Have you ever seen traditional Kyoto dried sweets made with modern designs?
If you haven't, you will be surprised at those of "UCHU wagashi", the shop that made this concept its objective.
This brand was launched by the designer Katsuya Kimoto.
They combine traditional methods and contemporary designs, with the concept of "Japanese-style confectioneries that make people happy and excited."
They have many inventive ideas, such as animals or landscapes of Kyoto as sweets shapes, and surprising flavors, such as cocoa or jasmine tea.
The cute packages are also perfect as a souvenir.
For more information about "UCHU wagashi" representative Mr. Katsuya Kimoto, click here
"UCHU Wagashi Teramachi honten"
307 Shintomi-cho, Teramachi Dori Marutamachi Agaru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
5 minutes walk from the Keihan Line station of "Jingu Marutamachi"