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From Osaka: Sakai Knife Factory and Craft Walking Tour

Activity provider: Japan Tour Adventure

From Osaka: Sakai Knife Factory and Craft Walking Tour

Activity provider: Japan Tour Adventure

From US$ 58.53 per person

Discover the ancient Japanese art of knife crafting on this guided tour. Visit a knife factory and see the traditional manufacturing processes, learn and practice the sharpening techniques, and more.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Order your own customizable knives (Optional)
  • Discover traditional sweets from Sakai and get a sweet snack to eat on the tour
  • Walk into the Sakai City Craft Museum with so many amazing things to discover: Handmade crafts, local products, knives and so much more
  • Visit the ''Yamawaki Hamono'' Japanese knife company Office
  • Learn how to sharp the knives using the traditional Japanese technic
Full description
The tour starts at "Nankai Sakai Station" south of Osaka, where you meet your guide. Relax at the beginning with an old fashion sweet shop and one sweet included. Then, visit the Sakai City Craft Museum and discover what this city is famous for. Finally, get the privilege to step into a real knife factory, with over 100 years of history, where the raw blades arrive directly from the Blacksmith. Visit the Sharpening Station and the main office. Observe the blades being turned into proper handmade cooking knives. Learn and practice the traditional Sharpening technics with a trained guide and get the chance to order your own customizable knife that you can watch being made in front of you. Isn't it amazing?.... sure it is!
  • Bilingual Local guide
  • 1 Sweet at the sweet shop
  • Shopping time
  • Access to the Knife Factory
  • Knife sharpening technic lesson
  • Customizable knife order (option)
  • Extra food
  • Drinks
  • Shopping and souvenirs

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Meeting point

Please meet us at Sakai Station East Exit, just after the ticket gates. Look for the guide wearing a red polo shirt, and a cap, eventually a jacket too.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Product ID: 390390