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  • Calligraphy

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Woodblock Prints

    Traditional Craft/kyoto, Tokyo
  • Ornamental Swords

    Traditional Craft/Gifu
  • Japanese Dolls

    Japanese Dolls
  • Damascene

    Traditional Craft/ Kyoto
  • Pearls

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Postcard, Greeting Card

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Fridge magnet

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Lucky cat

    Gift, Souvenir
  • 3D puzzle

    Gift, Souvenir
  • PIPEROID

    Gift,souvenir
  • KOGINZASHI

    Traditional Craft/ Aomori
  • Nambu Ironware

    Traditional craft/Iwate
  • Kimonos and Yukatas

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Kanazawa Gold Leaf

    Traditional Craft/ Ishikawa
  • Wood Parquetry, Puzzle box

    Traditional Craft/Kanagawa
  • Lacquer-Ware

    Traditional Craft/Fukushima, Ishikawa, Toyama,Kyoto
  • Kokeshi Doll

    Traditional Craft/ Gunma
  • T-Shirts

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Books

    BOOKS
  • Japanese Candles 'WA-ROSOKU'

    Traditional Craft/Kyoto
  • Kiyomizu Pottery

    Traditional Craft/ Kyoto
  • Tenugui, Furoshiki

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Japanese Cosmetics

    Japanese Cosmetics
  • Japanese Paper

    Gift, Souvenir, Traditional crafts/Kyoto
  • Kyoto Sweets and Cakes

    Gift, Souvenir
  • ORIGAMI

    Gift, Souvenir
  • Japanese Souvenirs

    Gift, Souvenir

Craft Workshop

Enjoy the experience of making Japanese handicraft!

【Updated 4/5】Notice of the changes in shop operation due to Coronavirus


Based on measures instituted by the Japanese government to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and to help ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers,We have decided to change in shop operation for the time being.
Advance reservation is required for shopping at the Kyoto Handicraft Center since April 5, 2020.
If there are no customers of reservation, Shop will be closed.
We apologize for the inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding.

*No employees of our company or business partners have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. 
 
 Temporary shop operation due to Coronavirus since April 5,2020
Advance reservation is required for shopping at the Kyoto Handicraft Center since April 5, 2020.If there are no customers of reservation, Shop will be closed.

[Craft Making Workshop]
We are not available for the new reservation. 
We will open the class that have already been booked from guests before March 4.

We apologize for the inconvenience, but if you are not in a hurry, please use the inquiry form below.

*We usually respond to your inquiry within 3 business days (Excluding Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays).
https://www.kyotohandicraftcenter.com/contact/?lang=en&p=1


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Choose one of your favorite workshop from 9 options stated below.

【Group reservations】
About 100 people are able to join a class at the same time.(Depends on workshop.)
We can also arrange starting time. Please feel free to contact us.
 
Registration time Handicraft Experience:
①11:00– <*3/16-12/15→ 10:30->
②14:30–
③16:00-
Time required Each experience takes 40-70 minutes.
Reservation Reservation can be made by email or telephone.
We do accept reservation on the day but it is recommended to make your reservation ahead of time.
Reservation TEL:075-761-0142


access

For Customers arriving by train:

From Jingu Marutamachi Station on the Keihan main line, it is a 10 minute walk.
From Higashiyama Station on the Underground Tozai Line, it is a 15 minute walk.

※There is also a Marutamachi Station on the Kyoto Karasuma Line. Please take care not to confuse them.

For customers arriving by City Bus:

From the JR, Kintetsu and Kyoto Underground Station
In front of Kyoto Station at Terminal 2, ride bus 206 headed towards Higashiyama-Dori Kita-oji Terminal for 30 minutes. Alight at Kumano-Jinja-Mae. From there, it is a 3 minute walk.
From Shijo Kawaramachi take one of the following:
●Number 31 to Higashiyamadori-Takano Iwakura
●Number 201 to Gion, Hyakumanben
●Number 203 to Gion, Kinrin-Syako
Ride for approximately 10 minutes, then alight at Kumano-Jinja-Mae. From there, it is a 3 minute walk.

Center Information

  • English Speaking ... Shopping and Service

    Our customers from abroad can feel assured they will be well cared for by our members of staff, who, as well as Japanese, speak English.
    English Speaking ... Shopping and Service
  • Oversea Shipping

    Your purchasing goods can be sent anywhere in the world (within the area covered by Japan Post Office).
    Oversea Shipping
  • Foreign Currency Accepted

    You don't have to pay in Japanese yen!
    Major world currencies are accepted at KHC.
    Major credit cards are accepted too.

    Accepted currencies:
    USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, CHF, SEK, DKK, NOK, AUD, HKD,
    SGD, THB, NZD, CNY, TWD, MYR, KRW, IDR
    Foreign Currency Accepted
  • Money Exchange

    Currency exchange service (from foreign currencies to Japanese yen) is available at each cashier.

    12:00PM - 18:00PM

    *Old bill and coin are not available.
    *Please refer to the previous list of currencies accepted in KHC.
    Money Exchange
  • Tax-free

    For your Tax-free shopping, you must spend over ¥5,000 at one shop. Please bring your passport and consumption tax will be deducted from the total amount.

    If you are a foreign resident in Japan, you are not qualified for Tax-free shopping. For further information, please feel free to ask at the information desk.
    Tax-free
  • Tourist Information Counter

    *Temporary closure since March 5,2020.
    This tourist information counter is certified by the Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) as a Category 2.
    We provide information about Kyoto and surrounding area.(Hours: 11:00-17:00)
    Tourist Information Counter
  • TIC (Tourist Information Center)

    JNTO and the Japan Tourism Agency began a TIC (Tourist Information Center) Certification Program in 2012. There are more than 1,000 certified Tourist Information Centers throughout the country from Hokkaido down to Okinawa. Tourist information providers are divided into three categories based on function.
    TIC (Tourist Information Center)

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