Takefu Knife Village

Other Factory Tour / Demonstration
At this collaborative workshop, visitors can watch the stunning techniques involved in making Echizen Uchihamono forged knives, a traditional craft boasting a 700-year-old history. The knife shop, remodeled in August 2020, is filled with beautiful knives lovingly crafted by artisans. At this comprehensive facility, visitors can see, experience, and purchase these magnificent knives.

Spot details

Address
Fukui Pref. Echizenshi Yokawachou 22-91
Phone
0778277120
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
12/29-1/3
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)
Smoking
Available (Smoking Corner Available)
Wi-Fi
Available
Note
Temporary suspension of operations:Closed until May 6, 2020 (Information as of May 5, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so be sure to check the official information.
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Sharp place!
    4.0 Reviewed:2021.08.13
    We were interested in purchasing a knife for a gift so we went to this place. You can choose from a range of knives with a variety of prices. We could go into the next building to see how the...
  • Great tour
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.31
    Had a wonderful time. Very friendly people and really nice way to learn about knife making. I found Ikebana scissors which is a delight. They also sell designers knives.
  • Worth a visit
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.26
    Our Hands On Japan tour took us to observe the making of absolutely beautiful, utilitarian knives.. They gave us a blade,taught us how to sharpen it ... and when completed.... mounted it in a handle...

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