Inden-ya Uehara Yushichi (Museum)

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. (Museum)
Inden-ya Main Office 2nd floor 3-11-15 Chuo Kofu Yamanashi 400-0811

- 15min. walk from JR Kofu Station
- 5 min. by taxi from JR Kofu Station
- 5 min. by bus from JR Kofu Station to "Chuo 3 choume"
- 13min. by car from Chuo Expressway "Kofu Showa" Interchange


Admission fee 100 yen for elementary school pupil, 200yen for general
Working days and hours 10:00AM ~ 5:00PM
Closings the year-end and new year
and during remodeling period
(Inquiry for the closing days is necessary.)
Visitor capacity 10 ~up to 20 people
Time required for a tour 15min.(in case you visit our atelier) ~40min. (Tour time will differ from the visitors' primary purpose.)
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 in Japanese. (Attendance of an interpreter is preferable.)
(2) Photography Allowed


Tel: +81-55-220-1621