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Kungyokudo (薫玉堂)

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This long-established store of incense near Nishi Honganji Temple is a 15 minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. The inside of the shop is large, and soft light creates a quiet atmosphere. The shop conveys one of Japan’s three largest forms of art, Kodo (traditional incense-smelling ceremony) to the present age. On the first floor of the store you can find gifts and items for the home, and on the second floor aroma bags and incense burners that can be enjoyed easily everyday are sold. Of course not only items for gifts but also able to be used for various purposes such as a room decoration and wearing. In Kungyokudo there is a fragrance seat facing the courtyard, and classes to experience incense smelling are held.

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Kyoto prefecture Kyoto shi, Kamigyo-ku Horikawa dori Nishi Honganji temple (Kawaramachi / ShijokarasumaArea)

phone 0753710162
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9:00-17:30

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Address
Kyoto prefecture Kyoto shi, Kamigyo-ku Horikawa dori Nishi Honganji temple [map]
Area
Kawaramachi / ShijokarasumaArea
Phone
0753710162
Hours
9:00-17:30
Closed
1st/3Sunday
Parking Lot
Available(2spaces)
Credit Card
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.