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Bizen Osafune Token Village

966 Osafune, Osafunecho, Setouchi 701-4271, Okayama Prefecture
+81 869-66-7767
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Another world, another time.

I'm a potter who seeks anything pottery related on our travels. However, even for non-potters, just... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Helen D
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
If you're into swords, this is the place for you

We went on a Wednesday and were able to see a craftsman working steel in the sword forge, as well... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2015
BrizzyFifi
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Brisbane
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
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18 Mar 2016
“Another world, another time.”
23 Dec 2015
“If you're into swords, this is the place for you”
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966 Osafune, Osafunecho, Setouchi 701-4271, Okayama Prefecture
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+81 869-66-7767
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I'm a potter who seeks anything pottery related on our travels. However, even for non-potters, just people interested in the country life and who have respect for art and culture, this is an absolute must. The little station coffee shop (the first thing you see...More

1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We went on a Wednesday and were able to see a craftsman working steel in the sword forge, as well as some other craftsmen working on metal work & engraving and blade sharpening. If you don't mind walking to the studio rather than catching a...More

1  Thank BrizzyFifi
Reviewed 14 July 2014

If you are at all interested in Japanese swords this is the place to be. We visited the museum and the token gallery. People are extremely friendly and very nice place to visit

1  Thank BayTraveler00
Reviewed 24 April 2014

If you are into the art behind the Japanese sword, then this is the place to go! There are displays of many art swords in the museum section, but definitely the workshops in the village are amazing. If you go on a Sunday, you will...More

1  Thank retrojects
Reviewed 29 July 2013

It was very interesting to learn about the making of Japanese swords. Fortunately we had a tour guide who was able to explain most things since the museum guide spoke very little English. The swords there were absolutely amazing and well worth the trip. It...More

1  Thank marc m
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