Zenjoji Temple

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Zenjoji Temple preserves Saheiji Kinuya's first woven chirimen (textured crepe silk) fabric. Saheiji, a local resident, traveled to Nishijin in Kyoto to study weaving techniques and created chirimen weaving in 1720. He is known as one of the four founders of Tango chirimen silk.

address: 472 Mineyamacho Konishi, Kyōtango, Kyoto 627-0044