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This Japanese sweets shop located in the Shimogyo Ward of Kyoto City in Kyoto Prefecture is a long-established place that has taken part in offerings and various matters since around the time that Honganji Temple was built in the Yamashina area of Kyoto in 1483. Its representative famous sweet “Matsukaze” is said to have been created while Oda Nobunaga was fighting Ishiyama Hongan-ji Temple, a battle which continued for 11 years from 1570. Matsukaze, which is made by taking a blend of wheat flour, sugar, malt syrup, and light-brown miso, then fermenting it and grilling it in a circular pot, has a consistency and special flavor that is almost addictive and is a standard present among Kyoto souvenirs. They also carry many items for gifts such as gift cases.


Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Horikawa Togashi Article 7 Ryuya-machi rising 153 (Kawaramachi / ShijokarasumaArea)

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Reviewed:2015/08/24 Elegant dessert
Kyoto boast numerous famous okashi (pudding-like dessert) old-brand shops. Kameyas one of the top rank, and they prepare for the tributes for a major temple. Honestly in a foreigners eyes okashi...
Reviewed:2019/08/13 むちむちの生地がおいしい松風
Reviewed:2019/06/23 戦国時代の兵糧

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Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Horikawa Togashi Article 7 Ryuya-machi rising 153 [ map ]
Kawaramachi / ShijokarasumaArea
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          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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