Yamamoto Haken

"Hide" knives are widely used and trusted by Japanese professional chefs throughout the Kansai region of Japan, a place known for its rich food culture. They are certified craftsmen and draw on a collective 94 years of experience.
At Yamamoto Haken, visitors can see the process of "sharpening and straightening a blade," "fixing a handle to a knife," and "engraving a name on knife."

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Access

Yamamoto Haken
1-3-36 Sunamichicho, Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka 590-0002 Japan

*Nankai Line Asakayama station 9 minutes walk
*JR Line Shichido station 8 minutes walk
*Hankai Line Takasujinsha station 3 minutes walk

Admission

Admission fee Free
Working days and hours 7days a week. 10:00 and 16:00
Closings Bon and New Year holidays
Visitor capacity 4
Time required for a tour Half an hour
Language Japanese only. *Voice translator for many languages is available.
Reservation Required
Please e-mail to shin@sakaihamono.com
Other conditions *Guided tour is available
*Photos allowed in certain areas
*Credit card, PayPal are available
*Visitors can purchase the products of Yamamoto Haken
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Contact

Tel: 072-238-3023 *Japanese only
E-mail: shin@sakaihamono.com
*Japanese, Englsih