Fujii-Daimaru is a small department store in downtown Kyoto with a strong focus on youth fashion. The basement food floor (known as Tavelt) is quite good here.
Fujii Daimaru Department Store Exterior image © Chris Rowthorn
Overshadowed by the larger stores nearby, Fujii-Daimaru is a nice little department store with some interesting shops. Of particular interest to travelers are the Tavelt Food Floor and the branch of the %Arabica coffee chain.
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Fujii-Daimaru Department Store
605 Teianmae-cho, Nakagyo-ku
1-minute walk from Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Line
10-minute walk from Karasuma Station on the Karasuma Subway Line
Official website (English)
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