◾︎Kansai / Uji Green Tea in Kyoto
Kansai / Kyoto’s Uji green tea is one of the most famous brands in Japan.
Uji green tea in Kansai / Kyoto is also known as the birthplace of Japanese green tea, and its history is about 900 years old.
It is said that Uji in Kansai / Kyoto is the establishment of the current tea production method, and it is also said to be a sacred place for Japanese green tea.
For that reason, there are many well-established tea shops all over the country near the Byodo-in temple.
◾︎ Kansai / Uji’s long-established tea shop in Kyoto
There are many long-established Japanese tea shops in Uji, Kansai / Kyoto.
There are several reasons why there are so many green tea shops in Uji in Kansai / Kyoto. The climate is suitable for tea cultivation, there is delicious water, and tea has been useful for a long time in historic Kyoto.
Here are some of the most famous Japanese teas in Uji, Kansai / Kyoto.
This store located at the base of Uji Ohashi is a store with a history of over 1000 years.
Currently, soft ice cream using green tea is also delicious.
Itou-Kemon is famous among Uji tea shops.
Matcha jelly has a very strong matcha and is a popular secret.
Tea-soba is also refreshing and popular.
There is also a menu such as Uji Matcha Tiramisu.
Please appreciate it!
・ Uji Tea Studio / Fukujuen
At Fukujuen, you can enjoy not only tea dumplings, matcha zenzai, Uji matcha soft, but also unusual menus such as Ujicha rice balls.
Ujicha Onigiri is a rice ball containing Sencha boiled in a bowl.
There is also an 8 tatami real tea room.
Nakamura-Tokichi-Honten has a rich matcha menu, and you can eat various matcha sweets such as financier, matcha chocolate, castella, dumplings and cookies.
Namacha jelly (matcha tea) in a bamboo tube is a popular menu, and it is finished as a dish with a taste.
・ Kamibayashi-Saniri Main Store
Kamibayashi-Sanrihonten is a long-established store with a history and tradition that is just a few minutes walk from Byodo-in.
Because it is in Byodo-in-Omotesando, it is also convenient to stop by after sightseeing.
In addition to selling pure Uji tea, we also recommend Matcha chocolate.
Tujirii-Honten is a historic tea shop that was founded in 1860.
There are a wide variety of menu items that make use of Uji Matcha, and there are various sweets that use Uji Matcha abundantly.
Among them, the green tea parfait “Hijire Uji” is a popular menu.
Please thoroughly enjoy discerning matcha sweets.
How was it.
In Uji, Kansai / Kyoto, there are many famous tea shops where you can enjoy plenty of tea and green tea sweets.
If you go to Kansai / Kyoto, please enjoy Japanese culture and Matcha sweets in Kansai / Uji.