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Antiques

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Classical books and Antiques store

Daishodo

Daishodo is a specialty store for Japanese antique rare books, Ukiyoe (woodblock print) and modern Japanese style prints. Daishodo accepts most major credit cards and will package your piece perfectly and send it by airmail to almost anywhere around the world. Each piece will be carefully wrapped and packaged in thick cardboard for extra protection so you won’t have to worry about damaging your purchase. The cost is about 3000 Yen for shipping and will arrive in approximately one week.

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Souvenirs

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Oil blotting paper specialty store

Hiyori

Hiyori Kyoto Sanjō Branch is located along the famous Sanjō-dōri street shopping strip. From product packages only available in Kyoto, to the rare scented type, Hiyori Kyoto carries an ample assortment of oil blotting paper. Try using our samples first, and be amazed at how much it absorbs!

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Specialty shops

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Recycled and Original Kimono Shop

ochicochiya

Experience the nostalgia of Japanese style in a Kyo-machiya. Casual Kimono you can wear anytime! Have a look at our selection of recycled and originally made kimono and obi. Recycled Kimono start from 1,050 Yen.

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Kimono shop

RAKURAKUJIN KOUBOU

What [RAKURAKUJIN KOUBOU] is all about.
A atelier where you can enjoy authentic craftsmanship in the city of Kyoto.
Have a look at our high end Kimono, obi, frames and more with an authentic orientation.

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Japanese Samurai swords

KURAYA HASHIMOTO

A samurai sword specialty store located near Nijo-jo Castle. We are Kuraya Hashimoto and we have a history of 40 years.

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Japanese designed jeans & Casual fashion

mizra KYOTO

Inspired by the concept of collaborating Japanese taste into western style, the Kyoto-born designer and craftsmen have created the top-class denim brand, "mizra". With the traditional hands-on skill of Kyoto-style Yūzen dyeing and incorporating that with the processing of these original denims, this is an authentic craftsman brand of Kyoto.

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Gold Metal Leaf

HORI METAL LEAF & POWDER CO.,LTD

From the old ages, the unchanging value of beautiful and sparse pure gold makes it such a valued, dignified substance.
Not only does it increase the value of traditional handiwork, in Japan, it is used as garnishes for fancy cuisine, decoration and good luck charms. You can also find it in China used as an anti-aging, anti-death remedy.

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Hands-on experiences

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Japanese Traditional Costumes

Heian Costume Experience Studio

How about experiencing an ultimate transformation into traditional Japanese royalty of the Imperial court? A tradition kept for over a millennium. Try our authentic costumes of the imperial court in Kyoto.

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Miscellaneous Services

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Relaxation & Massage

Mominoki

The popular Shiatsu technique is said to have over 10 times the effect of released energy through the feet to loosen all the knots in your body. Release the fatigue from you're toes, heels, the back of your feet and legs to the tip of your shoulders with the care and skill of our experienced masseuses. Indulge in the relaxing experience collaborated with aroma oils and special techniques you've never felt before.

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