A range of beautiful and practical items made from lovely washi paper
This is a Japanese paper goods shop located inside the Museum of Kyoto. We recommend the accessories and stationery made from traditionally crafted Japanese washi paper. You will find a plethora of items that make use of washi’s unique texture and beautiful color. Not only are these items exquisitely designed, but many of them are highly practical and useful for everyday purposes. Since they make use of Japanese-style illustrations and patterns, they will also make beautiful souvenirs that their recipients are sure to love.
IPPITSU-SEN / ¥421
A small vertical notepad. You could also use it to write a message horizontally. A great item when writing a message or sending a gift.
Billfold / Stencil dyeing ¥2,268│Tie-dyed fabric ¥1,566
A sturdy and semi-waterproof item. Enjoy the unique texture and feel of washi paper. Pictured is a stencil dyed item with a stylish and colorful design.
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Lokta a paper Note / ¥1,944
These notebooks feature covers made from high quality Nepalese "Lokta a paper." The pages are quad-ruled in 5mm increments. You could ignore the blocks and draw freely, or use the grid to create designs.
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Handy Memo / ¥497
Notepads featuring illustrations from the classic Japanese novel, "The Tale of Genji." Charming images of cherry blossoms and ladies. 150 cards to a pack.
How to buy
- Shopping Tips -
If you want to check the texture of an item, use the sample testers found nearby. If you want to inspect a non-sample item, ask the staff first.
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Rakushikan / 楽紙館
|Address||The Museum of Kyoto 1F Sanjo-Takakura,Nakagyo-ku Kyoto 604-8183|
|Directions||3-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Line Karasuma Oike Station.|
|Closed||Monday (Open on holidays, closed the day after)|
|Notes||It gets crowded at times because the shop is a bit small, but please don't hesitate to stop by.|
¥1,000 ～ ¥2,000
|Credit cards||VISA, MASTER, JCB, etc.|
Some parts of the menu are in English.
|Lanuages spoken||Japanese only|
|Shipping services||Express Mail Service / Air mail / Economy Air / Shipping service|