• Kyoto Handicraft Center
  • Kyoto Handicraft Center
  • Kyoto Handicraft Center
  • Kyoto Handicraft Center
  • Kyoto Handicraft Center

Kyoto Handicraft Center

京都ハンディクラフトセンター
  • Multilingual Staff
    English
  • Foreign Language Pamphlets
    English, French
  • Accepted Credit Cards
    Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, American Express, JCB, UnionPay Card, Discover Card
  • Wi-Fi
    Available for free

Goods

Description

Kyoto Handicraft Center is a shopping complex where you can enjoy Shopping, Experiences also the Damascene Demonstration’ with the key words of “Japan” and “Kyoto”.

It takes 5 minutes-walk from Heian-Jingu Shrine which has the large gateway as a landmark.

There are over 10,000 items available on the shopping floors, handling such as handicrafts gathered from all over Japan and Japanese goods or sweets from Kyoto as well as T-shirts and others making a hit with customers from overseas.

The Kyo-Zogan (Damascene)works available at the shops are handmade by the craftsmen working at the studio inside the facility, one by one.

You can visit whenever they are present to see how they create these works.

The content of the Experiences is substantial as you can choose from 9 different craft work experience such as ‘
Woodblock Printing', 'Folding Fan Painting' etc, and cultural experience such as ‘Kimono Rental’, ‘Tea Ceremony Experience’, which are enjoyable for those who wish to ‘take time at their will inside the facility’ or ‘experience within their limited time’.
Bike-shearing Service is also available, so that you can get an easy access to Japanese gardens or popular temples and shrines near the facility.

Location Information

  • Address

    17, Shogoinentomicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8323

  • Nearest Station
    Jingumarutamachi Station
    ・ Keihan Oto Line
    10 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    075-761-8001
    Available languages
    English
  • Hours
    Every day 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Closed
    None
    *May be temporarily closed.
  • Budget
    1,000 JPY -
  • Wi-Fi
    Available for free
  • Public Site
    Official Site
  • Multilingual Staff
    English
  • Foreign Language Pamphlets
    English, French
  • Accepted Credit Cards
    Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, American Express, JCB, UnionPay Card, Discover Card
  • Accepted Electronic Payments
    Alipay

Further Facilities & Services

  • Information Counter
  • Tax-Free Counter
  • Foreign Exchange Counter
    US Dollar (USD), Euro (EUR), British Pound (GBP), Japanese Yen (JPY), Chinese Yuan (CNY), Canadian Dollar (CAD), Australian Dollar (AUD), Korean Won (KRW), Hong Kong Dollar (HKD), New Taiwan Dollar (TWD), Thai Baht (THB), Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), Other
  • Usable Currency
    US Dollar (USD), Euro (EUR), British Pound (GBP), Chinese Yuan (CNY), Canadian Dollar (CAD), Australian Dollar (AUD), Korean Won (KRW), Hong Kong Dollar (HKD), New Taiwan Dollar (TWD), Thai Baht (THB), Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), Other
  • Baggage Room
  • Children Allowed
  • Smoking Space: available
  • Washroom: available
  • Nursing Room: available
  • Parking Lot: available
  • Prayer Room: available

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※ The above information was correct at the time of updating, but there may be changes to actual prices. Please confirm the current prices when visiting.