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Mitarashi butter sandwich

5 Recommended Souvenirs You Can Buy at Kyoto Station

The second souvenir video of Kyoto features five confectionary souvenirs available around Kyoto Station, recommended by Leaf, a local gourmet magazine in Kyoto.
We recommend both classic and new stores that are readily available in the Kyoto Station area.

1.Umezonooyatsu Mitarashi Butter Sandwich/J.R. Kyoto Isetan

[Umezono oyatsu is located at JR Kyoto Isetan. The popular "Mitarashi Butter Sandwich" is lined up in the showcase, along with two types of steamed bean-jam cakes, an assortment of popular snacks, and other lovely sweets. The "An-no-Hanazou" (bouquet of red bean paste), a bouquet of Japanese sweets made with a soft dough and filled with various kinds of red bean paste, is a perfect gift for celebrations or for those who have taken good care of you. The "Mitarashi Butter Sandwich" is a cookie accented with a thick sauce of Mitarashi. The best time to eat the cookies is when the mitarashi has melted.

Mitarashi butter sandwich

Umezono yoyatsu
Umezono treats
JR Kyoto Isetan B1F
10:00 - 20:00

2.Gion Tsujiri Gatobubu Financier/Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit

Gion Tsujiri is located at the Hachijo exit of Kyoto Station. This store not only sells souvenirs, but also offers a wide variety of takeout menus including drinks and soft-serve ice cream. If available, you can also eat and drink in the rest area at the back of the store. When you enter the store, you will see products lined up on the wall. The shop offers a wide variety of products, such as easy-to-pick-up individual confections, convenient baked goods in individual packages, and a wide range of tea bags to go with rice, making it hard to resist. The "Gato-bubu financier" is a baked pastry made with rice flour that has a delightfully chewy texture. Gatobu" means "tea" in the Kyoto dialect, and the rich, sweet matcha goes well with the moist dough. The seasonal "Gato-bubu financier" is also recommended.

Gatobubu Financier

Gion Tsujiri Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Kyoto station
8-3 Takakuracho, Higashishiokoji, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
10:00 - 20:00

3.Nakamura Tokichi Honten Namaicha Zerii/In front of JR West Exit ticket gates

Nakamura Tokichi Honten is located right in front of the Kyoto Station West Exit ticket gate. The shop offers a variety of attractive products such as Nakamura Tea, an original blend of tea, chocolate sweets using tea, and fluffy chiffon cakes. There is also a spacious eat-in space inside the store. Many customers come for the parfait, which is available only at the Kyoto Station store. The "Namaicha Zerii" is smooth without being too soft, and the matcha zerii with its rich tea flavor is a perfect match for the shiratama (white bean paste) and red bean paste. Hojicha and seasonal zerii are also popular.

fresh tea jelly

Nakamura Tokichi Honten Kyoto Station
Nakamura Tokyo
3F Eat Paradise in front of JR West Exit Ticket Gate, Restaurant Town, JR Kyoto Isetan, Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
11:00 - 21:00

4.Kyo-Ame Crochet Autumn Leaves Temari/Kyoto Tower Sandwich

[Kyo-Ame Crochet is located on the first floor of Kyoto Tower Sand. The brightly-colored Kyo-Ame candies lined up in a row are all handmade by artisans. Products exclusive to the Kyoto Tower Sand Store are also popular. Cookies using Uji green tea and three kinds of dorayaki are also recommended. Momiji Temari" is an orange-flavored candy with a fresh citrus aroma and just the right amount of sweetness. The beautiful combination of colors makes it a pleasure to pick up.

type of football played by courtiers in ancient Japan

Kyo-Ame Crochet Kyoto Tower Sand Store
Kyoto Ame Crochet, Today's Tower Sandpoint
Kyoto Tower Bldg. 1F, 721-1 Higashishioji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

5.UCHUwagashi Fruit Yokan / JR Kyoto Isetan

[UCHUwagashi is located at JR Kyoto Isetan. The popular bite-sized rakugan (fallen geese) come in a variety of cute designs, such as the animal series. A set of seasonal-inspired rakugan and colorful kompeito (sugar candy) is a seasonal item. Fruit Yokan" has a light and refreshing taste with a moderate sweetness. Fruit yokan is a new type of yokan that combines sweet summer, plum, and grape flavors with white bean paste. The cut of the yokan changes as it is cut, which is pleasing to the eye.

Fruit Yokan

UCHUwagashi JR Kyoto Isetan Store
Uchuwagashi JR-Tokyo City Subway
JR Kyoto Isetan B1F
10:00 - 20:00

*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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