Sakuda Gold Leaf Company
This well-known former geisha house in traditional style dates from 1820 and has an impressive collection of elaborate combs and...
In Higashi-chaya-gai, Kaikarō is an early-19th-century geisha house refinished with contemporary fittings and art including a red...
On most nights you can visit the local sentō (public bath), Higashi-yu.
To splurge on Kaga ryōri and step back in time, visit this shop in Higashi Chaya-gai; it's on the corner in a little square. You'll be...
1-3-27 Higashiyama · interesting places nearby
Sakuda Gold Leaf Company information
Here you can observe the kinpaku (gold leaf) process and pick up all sorts of gilded souvenirs including pottery, lacquerware and, er, golf balls. They also serve tea containing flecks of gold leaf, reputedly good for rheumatism. Even the toilet walls are lined with gold and platinum.