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Foundry Risaburo

We have produced a bronze ware for over a century: since the first Risaburo started foundry work in the Japanese main production area of bronze ware in Kanaya-machi in the Meiji era. We integrate a new style into traditional technique, and each single bronze ware is made by hand.

Visitors can create their original paperweight or wind-bell made of tin with the mold they design.

Website: http://www2.tcnet.ne.jp/jin723/ (Japanese only)

Category: Art, design and traditional goods

Region: Chubu

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Access

Foundry Risaburo
8-11 Kanaya-machi, Takaoka City, Toyama, Japan

By train
*15 min walk from Takaoka station

Admission

Admission fee 1. tour: Free, 2. casting experience: JPY3,000
Working days and hours everyday between 10:00am to 5:00pm
Closings The forth Saturday of each month
Visitor capacity 15
Time required for a tour 1. tour: 10 min, 2. casting experience: 60 min
Language Japanese only
Reservation Required
telephone, fax
Other conditions An interpreter must be arranged by the visitor.

Contact

Tel: +81-76-624-0852, Fax: +81-76-626-8162
E-mail: jinpachi@p2.tcnet.ne.jp