Center Information

KHC offers wide range of great services for foreign tourists. In our comfortable shop, you can take as much time as you like to see and learn about traditional crafts of Kyoto.

various service

  • English Speaking ... All Floors

    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.
  • Oversea Shipping

    Your purchasing goods can be sent anywhere in the world (within the area covered by Japan Post Office).

tax free foreign currency

  • 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: US $, CAN $, AUS $, NZ $, S $, HK $, EURO, STG, S FRC, S KR, D KR, N KR, THB, KRW.
  • Money Exchange

    Currency exchange service (from foreign currencies to Japanese yen) is available at each store in KHC.
    *Please refer to the previous list of currencies accepted in KHC.
  • 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.

tourist information

  • Tourist Information Counter

    In KHC, there is the tourist information center called ‘i Tourist Information Office’ which is cooperated with Japan National Tourists Organization to assist foreign visitors. The center provides information relevant to its local tourist sites.
  • "Visit Japan" Tourist Information

    This is tourist information designed to accommodate the needs of tourists from outside of Japan. It is registered with the Japanese National Tourist Organisation (JNTO).
    The standards for the registration with the JNTO are, to list but a few, the ability to deal with tourists from overseas in a positive way; the ability to converse in foreign languages; one-on-one help and guidance; and stocking brochures in foreign languages.
    In Japan there are over 300 tourist information points which take part in the "Visit Japan" campaign (as of the end of May 2011).