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Shimogamonishitakagicho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-0861, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-712-1270
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
So nice Japanese style cafe

This shop is located near Shimogamo Shrine, one of unesco heritage site in Kyoto. Around 7-minutes walk from the Shrine gate. Housen specialized in traditional Japanese sweets(wagashi), and especially famous for it's warabi mochi(a kind of mochi made from wild warabi plant's root). Ones can enjoy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This shop is located near Shimogamo Shrine, one of unesco heritage site in Kyoto. Around 7-minutes walk from the Shrine gate. Housen specialized in traditional Japanese sweets(wagashi), and especially famous for it's warabi mochi(a kind of mochi made from wild warabi plant's root). Ones can enjoy sweets in a traditional Japanese room overlooking the garden. Nice space for a relaxing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Very relaxing place with beautiful Japanese garden. Served Japanese traditional sweets!! 15minutes walk from Shimogamo shrine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shimogamonishitakagicho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-0861, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-712-1270

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 8

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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Staying in City Center

Neighborhood Profile
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 local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.