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Iwachu Tekkikan

2-23-9 Minamisemboku, Morioka 020-0863, Iwate Prefecture
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Iwachu Ironworks for Nanbu Ironware Self-Guided Tour

Iwachu Ironworks is one of the several major ironware manufactures in the prefecture of Iwate... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Chuzaa
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Vancouver, Canada
Cast Iron Paradise!

If you like cast iron - particularly Japanese cast teakettles for which this area is famous, you'll... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Kevin H
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2-23-9 Minamisemboku, Morioka 020-0863, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

Iwachu Ironworks is one of the several major ironware manufactures in the prefecture of Iwate. Their ironware is well-known all over Japan as “Nanbu Tekki (Ironware)” from the name of the feudal day fiefdom that overlaps today’s Iwate Prefecture. Iwachu Ironware Hall has a small...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2016

If you like cast iron - particularly Japanese cast teakettles for which this area is famous, you'll love Iwachu Iron Works. Visitors take a self guided tour through a free museum that features some of the largest (if not the largest) cast iron cookware in...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Overall rating: 3.5 stars The Iwachu factory outlet sells a wide range of attractive, last-a-lifetime ironware pieces, e.g. teapots, skillets, incense burners, candle holders, cups, etc. Some products have an old-fashioned style, others are very modern. For example, tea kettles are available in bright enamel...More

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lookingformore
September 1, 2017|
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Response from Chuzaa | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think so. They are specialized in tea pots of all kinds. However, judging from what I saw at their shop, they may be willing to design and produce what you want as long as (1) they are cast iron products and... More
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