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On Teramachi-dori street, north of Nijo street; Tel:075-211-3421; Open 9:00-18:00; Closed Jan. 1-3; Beloved for over 300 years throughout Japan, selling Japanese teas from Kyoto: matcha, gyokuro, sencha, hojicha, genmaicha, and more; Full, detailed English service, explanation, and materials; Relax with tea and sweets and learn to brew tea at tearoom Kaboku; Tearoom open 10:00-17:30 (L.O.); Cards accepted: MC, VISA, AMEX, UNION PAY, DC, DINERS, JCB; Department store locations in Daimaru Kyoto and Takashimaya Kyoto.

West side of Teramachi , north of Shijo; Tel: 221-1215; Fax: 213-2502; Open: 10:00-20:50, closed the 2nd, 12th, and 22nd of the month; established in 1803, this conveniently located, classic style Japanese tea shop only sells Uji teas (considered to be the finest growing area for Japanese tea in all of Japan), as well as all kinds of tea utensils for tea ceremony and daily use, etc.; their website, has an excellent English section; overseas shipping available; friendly owner welcomes foreign customers and will give instruction on how to enjoy best taste of their first-quality tea; major credit cards accepted.

Producing high quality teas for over 300 years, Marukyu Koyamaen has repeatedly won first prize at the Japanese National Tea Competition.

Nishinotoin Tea House
Shop: 9:30-18:00
Tea house: 10:30-1700 (L.O.)
Closed: Wed.
Tel: 075-223-0909
English menu

Kyoto Station Shop
Isetan Dept. B1F

Kyoto Takashimaya Dept. Shop
Takashimaya Dept. B1F

Make online reservations for
*Introductory Matcha-preparation class
*Seasonal Tea Gathering experience:
Participate as a guest at a beautiful tea house.

Matcha Factory Tour in Uji: Reservation required 4 days in advance.
Head Offices in Uji Tel: 0774-20-0909


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Open: 14:00–4:00; Closed: Sun., nat'l holidays
Tel: 075-525-0070
Japan. Tax-free Shop
One street west of Hanamikoji, north of Shijo