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Iso Artcraft Hall (磯工芸館)

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Other Factory Tour / Demonstration

This gallery and shop is located in Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture and adjoins a Satsuma Kiriko cut glass factory. Satsuma Kiriko is known for the gradations of color created by making deep cuts into thick glass, and its intricate designs and gorgeous hues make this traditional art a delight to behold. Though the techniques went out of use at the beginning of the Meiji period, a movement to revive the art started in 1985, and it continues to be produced today. Visitors can purchase utensils, interior goods, souvenirs, and other items, and they can also observe the creation process. The old-fashioned building itself is a registered Tangible Cultural Property, making it a must-see.

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Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Yoshinochou 9688-24 (Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea)

phone 0992478490
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9:00-17:00

Review of Iso Kogeikan

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/03/26 見るだけでも入る価値あり!
ほとんどの薩摩切子に値段がついているので、ショップのようですが、見ているだけで幸せになります。薩摩切子以外の工芸品も売っています。何万円以上の物しか無いので、買うことはできませんでしたが。
Reviewed:2020/02/01 建物は国の登録有形文化財です
仙巌園の隣にある、木造の洋風建築。建物は旧島津家吉野植林所、国の登録有形文化財に指定されています。館内は、薩摩切子のショップになっています。
Reviewed:2020/01/16 薩摩切子美術館
切子やクリスタル製品が好きな人にはたまらない場所です。30年前に来た時もそうでしたが、価格がそれなりにするので手が出ません。でも今回は庶民の私でも買える品がありました。写真のラペルピンで、これなら普段使いも出来るので気に入っています。工場見学も無料で簡単に入れるのでぜひご覧になって下さい。若い職人さん達が一生懸命に働いています。

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Address
Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Yoshinochou 9688-24 [map]
Area
Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea
Phone
0992478490
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday (Closed only on Sunday in Kagoshima Marathon)
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, Diners Club)
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(senganen)
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Over 100 active volcanoes across Kagoshima make it one of the Japan's most exciting prefectures. The prefectural capital, Kagoshima city, looks out to one of the prefecture’s most spectacular volcanoes, Sakurajima, an island of its own that can be visited and seen close up or admired from afar, with the promise of breathtaking sunsets complete with frequent puffs of smoke and ash. Down the Satsuma Peninsula, the most southerly part of mainland Japan, waterfalls, sand onsen, and fascinating history await, while Kagoshima's abundance of satsuma imo (sweet potato) provide a wholesome snack as well as one of Japan's favourite drinks - shochu.