On entering the museum the man at reception didn't greet me but just said "500¥". When I asked if there was an English brochure he pointed to the small information signs behind me. After reading them I pulled out my phone to Google translate a...更多
We spent a day exploring Northern Kyoto and I'm always on the lookout for costume and fashion related places. Upon entry the staff member led us to a room where we were given tea and an english pamphlet explaining the history of the building, and...更多
I went to Orinasukan hoping to learn a bit more about the making of textiles in Kyoto. Upon arrival I was served a cup of tea and a sweet in a nice room overlooking the garden, and handed an English information sheet. This was a...更多
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of the city, it is a district where you can take it at your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many
shops selling traditional clothing and goods. Showcasing architecture with sloping roofs and wooden reliefs dating to decades past, the streets in the Nishijin District transport you back in time, making them a joy to wander.