Ito Kyuemon is a super well-known tea shop, founded in 1832 in Uji, Kyoto, and since then they have been selling all their original brands of Japanese sweets, cakes, and mainly Uji tea. All of their original sweets that use plenty of Uji green tea are very popular. As a long-established business, they have a large lineup of both tea and sweets, which is nice.
Uji is blessed with beautiful scenery centered on the Uji River, which has been flowing for over a thousand years. Uji is blessed with beautiful scenery centered on the Uji River, which has flowed for millennia, and rich historical and cultural resources, including the Ujigami Shrine and Byodoin Temple, which were registered as UNESCO World Heritage sites in December 1994. Uji is also famous for producing Uji tea, which has become a synonym for high-grade tea. Tea, which was introduced to Japan by the Chinese monk Eisai at the end of the 12th century, has been closely linked to the lives of Japanese people and has formed a unique culture. Tea was first planted in Uji in the early 13th century. Since then, under the patronage of the shogunate and other powerful people, Uji has developed into one of Japan's leading tea producing areas, and Uji tea has become a representative industry and culture of Uji.
There are many kinds of tea, and it can be difficult to know which one to choose.
Check the table and descriptions below and enjoy the tea that suits you best.
Matcha contains lots of caffeine and theanine which help clear the mind and boost feelings of relaxation.
180g (1 serving)
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