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Byodoin Omotesando

2 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
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Tea shops!

This street is full of shops selling tea and other souvenirs of Uji. There are also some cafes and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New Zealand
Tea shopping!

A street with almost all uji matcha products of all brands there, a bit touristy but definitely a... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
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“green tea” (20 reviews)
“tea products” (3 reviews)
2 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This street is full of shops selling tea and other souvenirs of Uji. There are also some cafes and restaurants. It's a fun place to browse, and tea and tea cannisters make great souvenirs.

Thank Selsy
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A street with almost all uji matcha products of all brands there, a bit touristy but definitely a full collection of uji tea and matcha products! I personally prefer the small stores selling tea accessories like tea pot and cup! Japanese craftsmanship always amaze people!

Thank Haelist
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If you're into green tea, particularly the Matcha variety, this Green Tea shopping street is for you. There are endless varieties and qualities of green tea and matcha powder and all manner of foodstuffs and sets made from green tea. You will need however to...More

1  Thank dlisbona
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is the shopping street that you walk down on the way to the temple. It is full of green tea and matcha and other things made with green tea: ice cream, desserts, snacks...All kinds. You can see matcha being made and try the tea...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The matcha street in Uji just parallel to Uji River was famous for the many tea houses and shops where you could find your own type of green tea at your own taste according to your own budget. Apart from tea leaves, there were other...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you're a big fan of Japanese matcha, this is where you can get quite a big variety of matcha. Uji is famous for its matcha quality and thus, products here won't disappoint even a decent matcha fan. Also, watch out for a matcha ice-cream...More

Thank Knight298570
Reviewed 19 March 2017

For green tea connoisseurs staying in the Kansai area, a trip to Uji is a must. A short walk from Uji station on the Keihan or JR railways, Byodoin Omotesando is the main shopping street in Uji. There are numerous tea shops - some shop...More

Thank wdcwrldtrvlr
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

우지는 말차로 유명한만큼 많은 가게들에서 녹차 관련 상품을 판매합니다. 평등원까지 걸어서 5분 남짓한 길에 수많은 가게들이 있습니다. 그 중 최고는 긴바이샤입니다. 창업 400년이 넘은 가게로 최상의 차를 맛 볼 수 있습니다. 가게에서 파는 찻잎은 최고입니다. 매번 갈 때마다 다시 들리게 됩니다. As Uji is famous...More

Thank 원진 이
Reviewed 10 February 2017

A street towards byodo-in and here, you can feel the real local life is, and the main gate of the byodoin in at the end of the street. Walk slowly here, dont rush! You can get another feeling!

Thank ChrisJieyang
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Enjoy a lot even just walking on the street to sniff the wonderful aroma of freshly-made tea. Full of the wonderful aroma of tea and a must-go for all tea-lovers. I could spend a whole day there to visit every tea shop and try out...More

Thank AnikiC
Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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