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JR West Kyoto SC Development Co., Ltd. In August 2024, the souvenir zone of “Kyoto Porta” will be significantly renewed! In the fall of 2024, the dining area “Porta Dining” will be expanded!

[JR West Kyoto SC Development Co., Ltd.]
In August 2024, the souvenir zone of “Kyoto Porta” will undergo a major renovation! In the fall of 2024, the dining area “Porta Dining” will be expanded!
*JR West Kyoto SC Development Co., Ltd.*
Press release: July 11, 2024
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In August 2024, the souvenir zone of “Kyoto Porta” will undergo a major renovation! In the fall of 2024, the dining area “Porta Dining” will be expanded!
*A total of 27 stores, including 15 new stores, will open one after another, including classic Kyoto souvenirs and hot new brands* “Kyoto Porta” operated by JR West Kyoto SC Development Co., Ltd. (President Takutoshi Morimoto) will open the souvenir zone
“Omiyagekoji” from August 2024 onwards.
A total of 27 stores, 15 new stores and 12 renovated or relocated stores, will be reopened in sequence at Kyokomachi, Kyokonomi, and the Porta Dining dining area.

Since integrating “Kyoto Station Underground Shopping Mall Porta” and “Kyoto Station Building Specialty Shopping Mall The Cube” into “Kyoto Porta” in March 2023, we have reconsidered the concept from the customer’s perspective and have been working to revamp our
merchandising. . This time, the souvenir zone and dining area have been renovated to ensure that we can meet the demand for tourism and leisure, which is expected to increase further with the 2025 Osaka/Kansai World Expo. In this release, we will inform you of the details of the souvenir zone renewal and the renewal outline of “Porta Dining”. Please look forward to further updates to Kyoto Porta. ★Key points of renewal
* ◆”Omiyagekoji Kyokomachi” has been significantly renewed (opening sequentially from August 1, 2024) *
 * ・ From long-established famous Kyoto confectioneries to sweets that are opening in the country for the first time, standard and popular Kyoto souvenir stores are opening new stores *
* ・ Renovated the sales floor and aisles to create a commercial space that makes it easy to find and pick up souvenirs *
On the 1st floor of the station building, “Omiyagekoji Kyokomachi”, you will find “Kyoto Confectionery Shop Kozuki”, which has been loved for many years in Kyoto and is famous for “Senju Senbei” and other products.
” and “Kyoto Veneto,” a new brand “* KNOU
(No)” and other new stores.
Existing stores will also be renovated with new store cases and sales floors where you can easily choose souvenirs. In addition, the overall environment of the sales floor will be improved by widening the aisles between stores, making it easier to shop around.
  * -Notable new store-*
“*KNOU*” (new brand)
“*HOHO HOJICHA*” (first in a commercial facility)
“*Kyoto Confectionery Shop Kozuki*” etc.
* ◆“Kyokonomi” renewal (scheduled opening from August 1, 2024) *  * ・From classic Kyoto souvenirs to popular local confectionery shops, new stores have opened that are perfect for both tourist souvenirs and everyday gifts*
At “Kyokonomi” in the underground shopping center east area, “* hacoili by Shiroka*”, a new brand of the popular western confectionery shop “Shiroka” in Shimizu, Kyoto, is being introduced.
*Kyoto Rokkaku Busonan* is known for its rice crackers named after Yosa Buson’s haiku.
” are opening new stores. We offer a sales floor where you can find “your favorite item” so that it can be enjoyed not only by sightseeing and leisure travelers, but also by customers who use Kyoto Station on a daily basis.
  * -Notable new store-*
“*Kyoto Rokkaku Busonan*” (first at Kyoto Station) “*hacoili by white sweets*” (new brand) “*Kyoto Kashikoji*”, etc.

* ◆Expansion of “Porta Dining” (*Scheduled for fall 2024, detailed information will be provided in the second release) *
 * ・ A new type of meat restaurant in Gion, the Italian restaurant that is very popular in Kyoto, and a restaurant with long lines in Osaka are now available *
“Porta Kitchen” in the east underground shopping area will be renovated as “Porta Dining” in the fall of 2024.
We provide a dining space where a wide range of customers using Kyoto Station can enjoy delicious food and drinks, regardless of the time of day. Specific store information and opening date will be announced around October 2024.
*All Porta Kitchen stores that are currently open will close on July 12th (Friday), except for 551 Hourai.

1. Renovation of “Omiyage Koji Kyokomachi” on the 1st floor of the station building
□Summary
○Concept

Based on the concept of “Kyoto Souvenir Hall of Fame,” we have gathered 20 brands of long-established Kyoto sweets, Kyoto pickles, etc., which are standard souvenirs, at the central exit of JR Kyoto Station, the gateway to Kyoto, for visitors to Kyoto Station. This is a souvenir zone that meets the needs of our customers.
○Number of stores
20 stores (as of the end of June 2024)
○Business hours
 8:30~20:00
□Location map (within the red frame)
* JR Kyoto Station, right next to the central ticket gate*
■ Featured New Shop
2. Underground shopping center east area “Kyokonomi” renewal □Summary
○Concept

Based on the concept of “You’re sure to find something you like in Kyoto today,” we meet the needs and usage scenarios of not only tourists and business travelers, but also the many customers who use Kyoto Station every day. We have a variety of souvenir products available.
○Number of stores
18 stores (as of the end of June 2024)
○Business hours
 11:00~20:30
□Location map (within the red frame)
* JR Kyoto Station, right next to the basement east exit ticket gate * ■ Featured New Shop
3. renewal promotion
* Souvenir Zone Limited Porta Club Card 5x Point Up Campaign *

In commemoration of the renewal, in order to express our gratitude to our past customers and meet the expectations of new customers, we will be introducing the following items from August 1st (Thursday) so that you can enjoy your shopping experience more happily and at a great value. We will be holding a “Porta Club Card 5x Points Up Campaign” with the following content.
○Period: August 1st (Thursday) – August 31st (Saturday)
○Contents: Normally 1 point per purchase for 110 yen (tax included), now 5 points!
○ Target: Souvenir zones in the following “Kyoto Porta” buildings ・1st floor of the station building “Omiyage Koji Kyokomachi” stores, “Omiyage Kaido JR Kyoto Station Central Exit Store”
・Kyokonomi stores in the underground shopping center east area ・2nd floor of the station building “Kyoto Famous
Confectionery/Meishaidokoro Tai” stores

■In addition to this, other noteworthy NEW SHOPs have appeared! * A popular fashion and character goods store has opened in the south area of ​​the B2F of the station building! *

In the spring 2024 renovation, the station building’s B2 floor will be expanded with shops that can be enjoyed by “Gen Z women” who use Kyoto Station on a daily basis and “adult women” who use the adjacent JR Kyoto Isetan. Two new popular stores will open in the “South Area” this summer.

“Axy’s Femme,” a girly-taste brand born from the popular store “Axy’s Fam,” which offers feminine casual styles.
“Poetic” and “Moomin Shop Casual Edition”, a selection of Moomin miscellaneous goods perfect for everyday use, will be newly added. * ■Facility overview*
○Operating company
JR West Kyoto SC Development Co., Ltd.
Representative Director and President Takuhisa Morimoto
○Location
901 Higashi-Shiokoji-cho, Shimo-ru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City 902 Higashishiokojicho, Shiokoji, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City ○Number of stores
210 stores (as of the end of June 2024)
○Area
Total floor area: 35,400 square meters Shop area: 15,500 square meters ○Business hours
 Varies depending on area and floor.
○Regular holidays
Irregular holidays
* ■Attachment: “Omiyagekoji Kyokomachi” “Kyokonomi” “Porta Dining” Renewal store list*
* ○List of renovated stores on the 1st floor of the station building “Omiyagekoji Kyokomachi”*
* ○List of renovated stores in the underground shopping mall east area “Kyokonomi”*
* ○Underground shopping center east area “Porta Dining” renewal overview (scheduled to open in fall 2024)*

“Porta Kitchen” in the east underground shopping area will be renovated as “Porta Dining” in the fall of 2024. This time, four new restaurants have been added, including a new meat restaurant in Gion and an Italian restaurant popular in the local Kyoto area. We provide a dining space where a wide range of customers using Kyoto Station can enjoy delicious food and drinks, regardless of the time of day. Specific store information and opening date will be announced in the second press release around October 2024.
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