Inden-ya Uehara Yushichi (atelier)

Koshu-Inden is one of the oldest leather processing techniques, which has been kept for about 400 years in Yamanashi prefecture, Koshinetu-region of Japan. The most remarkable feature of Koshu Inden is its unique technique of painting the deer leather with lacquer called URUSHI. INDEN-YA is a time-honored producer of leather products designed to match modern lifestyles. The firm's long history and commitment to quality and superior craftsmanship has gained its products a respected reputation worldwide.



Inden-ya Uehara Yushichi Co., Ltd. (atelier)
201Aria, Kawada, Kofu, Yamanashi 400-0811 Japan

- 5 min. by taxi from JR "Isawaonsen" Station
- 5 min. by bus to "Yamanashiken Seishounen center"
- 20 min. walk from JR "Isawaonsen" Station
- 15 min. by car from Chuo Expressway "Ichimiyamisaka" Interchange


Admission fee free
Working days and hours Monday - Friday 8:50AM-5:00PM for factory tour
Closings Saturday , Sunday , Holiday
Visitor capacity 10 ~ up to 20 people
Time required for a tour usual course 1hr. (depends on the purpose of the visit)
Language Japanese only
Reservation Required
Please make a call and tell us the number of visitors and their information in advance.
Other conditions (1) Guide is available only for a group of around ten people at a time.
(2) Guide is available only in Japanese. (Attendance of an interpreter is preferable.)
(3) Photography Not Allowed inside our atelier


Tel: +81- 55-220-1660