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Visit with Ryoko-San

My friend and I absolutely had the most fascinating visit to the Karasuma Nijo store where... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
clarkbarbb
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Seattle, Washington
Best spot for incense in Kyoto

This shop is easy to find and quite convenient to the Karasuma subway line. Staff speak enough... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
CynthiaF271
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Denver, Colorado
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28 Nov 2016
“Visit with Ryoko-San”
1 Jul 2015
“Best spot for incense in Kyoto”
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Karasuma Nijo Agaru, Nakagyo-ku | West side, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-0857, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

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 very patiently explained the ingredients used and their sources and the steps taken...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This shop is easy to find and quite convenient to the Karasuma subway line. Staff speak enough English to describe choices and help you to make a decision. The history of this company is interesting and I really appreciated knowing that they have been in...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank CynthiaF271
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Shoeido has over 300 years of history of making and selling incense products. This is its main store in Kyoto. The store is close to the Marutamachi subway station. In the store, you can explore all kinds of traditional Japanese incenses, accessories, and some modern...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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