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Based in Kyoto, a city that breathes culture and history, KYOTO OKAZAKI TSUTAYA BOOKS is a store dedicated to inspire and bring to you, 'things that move the soul'
.Kyoto, a city that breathes culture and history, KYOTO OKAZAKI TSUTAYA BOOKS is a bookstore dedicated to inspire and bring to you, 'things that move the soul'.

While we call ourselves a bookstore, our store is more than just books.
Our store features locally-made handcrafted goods and accessories,
a Starbucks Book&Café,
a Rent-a-Bike service for visitors to enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto,
a Café & Restaurant inspired by locally produced seasonal ingredients,
plus many more. The store is filled with many gems
to provide each and everyone a chance encounter with
'things that move the soul'.

A carefully curated space tied to the themes of 'Art', 'Japanese Living' and 'ON JAPAN'.

Shelved together along the bookstore are a selection of books tied to the themes of 'Art', 'Japanese Living' and 'ON JAPAN', which also express Kyoto's status as both a leading cultural center and an international city. The store brings together various Japanese books, rare vintage titles and Western books hand selected and recommended by our team of expert concierges as books that should be read now.

Craft and gifts of Japanese Craftmanship.

Kyoto's tradition of arts & crafts have continuously inspired and enriched 'Japanese living'. Paying particular detail to handmade craft made locally in Kyoto, the store features a curation of beautiful and functional products, which also transcend time. We also have a range of products exclusive to Tsutaya Books.

GALLERY "EN"ーFeeling the spirit of the Japanese.

Since ancient times, Japan has preserved the value of 縁 ('fate' or 'connection'). GALLERY EN is a gallery dedicated to bringing to you the expression, vision and handiwork of the artist. GALLERY EN values '縁', connecting people to people, and people to things.


Free gift wrapping

Gift wrapping service is available for your precious gifts at no extra charge.


Free delivery is available for purchases over ¥5000 (nationwide shipping only). Additional costs may arise for deliveries under ¥5000.

Cloakroom (PAY)

You can check in your baggages. (pay)
usage time : 8:00~21:00※However, there is a limited space.

Tourist information

Tourist information around Kyoto and Okazaki area can be provided.

Keeping books and goods

We can keep books and goods on hold for you. We also accept orders by phone for books to be kept on hold.

Tax-free Service

For tourists from outside of Japan, we handle tax-exemption procedures at counter of KYOTO OKAZAKI TSUTAYA BOOKS. ※Please note that not all the goods can be exempted.


T Points can be earned at KYOTO OKAZAKI TSUTAYA BOOKS, Starbucks, KYOTO MODERN TERRACE and Family Mart. T points can also be used for your shopping. ※However, T points cannot be used for certain goods and services.

Free WI-FI service

You can access free Wi-Fi in our store.


We have concierges on site with expertise. Please feel free to ask them about various kinds of offer such as books, goods guidance and recommendations.


In KYOTO OKAZAKI TSUTAYA BOOKS, you can enjoy reading almost all books before purchase while drinking coffee. Please hand our staff the books after you've finished reading.


If you cannot find a particular book or goods at our store, we can place an order for you. ※Certain books or goods cannot be ordered.

Basic informationBasic information

TEL 075-754-0008 075-754-0008
Opening hours 8:00-22:00
Regular holiday 7 days a week
closed: We are open 7 days a week, except during road traffic regulations due to nearby events, or for other reasons.
Credit card We accept credit cards such as VISA, Master, JCB, AMEX,CUP and more.



ROHM Theatre Kyoto, park plaza 1F
13 Saisyouji-cho okazaki Sakyou-ku, Kyoto 606-8342



By train

Walk from City Subway Tozai Line "Higashiyama" station Exit 1 for around 10 minutes

Walk from Keihan "Jingu-marutamachi" station Exit 2 for around 13 minutes

By Bus

City Bus Line 32
City Bus Line 46
Kyoto-Okazaki Loop
Take the City Bus Line 32 bus or Line 46 bus to "Okazaki koen/ROHM Theatre Kyoto/Miyako messe mae". We are situated by the bus stop.

City Bus Line 5
City Bus Line 100
Take City Bus Line 5 or Line 100 bus to "Okazaki koen/Bijutsukan/Heian-jingumae" and walk from the bus stop for around 5 minutes.

By Taxi

Around 20 minutes from JR / Kintetsu "Kyoto" station

Please use the public transport service as we don't have a parking area. If arriving by car, please use the nearby parking facilities.

Opening hours Opening hours

8:00 ~ 22:00 (7 days a week)

closed: We are open 7 days a week, except during road traffic regulations due to nearby events, or for other reasons.

Bicycle-parking area Bicycle-parking area

Available on the eastern side of Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art Annex buildin


  • Books, craft & Gift



Our store provides you with a comfortable and relaxing place, where you can encounter inspiring books and goods selected by our concierges. We can also make lifestyle suggestions through books, craft, gifts and events etc.

  • Specialty coffee store



We serve a variety of espresso coffee made from high-quality arabica coffee beans, as well as pastries and sandwiches.




We serve breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner with seasonal ingredients from Kyoto.
We have in-store seats and as well as terrace seats where you can enjoy meals with Kyoto's finest seasonal views.

  • Convenience store

Family Mart


We stock a wide variety of rice balls, sandwitches, lunch boxes, beverages, sweets and general goods. We warmly await your arrival.
※Please ask our staff for more detailed information because we do not provide some goods and services.

  • Bicycle rental



We can provide power-assisted bicycles.

Service available: For one day only
between 8:00~20:00 ※Please note that numbers are limited

  • Exhibition space



For your cultural and art knowledge expansion, there is a book and art gallery with recommendations made by KYOTO OKAZAKI TSUTAYA BOOKS