Department Store Spots in Kyoto Area

  • Takashimaya Kyoto Store
    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto Shirokyo-ku Shijyodo Kawaramachi Nishinomicho 52
    Takashimaya Kyoto Store is a department store located in the Kawara-machi area of the city. In addition to the usual fashions and food, it contains an art gallery and an arts and crafts salon. It was reopened after remodeling in 2006. The so-called dining garden, Kyo Kairo, located on the seventh floor, offers a wide selection of eating and drinking establishments, built in the modern Japanese style typical of Kyoto.
  • JR Kyoto Isetan
    22 Reviews
    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Karasumaru Saltwater Road Down Le Higashi Salinkochi Town
    A department store connected directly to Kyoto Station. The basement food sales area is host to a variety of shops selling bento box lunches and sweets. There is also a restaurant street on the top floor and a variety of “open view” restaurants from the 7th to the 10th floor giving diners the chance to enjoy super views of Kyoto from large windows installed in the building.


  • Daimaru (Kyoto Branch)
    2 Reviews
    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Shijyodong Takakura Nishi Into Shichisho-cho 79
    This veteran department store is located one minute on foot from Karasuma Station on Hankyu Railway's Kyoto Line in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City. It has an array of shops, including those lining the Special Fashion Floor and the Dining Paradise area. Their Daimaru Museum holds exhibits and other events. They also have a popular wedding plan done in collaboration with a famous hotel.

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  • Tsuneyoshi Department Store
    Kyoto Kyotango-shi Omiyacho Kamitsuneyoshi 123-2
    A department store that supports the locals. For sale are items that can't be bought anywhere else including locally harvested seasonal fruits and vegetables and preserved foods made by the local ladies. They also hold activities designed to preserve local ways of farming, local foods, local traditions, and local ways of living. Definitely try the Tango rice, famous amongst the rice producing regions, including Tsuneyoshi Rice and Tsuneyoshi Kampo Rice.
    Kyoto Kyoto Shimogyo
  • Rakusai Takashimaya ( Takashimaya Rakusai )
    4 Reviews
    Kyoto Kyoto Nishikyo Oharanohigashisakaidanicho 2-5-5

    It is a branch of Takashimaya Department Store, which is beside Rakuseinu shopping center. Compared to Takashimaya at Sijo Kawaramachi, this one is much smaller. But the food area is quite good, and...

  • BiVi 2 Jo
    Kyoto Kyoto-shi Nakagyo-ku Nishinokyotoganoochou 107
  • Kyoto Izumi-chuo SC (Kyoto Izumi-chuo Shopping Center)
    Kyoto Kyoto-shi Shimogyo-ku Otabi Cho 35
  • Zest Oike Underground shopping center
    Kyoto Kyoto-shi Nakagyo-ku Shimohonnojimaecho
  • Miyazaki Nijo
    Travel / Tourism
    Kyoto Kyoto-shi Nakagyo-ku Nijodori Teramachi Higashiiri Enokicho 82

Kyoto Areas


Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.

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