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This store took me 3 days to find, it was not the easiest of places to find using a map and google... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
misskittycat666
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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 May 11, 2018
doncarlosdonoso
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Santiago, Chile
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24 Shogoin Entomicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8323, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

This store took me 3 days to find, it was not the easiest of places to find using a map and google. Follow the Bodu signs when near the Big Shrine, the shop is very small so could be hard to miss and there isn’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank doncarlosdonoso
Reviewed March 3, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 31, 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)

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Haydon S
Reviewed September 25, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank mcp49
Reviewed July 19, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
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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
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