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The Shinkyogoku Shopping District is a downtown covered pedestrian arcade lined with specialty stores selling souvenirs, shoes, umbrellas, T-shirts, yukata, confectionary, character goods, and more.
Nakagyo-ku | Between Sanjo-dori and Shijo-dori, Kyoto 604-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and organized street it has every shop you can think off, even Diatso Japan. I saw some shops selling 2nd hand brand names. Overall the prices are not a bargain, but you wish to have more time so can explore everything there. C U...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank majeo
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Shinkyogoku Shopping Street Union In modern days, known as the City of Souvenirs, many shops within the shopping arcade. Restaurant, souvenir shop, Japanese sweets and pickles and many more. T-shirt and kimono also a popular souvenirs among the tourists. After a long walk to shop...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KahFui
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Sanjo shopping arcade was great to see with all of the different shops and amazing food choices. We stopped in for a custard in the shape of a red snapper that is a celebration food for them. Great for souviners too.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SkiBikeNorthwest
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Running parallel to Teramachi, Shinkyogoku is another covered shopping street with plenty of shops and cafes. There are some interconnecting streets as well. This whole are is well worth visiting for an hour or two if you are in Kyoto

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The Fifth avenue of kyoto, it has major brands and department stores like takashimaya, OIOI, Zara, H&M, disney etc. Lots of cafes and restaurants too Crowded and busy

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We often found ourselves on Shinkyogoku Street during our Kyoto stay because our hotel was nearby on Teramachi Street. These two covered-shopping pedestrian thoroughfares run parallel to each other, I found Shinkyogoku, however, to be more crowded and to hold more souvenir shops. It seems...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This district is massive and there are lot of different types of shops which include clothing, food and different restaurants that you can experience. It's really convenient to get to by the bus, taxi or the JR transport.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KuanWai
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice shopping area with many different shops. Less crowded as Osaka or Tokyo but sample variety. Very convenience as JR, Bus and Taxi everywhere. Also many very nice restaurants no need to queue. You will enjoy a whole day shopping there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank harbourchan
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

A large undercover shopping complex that resembles a maze. Looked in a few shops, Dr Martin for example. Stylish and you could be mistaken for being in the UK with the mod culture and pictures of The Jam. Very expensive.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We came here when we had to wait an hour to check into our hotel, and happily wandered around all the shops for a few hours. It’s all undercover, which was great in the rain, and the shops were all full of different stuff than...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
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