A Shop making Japanese Traditional Kyoyuzen Furoshiki, Karakusaya

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Many ways of using Furoshiki

Furoshiki can wrap things of all kinds of shapes and sizes. We will now introduce you to some simple ways of wrapping.

A simple bag

This simple bag can be made from a furoshiki by just tying three places. It can be used in all sorts of situations such as shopping or traveling.


This way of wrapping is used to wrap square objects like lunch boxes. This is the way of wrapping that is used mostly in Japan and is a way wrapping that can be used in many situations. Using your favorite pattern to wrap your lunch box can add a bit of excitement to your everyday lunch.

How to wrap

Furoshiki is becoming more and more popular among foreign tourists. But many tourists find out that they cannot wrap furoshiki after going back to their own country.

Using furoshiki in your daily life

Furoshiki can be used in ways and situations. Once you fall in love with using furoshiki, you start to think how you can wrap everything that you see. It is not only a good looking but useful item. If you wondering what to buy home as a souvenir, how about buying one?

Name of the facility karakusaya
Address Kyotoshi Nakagyoku Muromachidori Rokkakukudaru Koiyamacho 510banchi Miyaikyoto building 1F
Tell 075-221-0390
Nearest station Kyoto Subway Karasuma Line Sijo StationHankyu Kyoto Line Karasuma Line
Business hours 11:00~18:00
Regular holiday Tuesday, Beginning and end of the year