Antiques & Brocante Kyoto Design

Konjaku Nishimura, antique kimono shop

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December 11, 2014
In the area of Gion town of antiques (Furu-Monzen, Shin-Monzen and Nawate streets), there is one shop I’d like to tell you about. Konjaku Nishimura specializes in antique textiles, kimonos and all sort of small articles made of old textiles.
Frankly speaking, the place looks more like a museum than a shop:

 

 

Even this guy is just for decoration, not for sale! (I asked):
The collection of obi sashes is quite impressive :

 

 

 

 

Put this shop on your list of places to visit if you like old Japanese textiles. It’s really worth the detour!

Shop information :
Address : 36 Benzaiten-cho, Yamatooji Sanjo-kudaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
京都市東山区大和大路三条下ル弁財天町36番地
Tel : (075) 561-1568
Business hours : 10:00~19:00 (Closed on Wednesdays)
Website (in Japanese) : www.konjaku.com

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