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Beautiful and expensive

If you love samurai culture, go to this place to see the beautiful katana swords. If you want a... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Great Japanese sword shop.

Downstairs has a large number of replica swords that are well made and well priced. If you do get... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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11 May 2018
“Beautiful and expensive”
3 Mar 2018
“Great Japanese sword shop.”
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24 Shogoin Entomicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8323, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
+81 75-762-1341
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

If you love samurai culture, go to this place to see the beautiful katana swords. If you want a souvenir sword, this is not the place (to expensive) but If You want a real decorative or training Katana, and you are want to pay for...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Downstairs has a large number of replica swords that are well made and well priced. If you do get to go here, make sure you go upstairs and see the genuine Japanese antique swords. They range from thousands of dollars to twenty thousand dollars and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I came here for an Aikido Gi, and this store was great. Not only were they the nicest people, but they also spoke great English and knew exactly what I wanted.

1  Thank K K
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a sword whilst in Japan. Found Tozando, amazing sword collection! Super friendly(English speaking) owner. They have a really good collection of replica swords. And a very impressive collection of real swords(if you have the money)

Thank Haydon S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've always wanted an authentic Japanese made sword, so when I visited Japan I was definitely going to buy one. I didn't check TripAdvisor reviews for places while in Kyoto, I found various places using Google. Tozando is the place to go if you want...More

3  Thank mcp49
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Tozando is a budo equipment manufacturer with a couple of really good shops in Kyoto. There are impressive swords and samurai armour in display and all sorts of equipment for kendo, karate, judo and aikido practitioners are sold. If you want a wooden sword (bokken),...More

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is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
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