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The Popular & Unique Cafés where you can feel Japan

 2016/09/26 Travel in Japan   41 Views

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Japanese café appeared in the mid-Meiji period (about 140 years ago). There are various styles of café such as the old style ones and the new style ones. Today, we’d like to introduce you the popular & unique cafés where you can feel Japan.

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Kougensha Kahikan (Iwate)

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The first recommended café is Kougensha Kahikan where is in the courtyard of the publishing company, “Kougensha”. Kougensha is famous for the fairy tale collection of Japanese poet, Kenji Miyazawa.

光原社 可否館②
Refer to this site: http://ikuze-tohoku.jp/kitchen/info/coffee_kan.html

You can enjoy teatime here in the antique and relaxed atmosphere. They have an orthodox bitter coffee, nostalgic walnut cookies, and big icecreams, etc..


【café information】

(address)2-18, zaimokucho, Morioka city, Iwate

(access) 7minutes walk from JR Tazawako Line/Yamada Line/Tohoku Honsen Morioka station

(open time) 10:00~18:00

(regular holidays) 15th of every month

(URL) http://www15.ocn.ne.jp/~kogensya/

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Ginza Café Paulista (Tokyo)

Refer to this site: http://teniwoha-plus.jp/japan/kanto/tokyo/3595/

It is 105years since Café Paulista opened in 1911. Due to Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, it gave up the management on the way, but café management was resumed in 1970.

Refer to this site: http://youpouch.com/2016/04/13/348892/

This café was also loved by some Japanese great writers and celebrities like Ryunosuke Akutagawa, John Lennon, etc..


【café information】

(address)Nagasaki Center Building 1F, 8-9-16, Ginza, Chuoku, Tokyo

(access) 6minutes walk from JR Yamanote Line/ JR Tokaido Honsen/ JR Yokosuka Line Shinbashi station

(open time)(Monday to Saturday)8:30~21:30 L.O.21:00 (Sunday/National Holidays)11:30~20:00 L.O.19:30

(URL) http://www.paulista.co.jp/


Café Panorama (Kochi)

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Speaking of Kochi, it is famous for Ryoma Sakamoto. If you visit this café in Godaiyama, Kochi, “Ryoma Capucino”and Godaiyama cream puff are so recommended. This is a café having a superb view of Kochi city.

Refer to this site: https://syncer.jp/kochi-panorama-cafe

【café information】

(address)2F, 210-1, Gyuko, Kochi city, Kochi

(access) JR Kochi station → (My Yuu bus/24minutes) → Godaiyama Tenbo-dai

(open time)(Weekday)10:00~17:00 (Sunday/Saturday/National Holidays)10:00~21:00

(URL) http://www.gendaikigyosha.co.jp/panorama.html


Yojiya Café Ginkakujiten(Kyoto)

Refer to this site: http://photozou.jp/photo/show/174607/95048330

Yojiya is famous for blotting paper. It opened café at several places in Kyoto. You can enjoy teatime here overlooking the nice garden.

Refer to this site: https://www.tripadvisor.jp/Restaurant_Review-g298564-d4052116-Reviews-Yojiya_Cafe_Ginkakujiten-Kyoto_Kyoto_Prefecture_Kinki.html#photos

The menu contains a rich variety of matcha sweets, and the matcha latte being made a latte art of Yojiya character is popular. It’s also popular with overseas visitors.


【café information】

(address)15, Honen-incho, Shishigatani, Sakyoku, Kyoto city, Kyoto

(access) Kyoto station → (city bus/30minutes) → Kinrinshakomae → 5minutes

(open time) 10:00~18:00 (L.O.17:30) ※open time is different from the season

(URL) http://www.yojiyacafe.com/store/ginkakuji.html


Kurashiki Ko-hi-kan (Okayama)

Refer to this site: http://harekura.com/shop/coffeekan.html

This antique building is “Kurashiki Ko-hi-kan” in the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter. Ko-hi-kan means “café”. Kurashiki Ko-hi-kan opened in 1971. It’s very chic and classical coffee shop.

Refer to this site: https://tjokayama.jp/gourmet/4578/

This café is doing a self-roasting to provide a genuine coffee. You can enjoy rich menu, atmosphere, and good taste !

Refer to this site: http://zanmai-zamurai.blogspot.jp/2012/08/blog-post_8217.html


【café information】

(address) 4-1, Homachi, Kurashiki city, Okayama

(access) 15minutes walk from JR Sanyo Honsen Kurashiki station

(open time) 10:00~17:00

(URL) https://www.kurashiki-coffeekan.com/



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When you visit Japan, I guess you want to feel Japanese classical atmosphere. We hope you will feel Japan and enjoy dining and teatime in a quiet and relaxing cafe.

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