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Kansai Technical Visit Guide 

Last update:August 1,2017

Japanese

Kinkouen

Outline

Visitors can attend a mini class introducing the attractiveness of raw Japanese ink (warmness and softness).

Address

630-8244
547 Sanjo-cho, Nara City

Home page

Kinkouen  (Japanese only)

Access

5 minute walk from JR Nara Station
12-13 minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station

Parking

None available

Hours

Open all year, but reservations required

Number of visitors facility can accept

30

Visit requirements

None in particular

Average visit length

30 minutes-1 hour

Facility details / highlights

You can experience making traditional Japanese inkstick, which can only be done in Nara.
You can make an original inkstick that is in the shape of your hand and bears your fingerprints.
Please experience the “scent”, “softness”, and “warmth” of the fresh ink as you hold it.

Admission fee

1,500yen (Tax not included)

Support in foreign languages

English-speaking staff available

Materials in foreign languages

Inkstick-making manual (English)

Contact

Phone: 0742-22-3319 FAX: 0742-23-3712
Email kinkouen@zeus.eonet.ne.jp

Applications

Apply by the day before your visit

Contact Information about this page.
(When you want to visit the facilities introduced in this list, please apply to each facility directly.)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535
Phone:+81-6-6966-6033
E-Mail:kin-kansai-technical-visit@meti.go.jpMail (mail client will launch)