Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right France icon-chevron-right Paris icon-chevron-right Yodoya

Yodoya

Shopping, Gifts and souvenirs
 (© TB / Time Out)
1/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
2/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
3/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© YC / Time Out)
4/13
© YC / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
5/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
6/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
7/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
8/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
9/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
10/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
11/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
12/13
© TB / Time Out
 (© TB / Time Out)
13/13
© TB / Time Out

Time Out says

Friendly warning! We're working hard to be accurate. But these are unusual times, so please check that venues remain open.

Head to the Marais, seek out Rue Saint-Gilles, pass through the door of No. 6 and you'll find yourself in Japan. Yodoya's storefront conceals a myriad of oriental curios, from miniature figurines (including the ubiquitous Maneki-Neko waving cat – €4) to bunting adorned with cutesy animals (€3), via pricey kimonos supposedly salvaged from the collections of renowned artisans. It's all heaped up in a cluttered mess, with only small tags and the swiftly volunteered help of owner Miyako for guidance. If you've never been East, this is a good way to appreciate the Japanese fetishisation of knick-knacks and ornaments. And if it all gets too much, ask Miyako to serve you a cup of Japanese tea, whether the celebrated matcha or other – she'll happily oblige.

By: YC/ADdW

Posted:

Details

Address: 6 rue Saint-Gilles
3e
Paris

Transport: Métro : Chemin Vert
Contact:
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 11am-7pm
You may also like
    Latest news