Welcome to "Kyoto Kimono Rental 41" !

Welcome to "Kyoto Kimono Rental 41" !
Are you traveling in Kyoto and do you desire to experiment the traditional japanese kimono ? Kyoto Kimono Rental 41 is waiting for you ! located in Shijo-Kawaramachi near takashimaya store, we can help you to get dress up with plenty of colorful kimonos.

Monday, September 10, 2012

autumn season in Kyoto

Hi ! Recently it's started to be cool in Kyoto. I can feel that it will be soon the end of summer. Many tourists decide to visit the city of Kyoto during autumn, when the climate is as the most appreciable and particularly stable and comfortable.

The temperature are very pleasant and we can start to see the autumn colors everywhere around the city. It means it will be quickly crowed so hurry up if you would like to book hotel !

Also it's the best season to swap the summer yukata for the traditional kimono to take some walk and enjoy the atmosphere of autumn in Japan.

See you soon in 41 rental kimono !

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Matcha sweet in Kyoto

Hi everyone ! if you take a walk in Kyoto, you will discover a lot of green tea goods for sale everywhere in the city. In Japan , "ocha" called tea is one of the most traditional and popular beverages and it uses to be a very important part of the japanese food culture, for exemple the tea ceremony. "matcha" means fine powder of green tea and it's the highest quality tea available in Japan. Matcha has been used to flavour and dye foods such as " mochi " called japanese rice cake, soba noodles, green tea ice cream and a variety of " wagashi ".

During summer, a lot of japanese people appreciate to eat matcha ice cream to cool down and enjoy the delicate and refreshing taste of this delicious dessert.

If you have the chance to walk around Gion in Kyoto, there is a famous matcha shop called " tsujiri " originates from Kyoto. The main shop is located in Gion Minamigawa on Shijo Street, about 5 minutes walking to the east from the keihan Gion shjo train station. This shop has 3 franchies in Kyoto and two in Tokyo.

Tsujiri serves their famous and original matcha ice cream, jellies and parfaits. It's absolutely delicious ! but don't be pulled of by the long queue, this ice cream shop is one of the best in kyoto.