It is close to Rokudochinno-ji and has been open for more than 450 years "Kyoto Specialty Yurei Kosodateame Minatoya Yurei Kosodateame Honpo".
The amber candy has a simple taste.
There is an anecdote that a woman who died with a baby became a ghost after being buried inthe ground and bought candy at night and raised a baby in a grave.
It is also called "Shusse candy" because baby, whose life was saved by candy,later became a high priest.
It is sold throughout the year, but it seems to bemore flavorful during Obon season.
Kyoto Specialty Yurei Kosodateame Minatoya Yurei Koikuame Honpo
80 -1 Rokuro-cho, 2 chome Matsubara-dori
Yamatooji-higashi-iru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
It is a 6 minute walk from the city bus stop Kiyomizu-michi.
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