Starbucks opened a coffee shop in Japan's old capital of Kyoto. It is unusual because it has three tatami rooms. Tatami is a straw floor mat. People sit on cushions on the tatami floor. The shop is in a 100-year-old house. It is on a pretty shopping street between two World Heritage temples. The area is popular with tourists.
The Starbucks shop blends in with the area. There are no neon signs. There is a curtain over the front door with a black logo on it. The house is in a traditional style with a Japanese garden. Starbucks wants to be a good neighbor. It will not let people line up in front of the shop. This is so the area stays quiet.