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Nishijin Textile Center

Horikawa Dori, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-451-9231
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Horikawa Dori, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Nishijin District
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"fashion show"
in 32 reviews
"free kimono"
in 3 reviews
"great place to learn"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"imperial palace"
in 2 reviews
"rainy day"
in 2 reviews
"silk"
in 11 reviews
"textiles"
in 39 reviews
"fabric"
in 11 reviews
"weaving"
in 19 reviews
"model"
in 8 reviews
"loom"
in 4 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 19 reviews
"stages"
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"japan"
in 13 reviews
"tourists"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A brief 10 minute Kimono show then down the stairs to the center for a large shopping area of a variety of things and souvenirs. Then down to the ground floor to a restaurant if you are so inclined or on your way.

1  Thank Mars1964
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I recently did a hand weaving class and really enjoyed it. It was great using the tools and learning how to make a little memento from my trip. The Kimono show, while short, is also good to take in and you will get a brief...More

Thank Suzie Q
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We went here specifically to find some affordable Yukata (an informal relaxed lounging kimono, a bit like a western summer dressing gown) not masses of them but all very nice and around the 4500-6000¥ much more affordable than most places and sizes to suit westerners....More

3  Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nishijin Textile Center was a brief one hour stop during my travels. I wanted to check out their textiles because I heard Kyoto was the leading city for kimono manufacturing. I heard that this center had good souvenirs whether you wanted to buy kimonos for...More

2  Thank eugenia27
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at an airbnb that had bikes for us to use so we spent an entire day doing a "self-guided" bike tour of Kyoto! We had just spent a week in Bali so were a little "templed-out" and wanted to check...More

Thank Allison V
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

The center itself was a bit boring to be candid. First floor has a cafeteria and sells traditional sweets. Second floor has souvenirs, nice but expensive. The textile products for sale like scarfs are very nice, but all very expensive. There is one machine that...More

2  Thank FlyWithKids
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the 10 minute kimono fashion show and very small museum. The kimonos are overpriced but interesting things in their gift store. Worth a quick look if in the neighborhood but wouldn't go out of your way to see this.

Thank revett2016
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had read about this place and went there with a Japanese speaking friend who later said that when he was looking for directions to this place he found it listed under "gift shops" (it's actually not that hard to find, we went there on...More

Thank Dundas3071
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Nishijin Textile Centre is bit of an odd one. If you do happen to be in the area then definitely worth dropping by. The museum is quite small and looking a bit tired in places, but it is genuinely interesting and the staff are...More

Thank Chris R
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Before I start, I'm not sure why 'Type of visit' has various categories for 'Family'. Anyway, I visit Nishijin with my mother few days back. It's a great place to learn about Kimono, and various types of fabrics, olden days techniques and even hands-on experience...More

Thank Josephine S
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Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto
is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with
its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the
neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a
self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of
the city, it is a district where you can take it at
your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving
and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many
...More
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lorna502017
6 April 2017|
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Response from Tomskatesnyc | Reviewed this property |
I cannot confirm the denial by N_and_R. I purchased cotton materials and was thoroughly impressed with their collection. I would recommend anyone interested in textiles to take a trip up that way. It's not far from... More
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