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Zohiko, Kyoto Teramachi Honten

719-1 Yohojimaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 606-8342, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-229-6625
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The only place to buy lacquer!

Our concierge at the Ritz highly recommended Zohiko when I told him that I really wanted to... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
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Toronto
mesmerizing talent

the quality and beauty of the laquer ware at zohiko cannot be adequately described. it is truly... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Paul F
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boston, United States
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LOCATION
719-1 Yohojimaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 606-8342, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Our concierge at the Ritz highly recommended Zohiko when I told him that I really wanted to purchase a quality piece of lacquerware as a memento of our trip. Zohiko did not disappoint in any way. The calibre and quality of the products are superb....More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

the quality and beauty of the laquer ware at zohiko cannot be adequately described. it is truly amazing. coupled with a helpful pleasant staff, visiting zohiko is a pleasure.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This shop is a must visit stop on any trip to Kyoto. The lacquer ware is world class and you will be hard pressed to leave without making a purchase of some beautiful piece of art.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

After being disappointed in tourist grade lacquerware, our hotel told us to go to Zohiko. What a find. They have been making lacquerware since the 1600s and it shows! Elegant designs and very sophisticated patterns. If you want to treat yourself to an exceptional memory...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

As the current owner of the store tells me, Zohiko have been in the lacquaerware business since 1661. The store is on Terramachi St, is easily accessible, very close to Kyoto City Hall. The store itself is beautifully laid out and perfectly lit to highlight...More

Thank Frank V
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I took a day tour of Kyoto and our guide dropped us here to take a look at what he called the best Lacquer ware in Kyoto. The store is beautiful and simple which really highlights the goods available for purchase. The items for purchase...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is Zohiko's store and also a showroom. The lacquerware listed there are beautiful. However, they are relatively expensive too, compared with the products by other lacquerware makers. If you are looking for some beautiful lacquerware for own use or as gifts, this is the...More

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
...More
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