Umbrellas protect kimonos from the scorching sun and pelting rain. Head for Kasagen to purchase authentic oiled-paper umbrellas. The shop has been around since 1861, and its umbrellas are guaranteed to last for years.
- Address: 284 Gion-machi, Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyōto, 605-0088
- Phone: 075/561–2832
- Hours: Daily 10–7
- Location: Eastern Kyoto