Itohkyuemon @ Uji, Japan

Itohkyuemon @ Uji, Japan

Hi Everyone!

Today I will be taking you to the most famous tea shop on Byodoin Omotesando at Uji called Itohkyuemon (伊藤久右衛門).

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Once you are at Byodoin Omotesando, you will see many people holding bags from this shop as they are known to be tourist friendly (tax free & great service), great variety of tea and sweets and also have a nice alcohol range at the store.

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Let me take you around to see what tea they offer. If you are a tea lover, you will want to buy everything from the store.

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This one is a tea which can be served hot or cold – I got a few packets of these for gifts

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There are also gifts which needs refrigeration. They are able to organise a cooler bag for you so it stays fresh while you shop around the area

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Look at these green tea flavoured cakes and fruit coated in green tea chocolate – yum yum!

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There are many green tea desserts

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If you don’t like to buy any tea leaves, there are also gift sets you can purchase

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Do drop by and visit this store if you visit Uji – be prepared to spend some money here because they are a great choice as souviners from Japan.

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Have you noticed today is the 100th episode of my ‘Traveling Around The World’ series? Do check back tomorrow for my special post to celebrate this special milestone!

Details:

http://www.itohkyuemon.net/

Address:19-3 Todouaramaki Uji City Kyoto Prefecture 611-0013

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