Kyoto Handicraft Center
One of Kyoto’s more popular sights, this shrine was built in 1895 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the founding of Kyoto. The...
Okazaki-kōen is an expanse of parks and canals that lies between Niōmon-dōri and Heian-jingū. Two of Kyoto’s significant museums can be...
Miyako Messe & Fureai-Kan Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts
This multipurpose hall has excellent displays of Kyoto crafts on its basement floor. Exhibits include wood-block prints, lacquerware,...
Just around the corner from Heian-jingu, this cosy little cafe-gallery is a nice spot for a cuppa in the Okazaki-kōen area. There are...
Near the Kyoto Handicraft Center, this is a good spot for a light meal or a drink. It serves a variety of spaghetti dishes as well as a...
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Kyoto Handicraft Center information
The Kyoto Handicraft Center is a huge cooperative that exhibits and sells a wide range of Japanese arts and crafts. It also has demonstrations of wood-block printmaking and a corner where you can try your hand at making some of your own prints. All in all, this is the best one-stop emporium in the whole of Kyoto.