Dec. 17, 2018 UPDATE

Kyo-komono Kinugasa

- 京こもの 衣笠 -
A good usability Kyoto-style accessories
Kyokomono Kinugasa is right located in front of the entrance of Ryoanji Temple. It is originally established as a shop for selling a bag that suites with kimono at first. But now, the theme of a shop has been changed to offer items that you can use often according to multipurpose occasions since 2012. A wide range of brightly items with Japanese essence are so cute that you would be wondering what to get. There are useful small boxes, hair accessories, and more. The nearby stop is located one of the famous sightseeing spots, Kinkakuji Temple or Kitano Tenmangu shrine. Let’s browse there until a bus comes.
Nejiri box
Nejiri box / ¥1,620
There are various types of colored and flower patterned boxes that are made with a traditional woven fabric, Nishijinori-kinran in Kyoto. All of them have a slightly different design! Pick up a lid a little bit and twisted to left side to open. There is in a scent bag in the box to be enjoyable to put your something special with fine aroma.
Kotoiro Fragrance gel
Kotoiro Fragrance gel / ¥734
It is made of the essential oil from Kyoto. Its Handful size fits in anywhere at your home. We highly recommend putting it on near your bed side so that fragrance brings you out to sleep well.
Origami Earrings
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Origami Earrings / ¥1,296
Lovely crane shaped charms are created with Japanese paper. A red one is also available. It is great as a souvenir for an accessories collector.
How to buy
Bring the items to the cashier.
- Shopping Tips -
Closing days are announced on their website.
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Overseas Tourist-Friendly
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This shop, Kyo-komono Kinugasa, selling cute Japanese accessories is by the World Heritage Site of Ryoan-ji Temple, famous for its rock garden. If you get some of their products home with you, you can enjoy the Japanese idea of "wa" even at home!
3.5 goods4.0 service3.0 fun3.5
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
3.5 goods4.0 service3.0 fun3.5
Kyo-komono Kinugasa / 京こもの 衣笠
Category Traditional Crafts
Phone +81 75-461-2631
Address 5 Ryoanjigoryonositacho Ukyoku, Kyoto-shi 〒616-8001
Directions ・30 minutes by JR Bus Takao-Keihoku Line (To Toganoo), get off at Ryoanji-mae bus stop from JR Kyoto Station. ・40 minutes by Kyoto City Bus #59 (To Utano-Yamagoe), get off at Ryoanji-mae bus stop from Shijo Kawaramachi (downtown).
Open Hours 9:30am - 5:30pm
Closed Tuesdays
Notes Regular holiday, Tuesday, and busy seasons will be open every day. Please check "news" in its website before visiting.
Price range
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / UnionPay is also available.
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
English, French, and Chinese websites are available.
Information Japanese, English, French, and Chinese websites are available.
Lanuages spoken Japanese and Simple English
Shipping services Not accepted
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