See, buy, and make traditional handicrafts! A center with a full complement of English-language support
Near Kyoto's famous landmark, Heian Jingu Shrine, you will find the KYOTO HANDICRAFT CENTER. This center sells a range of Japanese accessories emblematic of both Kyoto and Japan. They also have workshops (40-70 minutes long) where you can make your own items, as well as a restaurant offering fresh seasonal food. Visiting the KYOTO HANDICRAFT CENTER is a great way to pick up that special item as a souvenir or token of your trip. The staff in the shop also speak English, and there are pamphlets in English, too. You can even pay for items in other currencies and have them shipped directly overseas. They'll gladly exchange your money from yen into your currency, too. After enjoying some shopping and a workshop at the KYOTO HANDICRAFT CENTER, you can alight at the information desk to get some tips on where to visit next. The KYOTO HANDICRAFT CENTER is a great place to enjoy a true Kyoto experience in a short time, and it's got all the services you need to feel at ease.