Top photo: Creative Commons licensed photo by Karl Baron, via Flickr.
Here are some of the most unique Starbucks Coffee shops fans will want to visit when traveling in Japan.
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The store was designed by famous Japanese architect Kuma Kengo, and features a unique wood structure. The design concept was “an amalgamation of traditional Japan and Modern Japan with natural materials."
Address: 3-2-43 Dazaifu Saifu, Fukuoka
Kobe Kitano Ijinkan
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They have turned this 2-story western-style house, a registered tangible cultural asset, into a Starbucks.
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Address: 3-1-31 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe
Kyoto Karasuma Rokkaku
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The store offers you a great coffee break with a view of historical temples located at the center of Kyoto through its floor-to-ceiling glass wall.
Address: 254 Donomaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
Kyoto Sanjo Ohashi
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This Starbucks is located along the Kamogawa River, where a platform is set up above the riverbank between May and September in order to take advantage of the cool breezes that the river provides.
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Address: 113 Nakajimacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto