popular recommended best souvenirs to buy in Kyoto Uji

Uji City is located in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture.

It is also known as the setting for the world’s oldest full-length love story, “The Tale of Genji: Uji 10 Chronicles”.

It is also a popular tourist destination with many historical and cultural heritage sites, including the Byodoin Phoenix Hall and the Ujigami Shrine, both of which are World Heritage Sites.

It is also famous as the production center of Uji tea, and tea sweets made of Uji tea are sold in many shops here and there.

This page introduces recommended souvenirs from the Uji area.


Five classic and popular souvenirs from the Uji area

We have compiled a list of recommended souvenirs in Uji City.

  • Tsujiri “Kyo-cha Rusk”
  • Ito Kyuemon “Matcha Daifuku”
  • Nakamura Tokichi Honten “Dark green tea chocolate”
  • Kyo Sendo “Chanoha Sembei” (tea leaf rice cracker)”
  • Kyoto Uji Shikibugo “Chocolat Arare Koihifune (matcha)”

Tsujiri “Kyo-cha Rusk”

Tsujiri "Kyo-cha Rusk"

Tsujiri is a well-known, long-established tea shop in Uji.

The “Kyo-cha Rusk” is a chocolate-covered rusk made with Uji Matcha green tea.

The sweetness of the chocolate and the bitterness of the matcha are exquisite.

No matter where you eat it, you can enjoy the rich flavor of matcha.

Not only matcha, but also “Kyo-cha Rusk Houjicha” is available, so it is good to compare the two types of rusk.

This is a perfect choice if you are looking for a souvenir that is unique to Uji.

  • Main Seller: Tsujiri
  • Address of main store: 156 Myoraku, Uji, Uji City
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