Household Goods / Daily Necessities Spots in Gifu Area

  • Ozeki & Co., Ltd.
    Gifu Pref. Gifushi Ogumachou 1-18
    Ozeki & Co., Ltd. is a long-established (founded in 1891) manufacturer of paper lanterns, with its head office in Oguma District, Gifu City. Paper lantern manufacturing is one of Gifu City’s traditional crafts; besides supplying Bon-chochin lanterns to department stores etc. throughout Japan, Ozeki & Co., Ltd. also exports “AKARI” designer lighting brand products (which were developed in collaboration with the U.S. born sculptor Isamu Noguchi) to Europe and North America. AKARI products have won international acclaim for their superior artistic qualities. In addition, Ozeki & Co., Ltd. produce innovative products that break with convention, such as paper lanterns made from traditional Japanese “Washi” paper, and “Letter Lanterns” that can be folded up and sent in the form of a letter, etc.
  • HIDA COLLECTION Kurashi no Seisakusho
    Gifu Takayama-shi Kamiokamotomachi 3-362
    This woodwork shop was born from a desire to make Hida furniture that would be passed down through the generations. Using old timber harvested from the forests of the Hida region, they make items like single slab tables, wooden desks, and smaller items. Their single slab tables made of top-grade wood dried with both natural and artificial processes last a lifetime and grow more beautiful the more they're used. They also offer made-to-order work crafted from mountain cherry, horse chestnut, zelkova, walnut, and other woods. Small items such as clocks, photo frames, and stools make great gifts.
  • Fukudado Fukuda Pharmacy
    Gifu Takayama-shi Shinmeimachi 4-9
    A long-established drugstore with over 150 years of history in Shinmei-machi, Takayama City. On consultation they'll make recommendations based on your symptoms from a variety of remedies that includes traditional Chinese and natural medicines.
  • Oak Village Takayama
    Gifu Takayama-shi Kiyomicho Makigahora 846
    A store run by Oak Village, which aims to create woodwork that can be used for as long as the tree the item was made from lived. They make one-of-a-kind furniture primarily using Japan's abundant hardwood. Items include dining sets, chairs, sofas and unit furniture. They also produce wooden toys like blocks and xylophones, interior goods, tableware, lacquerware, and more. Also on site are the Seseragi Lounge and Gallery where you can enjoy the rich nature of Takayama and Kiyomi, as well as the Forest Museum that showcases a variety of perspectives on woodworking culture.
  • Hida no Kagukan Takayama
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Nadamachi 1-82-1
    This interior shop located a 15-minute walk from JR Takayama Station Norikura Gate is operated by Hida Sangyo, a furniture company that has inherited the traditions and skills of Hida’s famous furniture craftsmen. The Main Buildings’s first floor features a showcase of the company’s country-style brands, the Kitsutsuki Komono Gallery, a showcase with local arts and crafts and other accessories, and the Sabo Kitsutsuki cafe. The Mori no Kotoba no Ie showcase features a complete kitchen, dining room, living room, and bedroom furnished with their Words from the Forest brands. The Designer’s Room Hida showcase located in the Outlet Building, which displays the work of independent furniture designers, is also worth a visit.
  • Kashiwamokko Takayama Showroom
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kamiokamotomachi 1-260
    This showroom is located in Kamiokamoto-machi, Takayama City. The directly-managed shop of a long-established furniture maker that boasts an over 70-year history, its marker is a large red chair. Original furniture making the best use of materials in the spacious interior are on display, and there are many different interior design items such as clocks and lighting fixtures. With a cafe space near the entrance, you can enjoy a relaxing tea or sweets while resting in Hida furniture chairs.
  • KIJIYA Gallery
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Honmachi 2-52
    This is the gallery and shop of Kijiya, a furniture studio that works with wood from Hida-Takayama. They process timber harvested from the rich surrounding environment and create designs that utilize its natural grain and form. The furniture is solid wood, without veneer or plywood, and is so durable that you can use the pieces for decades. In addition to furniture like tables, chests, and stools, they also sell smaller items like pendulum clocks.
  • Irodori
    Gifu Pref. Minoshi Kajiyachou 1962-1
    A shop owned and operated by The Saiko Design lighting company standing along the Town of Udatsu Roofing Streets. The shop carries a variety of stylish and cute paper lantern lights made by hand using Japanese washi paper, and the shop’s wide selection includes everything from ceiling lights to table lamps. In addition to old-fashioned, Japanese-style lights, the shop also offers chandelier-style lights, blue lights inspired by the ocean, and more, ensuring customers can find lights suitable not just for a Japanese-style room but Western-style rooms, halls, and all manner of interior areas. Delicate and beautiful Japanese washi paper lights also make great souvenirs and gifts to give back home for international travelers. The shop is only regularly closed during the New Year’s holidays, although the shop might also close occasionally as necessary.
  • MEGA Don Quijote Seki Mago
    Gifu Seki-shi Kurachi 817
  • MEGA Don Quijote Unuma
    Gifu Kakamigahara-shi Unumanishimachi 2-165
  • Cainz Seki
    Gifu Seki-shi
  • MEGA Don Quijote UNY Gifu
    Gifu Gifu-shi Kanoshinmeicho 6-chome 1-banchi
  • SUPERCENTERPLANT6 (Super Center-Plant 6) Mizuho
    Gifu Mizuho-shi Saikawa 5-38
  • MEGA Don Quijote Gifu Mizuho
    Gifu Mizuho-shi Inasato 580-1
  • MEGA Don Quijote UNY Minokamo
    Gifu Minokamo-shi Nozasacho 2-5-65
  • The Daiso Don Quijote Ogaki Asakusa
    Gifu Ogaki-shi Asakusa 4-chome 65-banchi 2
  • Super Viva Home Gifu Yanaizu
    Gifu Gifu-shi Yanaizucho Ryutsu Center 1-52
  • Home improvement center Kohnan Gifu
    Gifu Gifu-shi Tsurutamachi 3-18
  • Japan Line Hanaki Center
    Gifu Kani-shi Dota 4567
  • DCM Kahma 21 Ena
    Gifu Ena-shi Osashimacho Shoge 522-5

Gifu Areas


Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan’s greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture’s traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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