#209 is the store number in the Kinokuniya Building in Japantown.
Japanese Incense :

Among the many delights and surprises of nature is fragrance. Whether entering a pine forest, or coming upon a fragrant jasmine or wild rose, one is often amazed at the subtlety and joy of scent.

Fragrance creates mood. It can be relaxing and soothing to the psyche or provide clarity and energy. Opening oneself completely to the fragrance is called "Listening to Incense" in Japan. With the variety of scents available, one can discover an unexpected world of pleasure.For centuries, people have used
the natural aromas of nature to soothe, to create atmosphere and to enliven space. 
In ancient Japan, only the nobility enjoyed incense as an elegant pastime. Whether for meditation and quiet reflection or for creating an elegant environment to be shared with others, the opportunity for enjoyment awaits those ready to explore the world of scent.  

Natural Materials for Incense :
Japanese incense works with, and respects, the natural environment. All ingredients are ecologically gathered and harvested

carries the following incenses brands :
- Minorien
- Shoyeido
- Daihatsu

- Gyokushodo
- Nipponkodo
- Seimeido
- Shunkoudo
- Baieido


Asakichi carries a variety of Incense holder and burner :

Location : 1730 Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA 94115
Incense Store : TEL (415) 921-8292
Mon : 11am - 6pm, Tue - Sun : 10am - 6pm

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