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Nishijin Textile Center is a popular destination for those interested in the art of kimono and the delicate techniques used to create Japan's traditional clothing. Located in the Nishijin area of Kyoto, the textiles produces are mainly used for Kimono and Kimono sashes. The textiles are well known for their unique variety, often split into 12 distinct categories. The center displays several kimonos for viewing and holds demonstrations explaining the techniques involved in creating a beautiful kimono. The highlight of the Nishijin Textile Center is the stunning kimono fashion show it holds to its visitors. They also have a large shopping selection, holding a variety of goods from woven items to traditional Kyoto sweets.
Guests can also try on Kimono and take photos with the scenic background in Kyoto. There are over 150 kimono to choose from and undergarments and shoes can be borrowed. You may even want to buy one for yourself after all your photos are done. Explore the Nishijin Textile Center in Kyoto after one of our Cherry Blossom Tours in the spring or Highlights Japan Tour!
Have a professional photograph taken of you in a kimono
Former Capital of Japan - Golden Pavilion
Museum dedicated to preserving Kyoto's traditional and cultural works of art
Shibori is the method of dyeing cloths.