If you are in Kyoto now (September 21th), visit Toji Temple for a flea market.
This is a monthly event, where dozens of unique stores including second hand Kimono stores, hand craft products store, and shaved ice stores (during summer). You might find a one of a kind, original souvenir here. Be sure to do sightseeing Toji as well. The flea markets will start at 8:00 and close at 16:00 on September 21th.
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