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Bizen Osafune Token Village

966 Osafune, Osafunecho, Setouchi 701-4271, Okayama Prefecture
+81 869-66-7767
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Wonderful place at festival time

In a seat-back pocket in a taxi, I happened to find information about the annual Bizen Festival. As... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephenbkk20156
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Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Great Place for nihonto enthusiast

Its a great place to see if your intersted in nihon to. The museum contains some important koto... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Tudor C
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1 week ago
“Wonderful place at festival time”
12 Dec 2017
“Great Place for nihonto enthusiast”
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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 1 week ago

In a seat-back pocket in a taxi, I happened to find information about the annual Bizen Festival. As it happened to be the next weekend, and we happened to have visitors coming, we included it in our plans. I was neber a great fan of...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Its a great place to see if your intersted in nihon to. The museum contains some important koto swords but is as small as the one in Tokyo. Great to meet masters on the subject, forging, saya, tsuka maki. rich souvenir shop with lots of...More

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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

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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

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Reviewed 13 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

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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

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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

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