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Kyoto Seasons & Events

Spring in Kyoto

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April 27, 2015

 Time goes by so fast! Not so long ago I wished you a happy new year, and it’s already April (almost May)! Sorry to have kept you waiting..
Spring was strange this year in Kyoto, unusually cold and rainy. Unfortunately, it was raining on my days off, so I was…


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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (2)

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December 22, 2014

A few more photos of Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu bamboo world..

You will be surprised to discover the variety of shapes which can be created from…

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Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (1)

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December 19, 2014

After Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co., I’d like to introduce another company specializing in bamboo crafts, Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu.
The shop offers a large choice…

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Duce mix shop (2)

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December 17, 2014

All the goods sold in Duce mix shop are made by hand. With a space for exhibitions and periodic workshops and events, it’s also…

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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Duce mix shop (1)

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December 16, 2014

Duce mix shop is situated on the 4th floor of Duce mix Building (the one just on the right side of the Museum of…

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Meotoya, cheerful porcelain shop & atelier

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December 15, 2014

While exploring Higashiyama-Sanjo area, I discovered Meotoya, a shop owned by a porcelain artist.
There is one curious detail about the shop : the artist…

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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…

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Antiques & Brocante Kyoto Design

Antiques & Flowers “Sorai” (2)

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December 11, 2014

At Sorai, some antiques are shown in the window display, the others are put here and there among vegetation.

 

 

 

 

The shop is situated in the…

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Antiques & Flowers “Sorai” (1)

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December 9, 2014

Kyoto has a considerable number of unique antiques and flower shops, but did you know about the existence of some even more unusual places…

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Utsuwa Akando (2)

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December 1, 2014

A few more photos from Utsuwa Akando. I always preferred this kind of shops off the beaten path. The problem is that they are…

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