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KIMONO / JAPANESE TEXTILES
MIMURO (Original Kimono)
294 Tamatsushima-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto (on the north side of Matsubara, west of Karasuma) ; a 5-min. walk from Shijo subway Stn.; Tel: 344-1220; open daily: 10:00-18:30; incredible selection of kimono, obi sashes, kimono fittings, etc. in a 5-story building; all reasonably priced; formal kimono for weddings; kimono from 2,500 yen; obi from 1,000 yen; women's yukata from 1,800 yen; men's yukata from 2,500 yen; accessories from 100 yen; bags, footwear from 1,000 yen; silk kimono from 10,000 yen; silk obi (tsuzure weaving) from 5,000 yen; Receive a FREE small gift if you show KVG and buy something!
YUZUIRO (Kimono, Furniture, Antiques)
Located on the north side of Sanjo, across from Westin Miyako Hotel; a few min. walk from subway Keage Stn.; Tel: 075-752-5007; Open: 11:00-19:00, closed irregularly.; antique shop: 2F: a wide range of second hand kimono (women, men, children, yukata casual summer kimono, etc. from 500 yen), obi sash, accessories; 1F: antique furniture, old pottery, lacquer wares, etc. also popular; our staff help you dress in kimono; original pretty accessories using kimono textile; credit cards accepted; some Eng. spoken; firstname.lastname@example.org
Dress in Kimono & Explore Kyoto!
Winter Special Sale Until Mar. 31st!
Kimono cushion: from 8,400yen
Kimono wine bag: from 9,800yen
Draw-string bag: fron 3,800 yen
Japanese accessories: from 315 yen
Kyoto Saganokan Shijo Main Shop
1-min. walk from Subway Shijo & Hankyu Karasuma Stn.
KATAYAMA BUNZABURO SHOTEN
Katayama Bunzaburo Shoten, since 1915
Elegant, Brilliant Shibori Magic
The creative beauty of shibori is perfectly flexible – discover your own way to enjoy them.
Handcrafted shibori scarves, shirts, bags, umbrellas, accessories, and more.
On the north side of Takoyakushi, west of Karasuma; Tel: 075-221-2666; Open: 10:00-18:30 (from 11:00-17:00 on Sat., Sun. & nat. hols); traditional Kyoto shibori tie dye shop since 1915; many awards received in traditional craft competitions; our soft fine scarves are especially popular with foreigners; original shibori shirts, bags, dresses; a little English spoken; Gion Shop: 1F of Gion Kurochuku Wabiza: on the north side of Shijo, east from Yasaka Shrine; Tel: 075-541-1196; major credit cards accepted; DUTY FREE if buy over 5,000 yen (main shop only)email@example.com
AIZEN KOBO (INDIGO DYE CRAFT)
On Nakasuji, west of Omiya; Tel: 441-0355; Fax: 414-0355; Open daily 10:00-17:30; This shop designs, makes and sells traditional Japanese and modern Western clothes; Naturally dyed indigo thread and other related accessory items also available; Mail orders possible and easily arranged; Call in advance if you are planning to visit the shop on Saturday and Sunday; AMEX, VISA, DC, MC, DINERS, JCB, NICOS; firstname.lastname@example.org
ECO FUROSHIKIYA (Gotou Saburo Shoten)
On the north side of Aneyakoji, west of Nishinotoin; Tel: 075-241-1516; Open: 9:00-18:00; closed Sun. & holidays; we specialize in Furoshiki, beautiful traditional Japanese wrapping clothes; Furoshiki is a useful and economical tool for wrapping and carrying things; PLUS a wide range of options: Tango chirimen fine clothes, ukiyoe design, colorful and traditional Japanese patterns, etc.; other textile goods available: table runners, noren curtains, wallets, pouches, tenugui hand towels, and more; email@example.com
See our wide range of hand-made original Japanese goods made with old kimono textiles
Many other interesting accessories and goods also available
Antique kimono: from 500 yen
Kimono textile bags: from 2,500 yen
Ukiyoe noren curtains: from 3,800 yen
Show KVG and get a special deal! (for purchases over 5,000 yen only)
A 5-min. walk west of Ginkaku-ji Temple
Meet & Try Antique & Vintage Kimonos
From classical to modern and “kawaii,” more than 500 antique kimonos are available!
Everyone can discover your best kimono at Hannariya.
Rental service also OK!
Dress in kimono and explore the old capital.
Antique kimono: from 2,500yen
Kimono rental service: from 3,980yen
A variety of antique kimono fabrics
On the narrow lane between Shinmachi and Nishinotoin, south of Shijo
Open everyday: 11:00-19:00
On Manjuji, east of Sakaimachi; Tel: 351-0033; Open: 9:00-19:00, closed Sundays and holidays; Enormous collection of uchikake (bridal wedding kimono) and obi (sash for kimono); Used kimono at reasonable prices.
KYOTO ANTIQUES CENTER
East side of Teramachi, 10-min from City Hall , north of Nijo ; Tel : 222-0793; Open: 10:30-19:00, closed Tue.& 3rd Mon.; the Kyoto Antiques Center has about 20 shops specializing in antiques and ancient arts and crafts from Japan and abroad; Japanese: calligraphy, pottery, bronze ware, lacquer, glass ware, tea ceremony things, dolls, clocks, postcards, textiles, kimonos, netsuke, accessories, furniture; Western (art deco, Victorian, mid-century from America and Europe), Chinese, Korean antiques; modern art works; from reasonable price exceptional to exclusive high quality arts; some English spoken.
More than 120-year history as Kyoto’s souvenir shop near Kiyomizu Temple
Amazing selection of high-quality Japanese souvenirs & great prices!
Kimono & yukata
Samurai swords (katana)
Kyoto yuzen textile crafts
Geta (wooden sandals)
And much more!
Major credit cards accepted
A relaxing restaurant/café on the 2nd floor
On Horikawa, across from Nishi Hongan-ji Temple; Tel : 371-0162; Open: 9:00-17:30, closed 1st & 3rd Sundays; Kungyoku-do has dealt in incense, fine wood, herbs, and spices for 400 years; Uses only the finest natural ingredients; AMEX, VISA, DC, MC, DINERS, JCB.
On the east side of Karasuma, north of Nijo; Tel: 212-5590; Open: 9:00-19:00 (until 18:00 on Sat., 17:00 on Sun., holidays); closed Jan. 1-3; with over 300 years in the traditional Japanese incense business; experience the relaxing, soothing world of incense; English spoken; overseas shipping service; Sannenzaka Shop (in Seiryu-en, near Kiyomizu Temple): open: 9:00-18:00; Tel: 532-5590; choose your favorite incenses and packages among several kinds (''TOKI-NO-KA''); JCB, VISA, DC.
On the north side of Shimodachiuri, west of Muromachi; Tel: 075-441-1123; Open: 10:00-17:30; Closed: Mid Aug. & New Year’s holiday; Specialty shop of Japanese incense for 200 years; A wide range of quality incense are made from natural materials (Sandalwood, Aloeswood, Kyara, etc.) based on their original recipe; Incense making (create your original fragrance) & Monko (Listening to Incense) workshops available (reservations required one day in advance); Overseas shipping service; JCB, VISA, MASTER, AMEX, DINERS, UC, Ginren.
Specialized in true elements of Japanese Buddhism
Over 3,000 Buddhist accessories and items
- Oriental gongs
- Buddhist rosary beads
- Authentic agarwood
- Buddhist statues
In front of the main gate of Nishi Hongan-ji Temple
Closed: Wed. & irregularly on Thurs.
Mori Touki Kan
Only a 2-min. walk from Kiyomizu Temple, Mori Touki Kan offers a wide range of fine Kiyomizu pottery work and Kyoto-style accessories & goods.
Many kinds of Kyoto specialties and souvenirs are available at our other shop (across from the main shop)
Major credit cards accepted
Overseas shipping service available
Try our pottery making experience!
Open: 9:30-17:30 (open until 21:30 during special night-time opening period of Kiyomizu Temple)
We offer a wide variety of ceramics including an excellent selection of Kyo-yaki and Kiyomizu-yaki wares. High quality traditional Japanese crafts such as woodblock prints and iron kettles are also available.
Major credit cards accepted
Asahido Main Shop
Open: 9:00-18:00 (open later during special nighttime opening of Kiyomizu Temple) / Tel: 075-531-2181
True quality tea ceremony utensils and Kiyomizu Pottery
Kashogama has succeeded the tradition of Kiyomizu Pottery since 1914.
Authentic Japanese pottery and porcelain works and fired in the Noborigama and Anagama kilns.
The 4th generation master, Kasho Morioka (1973-), has had many international experiences with his pottery works (U.S., China, Italy, etc.).
On the Sannenzaka Street near Kiyomizu Temple
Major credit cards OK.
Duty Free (5% tax deducation)
A Variety of Quality Japanese Ceramics for Daily Use
Meet unique, one-of-a-kind and reasonably-priced Japanese ceramic goods we've selected from around Japan!
Heian Art - Japanese Ceramic -
On the west side of Jingu-michi, north of Sanjo (south of the large torii shrine gate of Heian Shrine); Tel: 075-751-0277
Open: 10:00-17:00, Closed: Mon.
Heian Art - Fine Oriental Antiques -
On the south side of Sanjo, east of Shirakawabashi Bridge (west of the Westin Miyako Kyoto) Tel: 075-751-1775
Open: 9:00-17:00, Closed: Sun.
TOUAN Nishiki-koji Shop
Find elegant original masterpieces here
beautifully handmade by skillful craftsmen
- Our shop located in the famous Nishiki Market, the ''Kyoto’s Kitchen''
- Kiyomizu-yaki is a traditional craft that has 400 years of history in Kyoto
- Our motto is – “to give daily life a flower with our craft”
Open daily: 10:00-17:00
On the west side of Gokomachi, north side of Nishiki
Visit our website and see our other sister shops in Kyoto!
JAPANESE KNIVES & SWORDS
Located west of Gokomachi, on the north side of Nishiki, one block north of Shijo; Tel: 221-1091; Fax: 231-1066; Open 9:00-17:30; Famous for the finest handmade Japanese knives, for all kinds of cooking, pans, and other special kitchen implements; Aritsugu's especially well-made, high quality wares have long had a high reputation with leading chefs throughout Japan, and are an especially popular gift or souvenir item with international tourists.
Across from the southeast corner of Nijo Castle; Tel: 811-4645; Fax: 811-4649; Open 10:00-18:00; Closed Wed; enter the amazing world of Japanese swords; all kinds of swords on display, including real old and new swords made with precision craftsmanship, and fine replicas made from metal; Get one as something special, as a memory of the Land of the Samurai, Japan; You can also order a sword from your country and we will ship it to you; AMEX, VISA, MC, UC, JCB, DINERS, MASTER.
Kyoto's Largest Samurai Sword Store
We offer all kinds of Japanese martial art goods: genuine handmade Japanese swords, wooden swords, wears for kendo, karate, aikido, iaido, etc.
Open everyday: 10:00-19:00
On the south side of Marutamachi, about 100m east of Higashioji
Tel: 762-1341 (Eng. spoken)
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at the following three Kyoto locations
Isetan Department Store 8F
Daimaru Department Store 4F
Takashimaya Department Store 6F
ZWILLING J.A.HENCKELS JAPAN LTD.
4064 Hidase, Seki-shi, Gifu, 501-3911
Free call +0120-75-7155
Museum Shop KYO-SHION-Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts-
Miyako Messe B1F, on south side of Nijo, east from Higashi-oji St.; Tel: 075-762-2670; Open: 9:00-17:00; Closed: 2 days in mid Aug., Dec. 29- Jan. 3: Admission free; Experience (charged): Try making your own original handkerchief, fan, T-shirts and so on by a technique called ''Surigata Yuzen Dyeing,'' one of Kyoto's traditional dyeing techniques (Sat., Sun. and national holiday; reservation necessary on weekdays); Museum shop: handicraft items and souvenirs are sold at the reasonable prices.
Chopsticks Gallery MON
On the west side of the Shinkyogoku shopping arcade, south of Sanjo (across from MOVIX); Tel: 075-252-1284; Open everyday: 10:00-20:00 (until 21:00 on Sat., Sun. & holiday); more than 2,000 kinds of chopsticks collected from all over Japan using different craft techniques and materials; our original Kyoto lacquered chopsticks are highly recommended; great options for gift or souvenirs to take home; chopstick rests (1,000 kinds), bowls and other Japanese style accessories with seasonal motifs are available too; major credit cards accepted.
Offering the finest quality lacquerware since 1661
Top quality Kyoto-style lacquerware, everything from daily use articles to fine works of art, for 352 years. Experience the beauty of this practical and attractive craft tradition.
A 3-min. walk west of Heian Shrine
Open: 9:30-18:00; Closed: Wed.
Kawara Craft Studio ''ILACA''
ILACA offers a variety of Kawara (Japanese roof tile) arts and crafts made from the same traditional techniques used in making prestigious temples and important historical architecture sites in Japan.
Strap: 630 yen
Magnet: 630 yen
Incense holder: 630 yen
Photo stand: 1,260 yen
In front of JR Saga Arashiyama Station; Open: 10:00-17:00; Closed irregulary; Tel: 075-861-0314
All Kinds of Japanese Kitchen & Household Hardware and Tools
Originally made authentic kitchen knives
Traditional Japanese rain gutters
Convenient cooking devices
From daily use household hardware and tools to authentic craft wares
Convenient access from Kyoto Station
Have a coffee break in our relaxing café on the second floor
Open: 9:00-19:00 / Closed: Sun. & nat'l holidays
A 7-min. walk from Kyoto Station; On the north side of Shichijo, east of Nishinotoin (Kotani Bldg. 1F & 2F)
ART-WEAR STORE SAKURA DE KYOTO
Save Japan Heritage
True Quality Kyoto Made by Kyoto’s Master Craftsmanship
Original byobu folding screens using real gold foils and unique art wears using kimono technique.
Open: 11:00-19:00, Closed Mon.
#201 Tobei Bldg., on the west side of Teramachi, south side of Sanjo
Major credit cards accepted
Handmade Gamaguchi - Products for contemporary living
Choose your favorite style from our wide variety of Gamaguchi (traditional Japanese pouch with metal clasp). Great choice as a gift.
Ayanokoji Okazaki Store
On the east side of Okazaki (east of Heian Shrine)
Open: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m
Custom-order with your own fabric accepted!
Ayanokoji Gion Store
On the west side of Higashioji (southwest of Yasak Shrine)
Open: 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. (from 10:30 a.m. on Sat., Sun., Nat'l holidays)