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Byodoin Omotesando

2 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
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Nice Street

This is a nice street just in front of the temple with many shops selling Uji tea and souvenirs... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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Interesting Street

On of the nicest streets in Uji. Lots of people which added to the atmosphere. Lots of tea shops... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Trish W
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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2 Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice street just in front of the temple with many shops selling Uji tea and souvenirs. They are restaurants selling matcha ramen and gyoza here as here.

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

On of the nicest streets in Uji. Lots of people which added to the atmosphere. Lots of tea shops and cafe's with a mix of souvenir shops. Even if you are not interested in the shops it is a pleasant street just to stroll down.

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Uji is famous for its matcha and this street leading to the Byodoin Temple is lined with many tea houses and shops selling everything matcha. We were spoilt for choices as we wanted to try and buy all the delicious looking goodies.

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

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.

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Reviewed September 19, 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!

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Reviewed May 20, 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

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Reviewed May 12, 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
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Reviewed May 10, 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

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Reviewed April 11, 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

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Reviewed March 19, 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

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Nearby
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
...More
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