The granddaddy of shichimi (Japanese ‘seven spice’) shops has been trading here since the mid 17th century. Today you can buy their blend of peppers, sesame seeds and spices in supermarkets nationwide, but since you’re here, do like all the other tourists and pick up a packet from the flagship store.

Kyoto Shortlist

Review updated October 2009


2-221 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Transport Bus 206.

Telephone 075 551 0738

Open 9am-6pm daily.

Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.


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