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Nishijin Textile Center西陣織会館

3.5

Museum / Science Museum

This meeting hall in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture introduces the charm of Japanese clothing, especially Nishijin silk fabrics, and displays related items. The third floor has a show stage on which they hold the extravagant Kimono Show each hour. With the workshops allowing one to watch artisans up close and the reservation handmaking experience activities, there are facilities for one to watch, sow and experience while learning and having fun. There are also Japanese trinkets on sale including clothing sundries and mufflers made of pure Japan-produced silk.

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Kyoto prefecture Kyoto city Kamigyo-ku Horikawa dori Imadegawa south entrance west side (Kurama / Kibune / OharaArea)

phone 0754519231
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10:00-17:00

Review of Nishijin Textile Center

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/11/25 OK
My wife was a little disappointed. She was hoping for fabric she couldnt get at home in Australia. Nothing extraordinary.
Reviewed:2019/11/07 Beautiful silk
We found our way to the Nishijin Textile Center on the local bus. Glad we made the trip. Hand made scarves, lots of mens ties and interesting displays. The scarves are 100% silk and you can see...
Reviewed:2019/10/20 Not a must do, but with caveats
This isnt a comprehensive review as I visited during a day when they were operating on limited hours, so the availability of the kimono show and demos was limited. On a regular day the experience...

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Details

Address
Kyoto prefecture Kyoto city Kamigyo-ku Horikawa dori Imadegawa south entrance west side [ map ]
Area
Kurama / Kibune / OharaArea
Phone
0754519231
Hours
10:00-17:00
Closed
12/29-1/3
Fees
[Admission] Free
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, Diners Club)
Smoking
Other (Available only in smoking areas outside the building)
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available
Note
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 30, 2020 (Information as of June 4, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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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.