Industrial Tourism in Japan
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|
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.)|
Please make a call and tell us the number of visitors and their information in advance.
(1) Guide is available only in Japanese. (Attendance of an interpreter is preferable.)
(2) Photography Allowed