Downtown Zakka(miscellaneous goods)Feb. 05, 2016 UPDATE
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A wide selection of lifestyle goods very popular among people of Kyoto

INOBUN Shijo Honten - Main store

INOBUN Shijo Honten - Main store
Established in 1814 as a paper whole seller in middle of Kyoto city, INOBUN is now a popular and modern store offering array of household goods from jewelry, stationaries, bath products, clothes, and many more. Not only do they offer products from various brands, they also have collaboration products that can only be purchased at INOBUN. Collection of highly favored brands lines up the store making INOBUN a perfect store to go for gift searching.
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Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
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★★★★★3.5
I love this store! Its stylish and organized very well. I can find great gifts here for any occasion and many items are lined up such as cute accessories, stationary, kitchenware, and more! I like their gift wrapping service, and they often sell seasonal items too so I always find new things in this store. Also the Garden on the top floor is a nice touch!
Notle brand non-hole earrings
Recommend !
Notle brand non-hole earrings / Price varies
Notle is a brand offering accessories including these non-hole earrings. No need for pierced ears to use these accessories as it charmingly cuffs over the ears. Notle brand concept is to provide cute and elegant accessories that are easy to use in everyday lifestyle targeting people in their 20’s and 30’s. These are Made-in Japan accessories that are highly recommended!
Chinese zodiac chopsticks
Recommend !
Chinese zodiac chopsticks / ¥800
These unique chopsticks have Chinese zodiac symbols on each end. Great items to use and to bring good luck! Choose the one with your zodiac sign or choose the sign of the person you will be gifting it to. Chinese zodiac chopsticks are available in both red and black. Many other stylish and unique chopsticks are available at INOBUN. We recommend seeing the collection of chopsticks when you are here.
Shirayuki-towels
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Shirayuki-towels / ¥350~
Another popular item at INOBUN is Shirayuki-towel known for the good absorbency and softness. Versatile uses of these towels are one of the reasons why they are popular. It can be used as a face towel, a wash cloth, or a dish towel. Many women also use it to remove makeup. Check out the variety of patterns including one that is a special collaboration between INOBUN and Shirayuki.
Ojami
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Ojami / ¥3,800~
A local product of Kyoto, these cushions called Ojami are popular for its craftsmanship and comfort. They are made by skilled craftsmen with just four pieces of cloth sewing together in a round shape. These cushions will bring little bit of Japanese accent to your home.
How to buy
The building is four stories high plus a basement all full of lifestyle goods. Also check out the garden on the fourth floor to get out a little from the crowded city.
- Shopping Tips -
Request for a gift wrapping option at the register if needed
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INOBUN Shijo Honten - Main store
Categories Zakka(miscellaneous goods)
Phone +81 75-221-0854
Address 26 Otabicho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu
Directions 5 minute-walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi station
5 minute-walk from Keihan Honsen Gionshijo station
Hours 11am - 9pm
Closed None
Notes Many variety of goods are available, take your time to look around.
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Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, etc. / Accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Easy to access
Information Japanese, English, Chinese
Languages spoken Japanese, English speaking staff occasionally on site
Shipping services Online shop is available for domestic shipping
URL http://www.inobun.co.jp/shop/
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