Building has 5 floors and the Kaede Building has 4 floors. read more…

The Cube is a shopping mall occupying three floors on the north west side of Kyoto Station building. On the first floor and first basement floor (B1) you will find Kyoto confectionery and souvenir shops. This is a very handy area for picking up souvenirs unique to Kyoto before you depart for your next destination. On the second basement floor (B2) are ladies’ fashion boutiques and cosmetics stores. Though opening times vary according to the individual store, the souvenir shops are generally open from 8:30 – 20:00. Most of the clothing stores are open from 10:00 – 20:00 on weekdays and until 21:00 on Friday and Saturday.
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