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Nishiki Market


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Nishiki Market (錦市場, Nishiki Ichiba) (literally "brocade market") is a marketplace in downtown Kyoto, located on a road one block north and parallel to Shijō Street (四条通, Shijō-dōri) and west of Teramachi Street (寺町通, Teramachi-dōri). Rich with history and tradition, the market is renowned as the place to obtain many of Kyoto's famous foods and goods.

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  • Aritsugu is famous for its hand-crafted knives. It was founded by Aritsugu Fujiwara, a master swordsmith, in 1560.

 

 




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