Further south area of west side of Gango-ji
Yoshida Kacho – mosquito nets shop
Yoshida Kacho is a long-established store of mosquito nets, a specialty of Nara. The shop is lined with not only the traditional mosquito nets, but also with well-designed and functional products made with the mosquito net fabric such as noren
Akahadayaki Pottery Shop : NAYA Factory (赤膚焼 寧屋工房)
The history of potteries in Nara dates back to the production of roof tiles, religious treasures, and ritual tools of temples and shrine on constructing the ancient ca- pital of Heijo-kyo. It developed continuously to be called ” Ni-shi no kyo Doki-za ” (a group of potters in Nishi no kyo area) in 14th-15th century, when the pot-ters are believed to have resided in Nishi no kyo or around Mt. Gojo and Mt. Akahada.