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Kaga Yuzen Kaikan

8-8 Kosho-Machi, Kanazawa 920-0932, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-224-5511
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Not prepared for advance reservations

We had advance reservation for kimono dressing for 2 ladies. However upon arrival we understood... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vilnius, Lithuania
Loved this place

I love textiles, so I really enjoyed this place. We talked to the designer coloring the kimonos for... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Bay Area, California
via mobile
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  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Not prepared for advance reservations”
9 May 2017
“Loved this place”
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8-8 Kosho-Machi, Kanazawa 920-0932, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had advance reservation for kimono dressing for 2 ladies. However upon arrival we understood that there is no enough staff to dress in a kimono us both together simultaneously. One of us was waiting until another is done, it took around half an hour...More

Thank endis
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I love textiles, so I really enjoyed this place. We talked to the designer coloring the kimonos for a long time and he was so interesting. The movie describing how they make kimonos was also enlightening. A treat for textile lovers.

1  Thank bikegem
Reviewed 27 April 2017

For my 13 year old daughter this was the highlight of her trip to Japan. For a very resonable 2000Y she was able to dress in a kimono and have her photograph taken in the exhibition area. The craft centre was very quiet when we...More

Thank Jando2014
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Visited on a quiet Sunday afternoon with no activities which detracted from the experience. Would be quite easy to turn into a fantastic attraction, but does need that upgrade.

Thank TwoOnTrip
Reviewed 31 December 2015

While this facility offers you the opportunity to see some beautiful Kaga-yuzen kimomos, we found it quite dingy, and that the way they were displayed did no do them justice. Also, although they have an in-house designer working in the front room, the one we...More

Thank TokyoRory
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I love yuzen dying and traditional Japanese textiles so I found this small museum/craft center fascinating. However, my friends who were not as into textiles thought it was a bit pricey for the size. Overall I would strongly recommend it for people who are interested...More

1  Thank Joy Y
Reviewed 22 April 2012

You can see a range of kimonos on display here and see videos on how they were produced. An artist was present when we were there painting a kimono so you can see the actual process in action. There was also a very interesting video...More

1  Thank nsakura2012
Reviewed 3 April 2012

We really liked this place. Sort of small but extremely attractive displays of gorgeous materials. I wish I had the money to buy a bunch of this stuff. If you are into beautiful crafts then you will find this place very rewarding. A nice way...More

1  Thank Marathonwinner
Reviewed 5 June 2011

i always wonder how kimonos are made. this place actually thoroughly explain the entire process in video format (even though it is shown in japanese only, but can see figure out what it is all about since you would have read the step-by-step photos in...More

Thank damevenus
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