OMOTENASHI which only women
can do from Kyoto Gion

Thank you for coming to our restaurant.
In Gion, Kyoto, we have own culture that provides
all of customers with hospitality, ‘OMOTENASHI’.
I am hoping that I can give you the very comfortable place
and great service, so that you can relax at our restaurant.
Also, I believe that this is going to be a special place for people
who want to relax, chill, or take a rest.
I really would welcome all of you coming back to our restaurant again.

Kyoko Muraji

Ramen Muraji Kyoto Gion

You can see it from the main street of Gion located along the side of the Kiridoshi alley and Kyomachiya, a town house of Kyoto, a block away from city noise. Our little shop curtain and “andon”, a Japanese lantern, at the entrance are the landmarks of our restaurant. Please come in and enjoy our Kyoto style cuisine.

Going into a small square yard with Chozu stone which has been used for washing your hands since long time ago, you will find our quiet tatami-mat rooms secluded from the outside world behind the crisscross wooden door, Koshido. On the first floor, we have tucked away counter seats just like bar counters. On the main second floor, you can see seasonable flower arrangements that amuse your eyes.

Inside our restaurant, everything included wallpaper, lamps and other ornaments is based on Japanese traditional art. We proudly present you all a pleasant atmosphere while you are enjoying your meals.

Walking through the flower-filled aisle inside the restaurant, there are counter seats over the main kitchen, and the other side of it, we have tables available for large groups as well.

Ramen Muraji Muromachi

Standing by the intersection of Muromachitakoyakushi, the building of Muraji Muromachi was renovated from a western style building of Taisho era ,well known for its romantic feature. The signboard which was written by our female owner is the landmark.

At Muromachi, we have counter seats on the first floor and tables on the second floor. As a renovated Taisho era building,it has a retrospective atmosphere which modern buildings cannot imitate. The maximum capacity is up to 7 at first floor, 19 for the second floor.

Enjoy a bowl of white chicken soup noodles at the heart of Kyoto business district, Karasuma. For quick lunch, please have a seat on the first floor. If you feel like having a relaxing dinner with your friends or using for a large group, the second floor fits your needs. We also have seasonable dishes ready for you.

The building of Ramen Muraji Muromachi has selected for one of “the buildings which wanted to keep in Meirin school ward for the future in 2013” You can feel a retrospective atmosphere inside the restaurant. The interior decorations such as wallpaper and knick-knacks will make you feel like you are in Taisho era.

Ramen Muraji Pontocho

On the stone paved alley, you can find our little shop curtain and “andon”,a Japanese lantern, at the entrance of our restaurant. As evening deepens into night, Geisha and Maiko dancers are walking swiftly in the area. It increases the cheerfulness and gaiety of the place.

Open the little curtain at the entrance and go down the stairs by the big lantern. What you see there is the Kyoto style. Have a nice chat with our owner at the counter seats. Tables are available at your preference.

If it is too much for you to call Geisha and Maiko dancers, we recommend you to enjoy our homemade chicken white noodles as they taste like condensed food culture of Kyoto. We also have sake made in Kyoto breweries.

Enjoy our original chicken white straight noodles with thick soup used selected domestic chicken bones for soup stock.


Enjoy our original chicken white straight noodles with thick soup
used selected domestic chicken bones for soup stock.

Side dishes

White RAMEN 830yen
Black RAMEN 830yen
Original TSUKEMEN 850yen
Lemon RAMEN 880yen

Beautiful collaboration between white chicken soup and lemon.The combination of rich and healthy white chicken soup and refreshing lemon is very good.This ramen is good for your skin.

Additional toppings

Additional noodle/Soft-boiled egg/Seasoned bamboo shoot/Slicebraised chicken 100yen
All toppings 300yen

A la carte menu

ChineseFriedRice 500yen
ChineseKimchiFriedRice 600yen
MURAJI Fried Chicken 600yen
Home-Made Green Tea Ice 450yen


GION 1,500yen

・Main *chooce one of them(RAMEN white / RAMEN black / Original TSUKEMEN)
・Chinese Fried Rice
・Home-Made Green Tea Ice

SHIRAKAWA 1,500yen

・Main *choice(RAMEN white / RAMEN black / Original TUKEMEN)
・MURAJI Fried Chicken
・Home-Made Green Tea Ice

Tax not included.


Ramen Muraji is located in the center of a tourist attraction of Kyoto.
Please drop in when you are around for sightseeing.

1.Heian shrine

Okazakinishitennocho 97, Kyoto Sakyoku, Kyoto
Heian shrine was built in 1895 for the 1100th anniversary of the transfer of the capital to Heian-kyo and enshrines emperor Kanmu at that time. Zidai-festival on Oct/22 every-year, which is 3 biggest festivals in Kyoto, is carried out at Heian shrine.

2.Chion-in temple

Rinkacho 400, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Chion-in Temple is the head temple of Jodo sect, located on the remains of Honen Shonin of Sect Founder, and originally was a thatched hut in Yoshimizu.

3.Maruyama park

Maruyamacho 473, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Maruyama park is one of the Best Cherry blossom places of interest and the oldest park in Kyoto city built in 1886. That is 86,600㎡ located on the background of Higasiyama, where is eastside of Yasaka shrine, and tastefully laid out all year round with scattered Japanese restaurants and teahouses centering on the circuit style Japanese garden and

4.Yasaka shrine

Gioncho kitagawa 625, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Yasaka shrine is one of the most famous 22 temples in Japan. The old shrine ranking was Kanpei-taisha shrine and now it is Beppyo shrine by the Association of Shinto Shrines. It is the head temple of the temples that enshrine Yasaka shrine and Susanoo-no-mikoto.

5.Kennin temple

Komatsucho 584, Kyoto higasiyamaku, Kyoto
Kennin temple was built in 1202, where the shogun, Minamoto no Yoriie, donated temple grounds and built imitating Hyakujo mountain as a founder of a temple, Eisai zenji. The first zen temple in Kyoto. Dotogaran and Sub temples are standing in a row. Fujin Raijin-zu byobu (The folding screens of Wind God and Thunder God) (a national treasure) made by Sotatsu Tawaraya is famouse in there.

6.Yasuikonpira-gu Shrine

70 Shimobenten-cho, Matsubara-agaru Higashio-ji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
Yasuikonpira-gu is famous for breaking off various bad relationships and form good connections. Since Rengekouin has moved to present location from Uzumasayasui in Genroku 8th (1655), it is known as Yasui’s Konpira-san.

7.Kiyomizu temple

Kiyomizu 1-chome 294, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Kiyomizu temple is a historical temple located in the middle of Otowa Mountain in Kyoto-Higashiyama. It is said that Kiyomizu temple was founded in 778 by Enchin Shonin. There are Sanneizaka slope and Ninenzaka slope in the middle of Kiyomizu-zaka slope as one of the best tourism spots in Kyoto.

8.Tatsumi-bashi Bridge

Tatsumi-bashi Bridge spanning Shirakawa river is the most popular spot in Gion Shinbashi. That is often used for commemorative photos with tourists and TV and film shootings.

9.Tatsumi Daimyojin (Tatsumi-jinja Shrine)

It is said that Tatsumi Daimyojin was protecting Tatsumi’s direction but now it is a profitable shosha for the progression of Geisha and well-known by Geisha.

10.Gion-shirakawa river

Gion-shirakawa river is a popular spot in Kyoto, where Shirakawa river runs, town houses and stone pavements are lining up, and Geisha walks. Illumination during cherry-blossom season is really beautiful, and that is a special spot for enjoying the atmosphere of Kyoto.


192 Kamikorikicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
A long narrow street extend north to south with 500 meters long, running from Shijo-dori to Sanjo-dorin one block south of Kamo river, is Pontocho. Geisha was permitted in Ansei 6th (1859), and it became a famous geisha district along with Gion.

12.Pontocho Kaburenjo

130 Hashishitacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
Kaburenjo was built in Showa 2nd (1927). Not only traditional seasonal events, such as Kamogawa dance and Suimeikai dance, but also many kinds of events are held in this theater. For example, concerts, lectures, and recital events are held here.

13.Nishiki-ichiba Market

Nakauoyacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
This is a 390-meter long market street along Nishikikouji street. Many kinds of Kyoto ingredients, fresh seasonal vegetables, pickled vegetables, dried food, sweets, and so on, are lined up. It is always crowded with locals, and tourists from both domestics and overseas as well.

14.Rokkaku-do Temple

Dounomaecho, Rokkaku street Higasinotouin Nishiiru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
Since its shape is a hexagon, Shiunzan Chohoji Temple is affectionately called Rokkakudo. It is said that Shotoku Taishi (Prince Shotoku) was founded in 2nd year of Emperor Yomei (in 583). Rokkaku-do temple is also known as the birthplace of Ikebana flower arrangement.