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Free Spaces for Muslims to Perform Prayers

The following agencies (/shops / restaurants) kindly offer spaces, free of charge, for Muslim visitors to Kyoto to perform their prayers.

Masjid Kyoto / Kyoto Mosque

Welcome to Masjid Kyoto / Kyoto Mosque. It is located near the Imperial Palace.
We provide a printed version of this map to hotels cited in Muslim Friendly Kyoto. Please ask the concierge at your hotel for one. On the printed map, there are detailed instructions for getting to our mosque.
If you need any help, please call us at +81-(0)75-231-3499.
Our mosque and office are open from Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00 to 18:00. They are closed on Sundays and Mondays. If you wish to use the prayer facilities during closing hours, please make prior arrangements at the office.
We intend to build a large new mosque (open on all days of the year) in the near future, insha’Allah. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the current limited opening hours.

Kawaramachi Sanjo Tourist Information Center

Address

1F of Kyoto Asahi Kaikan Bldg., 427 Ebisu-cho, Kawaramachi-dori Sanjo-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

Tel

(+81)-75-213-1717

Business Hours

Open everyday 10:00-18:00

Details & Services

Newly opened! Tourist Information Center on Sanjo-Kawaramachi.
Prayer space with a carpet and compass is available.
Please ask us about today’s events when you arrive.
We can speak English.
We are looking forward to seeing you!

Reservations

Reservation required

Kyoto International Community House

Address

2-1 Toriicho, Awataguchi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8536 Japan

Tel

075-752-3010

Business Hours

9:00 - 21:00 *Closed on Mondays

Details & Services

A small room (5 people maximum) is available for praying.
Information desk, Free WiFi, Internet PC (available for a fee)
Home Visit Program (Advanced reservation required)
Japanese Tea Ceremony (Every Tuesday, advanced reservation required)

Reservations

No reservations required

Kyoto International Manga Museum

Address

Karasuma-Oike, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Tel

+81-75-254-7414

Business Hours

10:00 - 18:00 Last entry at 17:30

Details & Services

The Kyoto International Manga Museum was founded to collect, preserve, and exhibit manga materials, and conduct research into manga culture, for the purpose of holding exhibitions and events based on the research of these manga materials.

Reservations

Not required

Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts, Fureaikan

Address

B1F Miyakomesse, 9-1 Okazaki Seishoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Tel

+81-75-762-2670

Business Hours

9:00-17:00

Details & Services

1 Tatami room & 1 meeting room are available as prayer space

Reservations

Please ask at the museum office.

Nijo-jo Castle, Lecture room in the large rest house

Address

541 Nijo-jo-cho, Horikawa-nishi-iru, Nijo-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8301, Japan

Tel

+81(0)75-841-0096

Business Hours

9:00am - 4:00pm

Details & Services

A place for prayer, with prayer mats and compass is available.

Reservations

No reservation required If you wish to use the place for prayer, please contact the shop inside the large Rest House

100% Halal Ramen Gion Naritaya

Address

Ability Gion bldg. 1F, 424, Rinka-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0062, Japan

Tel

+81(0)75-531-8200

Business Hours

11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Details & Services

Ramen Noodles Restaurant

Reservations

Not required

Ayam-YA

Address

2-1-11, Mikatakonyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8238, Japan

Tel

+81-(0)75-344-1456

Business Hours

11:30am-2:30pm / 6:00pm-10:00pm Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

Details & Services

Halal Chicken Ramen Restaurant

Reservations

None

Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyoto

Address

3F Kyoto Tower Building 721-1, Higashi Shioko-ji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Japan

Tel

075-341-0280

Business Hours

10:00-18:00

Details & Services

Travel passes, tours, tickets and Hotel Reservation. Free WiFi & internet PC, SIM Cards

Reservations

None

Kiyomizu Junsei Okabeya

Address

239 Kiyomizu 2-chome, Higasiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0862, Japan

Tel

+81-(0)75-541-7111

Business Hours

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.(Last orders) 6 p.m.(Closed)

Details & Services

Prayer room

Reservations

No reservation is necessary but there may be times when the prayer room is not available, so please check with us beforehand.

Kyoto Cooking School (Kyoto Halal Network Association)

Address

1-1 Nakano-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8083 Japan

Tel

+81-75-221-8482

Business Hours

10:00-17:00 Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Reservations

Reservation required by phone or email. Email: info@halalnet.kyoto

Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata Gojo Shop

Address

600-8104 128, Manjujicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Japan

Tel

+81-(0)75-354-9110

Business Hours

10:00~19:30 (last entry 18:00)

Details & Services

Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata Gojo shop is near tourist spots such as Kiyomizu Temple, Gion, Higashiyama, Fushimi Inari, etc.
We provide kimono rental for women, men and children (from 80cm tall or 2 years old)

We provide a small room (1-5 people maximum) for Muslims who want to pray. We can provide a prayer mat, and the direction of Qibla. For wudhu, please use the sink.

Reservations

※If you have any special requests please make sure you ask our staff first. Advance booking is preferred. Availablity may differ during peak season. Thanks for your understanding.

Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata Oike Bettei

Address

472-1 Kinpukicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0846

Tel

+81-(0)75-254-8920

Business Hours

10:00-19:00

Details & Services

You can enjoy a kimono dressing experience, a location photoshoot and many other services with Yumeyakata Oike Bettei shop, which is a 100-year-old machiya with tatami rooms and a Japanese garden, where you can feel the true traditional Japanese atmosphere.

We provide a small room (1-5 people maximum) for Muslims who want to pray. We can provide a prayer mat, and the direction of Qibla. For wudhu, please use the sink.

Reservations

※If you have any special requests please make sure you ask our staff first. Advance booking is preferred. Availablity may differ during peak season. Thanks for your understanding.

Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Address

6 Kasame-cho, Saiin, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8558

Tel

075-322-6012

Business Hours

9:00-17:00 From Monday to Saturday, the security gate is closed at the following times. : 10:00-10:30, 14:00-14:30, 16:00-16:30 On Sunday and holidays, the security gate is closed at the following times: 10:00-10:30, 14:00-14:30, 17:00-17:30

Details & Services

You need to fill out the required information form at the security desk at reception on the day.
Access Map PDF

Reservations

Reservation required at least one day before your visit. Language: Japanese only

LAOX Kyoto Marui Store

Address

Kyoto Marui 1F & 5F. 68 Shincho, Higashiiru Kawaramachi, Shijo Street, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8001 Japan

Tel

(+81)-75-256-8116

Business Hours

10:30-20:30

Reservations

None

NINJA DOJO and STORE

Address

2F 528 Hakurakuten-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan 600-8422 Access: A three-minute walk from Shijo-Karasuma / Shijo station on the Subway Karasuma line / Karasuma station on the Hankyu Kyoto line

Tel

+81-70-6401-8076

Business Hours

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed: Irregularly Please check the closing dates on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/NinjaDojoAndStore

Details & Services

Ninja training and ninja items store.
Authentic and traditional ninja training, shuriken(ninja star), ninja blowgun(blow darts), ninja sword, kunai and more.
We provide two levels of lessons. Entry level (1 hour lesson / 8000 yen per person) is basic ninja training. Elementary level (2 hour lesson / 12000 yen per person) is based on the entry.
Both lessons include Ninja costume rental. Instruction is in English. Advance booking is required.
We also provide short lessons, shuriken or blowgun for 1,000 yen. At the Ninja items store, we have real ninja weapons, many kinds of shuriken, ninja swords, samurai swords, ninja clothing and ninja items. Feel the ninja spirit.

Reservations

Advance booking is preferred. Please understand that if you don't make a reservation classes may not be available in a busy time or season. Classes for up to 6 people are available.

Ramen Factory Prayer room

Address

814-18 Honmachi 15-chome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0981 Japan

Tel

+81 (0)50-3196-1740

Business Hours

11:00-20:00

Reservations

accept reservation, walk-in is also OK

Yosiya prayer room

Address

31 Sagatenryuji, Tsukurimichicho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu 616-8384

Tel

(+81)-75-871-0456

Business Hours

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Details & Services

For Wudu, a wash basin with natural running water is available.
You can pray in a Japanese style room with tatami matting.

Reservations

The prayer room is only available to guests of our restaurant.