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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 March 18, 2016
Helen D
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Brisbane, Australia
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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 December 23, 2015
BrizzyFifi
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Brisbane
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  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
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Mar 18, 2016
“Another world, another time.”
Dec 23, 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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Reviewed March 18, 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 December 23, 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 July 13, 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 April 23, 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 July 28, 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

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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile
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Reviewed December 21, 2016
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Reviewed November 15, 2016
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