suggestions

Recommended Kyoto Art Stores:

Arc Oasis (in Aeon Mall near Kyoto Station)

Gwasendo Stationary Shop (near Kiyomizu-Gojo)

 

Recommended Japanese Brands:

Holbein (excellent quality, Dutch name, Japanese brand/made in Japan)

Sakura (Good if you’re on a budget)

 

Recommended Fushimi-area Restaurants:

Torisei Honten (yakitori restaurant with sake on tap, near Chushojima)

Fushimi Saka Gura Kouji (excellent tastings: flight of 17 sake tastes 1,700 yen!)

 

More about the Fushimi area and Sake:

Fushimi Sake Brewer’s Association