Kyoto Handicraft Center

Arts & Crafts in Northern Higashiyama

Split between two buildings, East and West, the Kyoto Handicraft Center sells a good range of Japanese arts and crafts, such as Hokusai woodblock prints (reproductions from ¥5000), Japanese dolls, pearls, clothing, and a great selection of books on Japanese culture and travel guides. English-speaking staff are on hand and currency exchange is available. Within walking distance of the main Higashiyama sightseeing route.