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Nishijin Textile Center

Travel Guide - Nishijin Textile Center

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Nishijin Textile Center introduces the history and manufacturing process of traditional Nishijin-ori textile which has been used for Kyoto Kimono and Obi (sash) textile arts. The center features a working Jacquard loom, an hourly Kimono show, and many Nishijin textile products.
Visitors can try on Kimono including the special ones for Geiko and Maiko, or 12-layered Kimono worn at Imperial court. Visitors can also experience weaving by traditional methods with a loom (Advanced booking is required for both activities). The shop on the second floor sells a wide variety of Nishijin-related goods at reasonable prices.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00

ClosedClosed

  • December 29 - January 3

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Handweaving experience: 1,800 yen (General, Adult); 1,500 yen (Student) *Booking required
  • Kimono experience: 3,600 yen (Normal Kimono) or 10,000 yen (Kimono for Maiko & Geiko / 12-layered Kimono *Booking required

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 13 minutes walk from Imadegawa Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K06).
  • 25 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #9 bus. Get off at Horikawa-Imadegawa Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 414, Tatemonzencho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-8216

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Stephen Gosden @stephengosden - 2018-12-22
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Diper Tour @DiperTour - 2018-11-19
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Diper Tour @DiperTour - 2018-11-18
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Cristina Pusceddu Design @PuscedduC - 2018-07-11
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Mark Esguerra @TheMarke - 2018-02-26
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Muza-chan 「ムザちゃん」 @Muzachan - 2018-02-25
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Muza-chan 「ムザちゃん」 @Muzachan - 2018-02-25
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Team Albert @AlbertMylesAM - 2018-02-25
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Denis Wong @advicepyro - 2018-01-04
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Michael Lambe @deepkyoto - 2018-01-02
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Kashipan @YukataSugata - 2017-09-28
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Emma Williams @astralbeatz - 2017-09-17
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Daniel Manzini @ManziniDaniel - 2017-08-11
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SAORI Worcester @SAORIWorcester - 2017-05-31
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The Kindcraft @TheKindcraft - 2017-05-26
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SailorMoonCollection @Sailormoon_UK - 2017-04-18
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SailorMoonCollection @Sailormoon_UK - 2017-04-18
@Shinpyh @KillMeNeko It's a SM collaboration with Nishijin Textile Center. Limited to 2000. The price retail price… https://t.co/lppr6c2EkH
halaltourjapan.com @Halaltourjapan - 2017-02-10
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2017-02-01
The 550 years anniversary display of the origin of Nishijin brocade held at Nishijin-ori Textile Center till Mar 26
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YUKIE @YUKIE_xxx - 2017-01-23
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