Shoyeido Incense Co. Kyoto Main Store

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A long-standing store with a long history as a leader of fragrance culture since its founding in 1705. They manufacture and sell all sorts of fragrances including incense for religious use, incense sticks for tatami rooms, informal incenses, incense for tea ceremonies, and incense pastilles. The shop interior feels like a room used for tea ceremonies and it's fun to search the shop for a scent that fits your lifestyle. Popular purchases for those looking for Kyoto souvenirs are their Hourin incenses, a traditional scent used in traditional Japanese restaurants and inns, and their popular XiangDo Series, a pure fragrance with scents of rose and lavender.

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Kyoto Kyoto-shi Nakagyo-ku Karasuma-dori Nijo Agaru East side map map Map
open everyday (excluding New Year's Holiday, Kunshukan is Irregular holidays)
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  • Visit with Ryoko-San
    5.0 Reviewed : 2016.11.29
    My friend and I absolutely had the most fascinating visit to the Karasuma Nijo store where Ryoko-San introduced us to the traditional way of making incense in their fragrance factory tour. Ryoko-San...
  • お香
    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.10.22
  • お香の有名店です
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.09.17

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