Beautiful arts are created in this woodblock art studio established in 1891
Takezasado is a long-standing wood block art studio established in 1891 originally as “Takenaka” woodblock studio. Woodblock printing is an art genre introduced in Japan about 1,200 years ago, and the techniques of this art have been involved throughout the years. Here, you will find various items made with woodblock art such as post cards and phone cases. Visit Takezasado located near Karasuma Shijo Station and check out the art works and products made with woodblocks or join them for a fun wor...morekshop (reservation is required). Online shop is also available in English allowing customers to purchase from all over the world.
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Postcards / ￥300~ +tax
How about sending a message with these woodblock stamped postcards? These are extra heartwarming postcards that are great to send out to your loved ones while you are here in Kyoto.
Woodblock print paper / ￥800~ +tax
These woodblock printed paper are versatile! We recommend using this for making custom sized book covers. Already-cut book covers are also available for purchase; however, they are only available for one size. Find a pattern you like and include it in your craft projects!
How to buyInside the shop, the items will be displayed on top of the tatami floor. Take off your shoes before stepping onto the tatami.
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Also check out their online store in English.
|Categories||Arts, Traditional Crafts|
|Address||737 Shinkamanzacho, Shimogyoku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu|
|Directions||・10 minute-walk from Hankyu Kyoto Line Karasuma Station
・10 minute-walk from Kyoto city subway Shijo Station
|Hours||1pm - 6pm
|Closed||Sundays and public holidays|
|Notes||Workshops are held every Tuesday, and first & third Saturdays at 2pm – 4pm.
Check out their website for more details.
|Friendly for Overseas Visitors||
Unique to tourists
|Information||English website is available|
|Languages spoken||Japanese, basic English|
|Shipping services||Domestic and international shipping service available|