Atmospheric buildings such as bengara lattice or the Inuyarais form a line to the south of Shijo-dori. Many chaya in Kyoto refuse customers without introduction from somebody. However, the shops for general visitors increase recently, too. There are many shops, but it is not said that the way is crowded, and it is fun to walk the back alley. Because there are many shops closing at 21:00 or 22:00, pedestrian traffic decreases after it.