The street at the west side of Gangoji temple, from Nigiwai-no-ie to Naramachi Odori.
Next to NIGIWAI-NO-IE, there are two Machiya-style shops, “Manpu” and “Sword Shop Toen”.
Manpu – Handicraft cloth and clothing
Naramachi Sword shop Toen
Naramachi Sword shop “Toen”, is a small shop that can accommodate about 10 people, but it has gorgeous armor and Japanese swords on display, and souvenirs are lined up which are likely to please foreign visiters.
Paper knives and scissors in the shape of Japanese swords, and Shurikens (Throwing Star) for 500 yen, etc, are reasonably priced, it would be good souvenirs.
Traditional Guesthouse TONARI “となり”
Yamato Kobo Setta (Japanese sandal) Shop in Naramachi
Setta is a sandal-type, traditional Japanese footwear first became popular in Japan in the mid 16th century. Flat, thonged sandals similar to zori but with a leather sole.
Nepalese traditional window at West Hall of Gangoji
This Nepalese traditional window was used at Osaka Expo in 1970. It was donated to Gangoji temple as a token of friendship between the two countries.