Buying Liquor in Kyoto

Written by Editorial department
26 Jan 2016
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The more people know about Japan, the more they tend to buy liquor as gifts for people back home. In addition to Japanese sake and shochu, these days western liquor like wine and whisky made in Japan are gaining popularity.

While liquor can be purchased at airports, liquor stores in town often have lineups of rare items. Liquor Mountain has an extensive array of wines, whisky, shochu, and Japanese sake, so youʼre sure to find what youʼre looking for.

Some stores have experts on hand who have expertise in different categories of liquor, so talk to them if youʼre not sure about which item to choose or have particular preferences. These stores may also offer lineups of food items and tidbits that go great with drinks that you can enjoy in the comfort of your hotel room.

Fantastic gifts for people back home and also great for enjoying yourself. Find the perfect item at Liquor Mountain, with duty free service available at some stores.

【Liquor Mountain Duty Free Stores】

Gion Store
Address:141, Tominagacho, Yamato-oji dori Shijo-agaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
Business hours:16:00-1:00
Closed:Sundays and holidays

Shijo Takasegawa Store
Address:95, Shincho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Business hours:2 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Closed:Open all year

Rokkaku Kiyamachi Store
Address:236-2, Yamazakicho, 2-chome, Kawaramachi-dori Sanjo-kudaru,Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
Business hours:4 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Closed:Open all year