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Furukawacho Shopping Street
Furukawacho Shopping Street
Furukawa-Cho Shopping Street in Kyoto Higashiyama has flourished as the “Nishiki of the East.” It is a retro-feel shopping street where human relationships are respected and people can relax just like they could in the past. A variety of shops ranging from old-style shops to shops for fashionable goods are lined up on this shopping street where you can enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere of the Showa Period.
Furukawacho Shopping Street map
Furukawacho Shopping Street map
Furukawacho Shopping Street map
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Store Information
1Shimada Grocery Store(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Shimada Grocery Store

Fresh vegetables and fruits consisting mainly of Kyoto vegetables are offered here. There is also a wide variety including rare forced vegetables used in restaurants. The staff will be happy to tell you how to cook them, so feel free to ask us.

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66 Bunkicho, 6-chome, Sanjo-dori Ohashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

9:00~19:00

Sun & public holiday

2Knife Sharpening TSUNESHIN(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Knife Sharpening TSUNESHIN

This is a genuine cutlery sharpening store, with one of the few large-scale rotating whetstones in Kyoto, on which detailed finishing touches are carefully applied. Japanese-style knives, completed by their workmen’s techniques, are popular with foreign tourists!

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64-4 Sanjo-dori Furukawacho Shotengai-sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

11:30~18:30

Sun & public holiday

3Honkashiwa Torihisa(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Honkashiwa Torihisa

Our specialty is the chicken meat of Kishu Umedori produced in Wakayama Prefecture. Chicken are dressed at the shop every morning. There are also fried chicken and chicken wings made using Japanese chicken which are easy to eat right away, on the spot.

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Sanjo Furukawacho Hitosuji-sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto (Furukawacho Shotengai)

8:30~19:00

Sun & public holiday

4Ayuya(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Ayuya

How about enjoying a fun conversation while eating Japanese cuisine made by the owner according to his mood on the day? There is a selection of Japanese sake, shochu and whiskeys too. Recommended for people who have a full-stomach but want to have a little drink.

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442 Minamisaikaishicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

17:30 ~ 22:00 (Last Order 21:30)

Sun

5Cattleya(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Cattleya

We have many quality clothes, shoes, bags and accessories mainly made in Japan. From items in fashion to highly functional items such as reversible ones are all sold at very affordable prices.

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442 Sanjo Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday

6BeerKomachi(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
BeerKomachi

An elegant, craft beer specialty bar where you can enjoy quality time and which is popular among foreigners too. Japan-made draft craft beers served from a barrel, including draft craft beers made in Kyoto, are provided. You can also enjoy original food with a blend of Japanese and Western styles. An English menu is available and there are staff who speak English.

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444 Hachikencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Weekday 17:00~23:00 Sat & Sun & public holiday 15:00~23:00(Last Order 22:30)

Tue & Irregular

7Kyokonbuho Tanaka(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Kyokonbuho Tanaka

Konbu (kelp) products like dry konbu produced in Hokkaido and Tsuruga and additive-free dashi (Japanese soup stock) packs are available. Homemade oboro konbu (shaved kelp) is our specialty, shaved carefully from a piece of konbu by the skillful hands of artisans.

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442 Minamisaikaishicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:30~16:30

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8Nodaya River Fish Store(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Nodaya River Fish Store

Traditional style eel shop. Our specialties are kabayaki (broiled eel dipped in sauce) and eel chirashi-zushi (garnished sushi) using eels from Mikawa Ishiki of Aichi Prefecture. You can also enjoy broiled eels using the secret sauce handed down from previous generations on the spot.

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444 Hachikencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

8:00~17:00

Sun

9Beauty Kitchen(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Beauty Kitchen

Hearty homemade dishes are provided at an old townhouse-style restaurant with a Kyoto. Our specialty is sumptuous fried chicken made with chicken shoulder meat which is rare since only a small amount can be obtained from a chicken. Please come and try it.

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443-2 Minamisaikaishicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Weekday 12:00~20:00  Sun & public holiday 12:00~18:00

Thu & 12.31-1.3

10Daily Goods Store KAJIMURA(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Daily Goods Store KAJIMURA

There are numerous household goods sold here. Chop sticks and ceramics like tea cups and bowls are popular as souvenirs of Japan since they are easy to carry back home. Here, you might be able to find what you are looking for.

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Furukawacho Shotengai, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday

11Sakamoto Store(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Sakamoto Store

It is a great little-known store packed with specially selected food, alcoholic beverages and seasonings that are rare but safe and healthy. We have many products that can only be bought in Kyoto or at each local area, so have a good look around the store.

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542 Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~19:00

Sun

12Shimizu Hosiery Shop(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Shimizu Hosiery Shop

A store that has been loved by many people, from young to old, for over 80 years. We pride ourselves on having the best knowledge and a wide variety of clothes& underwear. We have a great selection centered on domestic manufacturers like Gunze and Wacoal.

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544 Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday

13Toyo Electronics(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Toyo Electronics

A reliable electrical appliance store. We are a handy store where customers are welcome to consult us about anything, from how to use the product to how to get electrical systems repaired. Transformers, of which we always have six types available, are popular among our foreign customers. If you are looking for one, please stop by.

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546-1 Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday& Obon

14Kyogohan Nishimura(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Kyogohan Nishimura

With a focus on Kyoto home cooking, using lots of local vegetables and especially boiled pork, Saikyo-yaki(grilling a fish with Saikyo miso sauce) is superb. You can enjoy your meal in a space with an at-home feeling.

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545 Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

11:30~14:00 17:00~21:00

Sun

15Shinsen Batake(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Shinsen Batake

We have a selection of seasonal vegetables and fruits consisting mainly of Kyoto vegetables. When we buy the products, we check the producing area and producers in order to carefully select products that are truly delicious. Please stop by this familiar vegetable store unique to shotengai (shopping arcades).

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545 Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:30

Sun

16Community Square Furukawa Shuzo(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Community Square Furukawa Shuzo

Based in downtown Furukawamachi, sightseeing restrooms established for tourists, and interpretation support is available for guests from foreign countries. Various initiatives are being undertaken to promote sightseeing and activity in the district. Welcome to “Retro-Modern Furukawa!”

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546-1 Furukawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

11:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday

17Furukawacho Manryo(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Furukawacho Manryo

A restaurant with a 60 year history. Table and counter seating available. We provide carefully homemade food like croquettes and obanzai (Kyoto-style home cooking) made right in the kitchen. Also, you can always enjoy 20 to 30 types of selected locally brewed sake. Dinner starts from ¥1,000!

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548 Furukawacho, Furukawacho-dori Sanjo-sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

12:00~15:00 17:00~21:00

Sun & public holiday

18Oda Shizendo Pharmacy (Oda Pharmacy)(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Oda Shizendo Pharmacy (Oda Pharmacy)

We provide natural, high quality products like ordinary medicines, natural medicines, herbal medicines and health foods. There is a staff member who is certified as a supplement adviser, so please feel free to consult us.

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551 Karatohanacho, Furukawacho-dori Sanjo-sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

9:30~19:00

Sun & public holiday& 2016.8.15-8.16

19Murao Tosando(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Murao Tosando

A selection of playful products with delicious snacks and sweets like rice crackers, chocolates and konpeito candies packed inside them. Since their prices are reasonable, how about buying them as fun gifts for your friends?

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553 Karatohanacho, Furukawacho-dori Sanjo-sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday(Irregular)

20Kyoyama Foods(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Kyoyama Foods

Deli items and bentos made with organic vegetables from places like Moriyama, Shiga Prefecture are popular. They are made using soft brown sugar instead of white sugar and without using any chemical seasoning. Over 30 various deli items are made in the morning. And different bentos are sold every day too.

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565 Sanjo Karatohanacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

10:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday

21102 OLD RIVER(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
102 OLD RIVER

Our original blend coffee is loved by our customers. From February, we have started a rice ball breakfast service and it is provided at a reasonable price to people who wish to enjoy a Japanese-style breakfast. (Reservation required)

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567-27 Inaricho Kitagumi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

9:00~18:00

Sun & public holiday

22Kyoto Nakasei Nikuzuki(Kyoto Shimogyo・Higashiyama Area / Furukawacho Shopping Street)
Kyoto Nakasei Nikuzuki

This is a meat restaurant owned by a very famous dry-aged meat shop “Kyoto Nakasei.” The hamburger steaks made with aged beef and pork has beautiful taste and flavor, you have never had.

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573 Inaricho Kitagumi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

11:00~15:00 (Last Order 14:00) 17:00~23:00 (Last Order 22:00)

Irregular

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