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From Osaka: Sakai Knife Factory and Craft Walking Tour

Activity provider: Japan Tour Adventure

From Osaka: Sakai Knife Factory and Craft Walking Tour

Activity provider: Japan Tour Adventure

From US$ 55.50 per person

Discover the ancient Japanese art of knife crafting on this guided tour. Visit a knife factory and see the traditional manufacturing processes, learn and practice the sharpening techniques, and more.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Order your own customizable knives (Optional)
  • Discover traditional sweets from Sakai and get a sweet snack to eat on the tour
  • Walk into the Sakai City Craft Museum with so many amazing things to discover: Handmade crafts, local products, knives and so much more
  • Visit the ''Yamawaki Hamono'' Japanese knife company Office
  • Learn how to sharp the knives using the traditional Japanese technic
Full description
The tour starts at "Nankai Sakai Station" south of Osaka, where you meet your guide. Relax at the beginning with an old fashion sweet shop and one sweet included. Then, visit the Sakai City Craft Museum and discover what this city is famous for. Finally, get the privilege to step into a real knife factory, with over 100 years of history, where the raw blades arrive directly from the Blacksmith. Visit the Sharpening Station and the main office. Observe the blades being turned into proper handmade cooking knives. Learn and practice the traditional Sharpening technics with a trained guide and get the chance to order your own customizable knife that you can watch being made in front of you. Isn't it amazing?.... sure it is!
Includes
  • Bilingual Local guide
  • 1 Sweet at the sweet shop
  • Shopping time
  • Access to the Knife Factory
  • Knife sharpening technic lesson
  • Customizable knife order (option)
  • Extra food
  • Drinks
  • Shopping and souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Park Exit of Tennoji Station (Check the picture in the description). Please, arrive 15 minutes before the official departure time. Thank you.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Product ID: 390390