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Beautiful silks on display

This silk shop serves as a silk museum as well. There are beautiful silks on display and for sale... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
kupunakane
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Hawaii
Better than the Kaga Yuzen Kaikan

Although this place doesn't really do justice to these beautiful kimonos either, I found the people... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
Rory R
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Tokyo
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Apr 10, 2016
“Beautiful silks on display”
Apr 1, 2016
“Not worth the trouble or cost of admission”
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Watch artists painting designs on silk at this fascinating silk dyeing studio, converted from a Taisho-era home.
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2-6-16 Nagamachi, Kanazawa 920-0865, Ishikawa Prefecture
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+81 76-264-2811
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

This silk shop serves as a silk museum as well. There are beautiful silks on display and for sale. We were there late in the day so we did not see anyone actually painting silk, though their paints and brushes were visible. There was information...More

1  Thank kupunakane
Reviewed 2 April 2016

The ‘Yuzen silk center’ was somewhat difficult to find and was a major disappointment. Being a ‘Silk Center’ I had expected more information on silk production and processing both current and historical. It is really a kimono design 'center' and focused on new kimono and...More

Thank thewestxyz
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Although this place doesn't really do justice to these beautiful kimonos either, I found the people here more friendly and the facility more informative than at the Kaga Yuzen Kaikan. We went upstairs, where a woman explained the steps in the dying process (in Japanese)...More

Thank Rory R
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The entrance fee was to high is comparison for what they show and how they show it in a common house. Didn't make a professional appearance.

4  Thank travel61addict
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Ok, so they didn't answer my email so my first advice is to get your hotel or a Japanese friend to book on your behalf. The basic dyeing experience costs ¥4000 including museum admission. Postage to my country cost an extra ¥900. At that time...More

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