Kiyomizu historical district: Inclined to shop
A good area to shop is the street going down from the Kiyomizu-dera Temple into the Kiyomizu historic district. Take the wide stone stairs down from the temple, then turn right at the corner where the street goes straight down. There are lots of other delightful little shops and a nice noodle restaurant on your right. It’s in the Higashiyama district. What you can buy: Handicrafts, fans [check source], silk scarves, knives, ceramics. There is something for every price point. I like buying things like chopstick rests and other small tableware that will remind me of Japan. What to pay: From a couple of dollars to a lot.