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Takefu Knife Village

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Echizen Uchihamono (blades forged in Echizen) are highly valued in places like Europe for their high quality. At Takefu Knife Village, you can observe real blades being forged by practiced artisans. In addition, you can try various workshops such as knife making, and buy knives made by artisans.

More Information about Takefu Knife Village

Street address

22-91 Yokawa Town, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture

Access

  • 20 minutes by Fukutetsu Bus from JR Takefu Station (get off at Ajimano Jinja-mae Bus Stop), then walk 10 minutes.

Opening Hours

9:00-17:00

Closed

Open all year round (except for New Year's holidays)

Website

https://takefu-knifevillage.jp

Best season

All year

Point

If you want to tour the factory of Takefu Knife Village, we recommend going on a weekday when lots of artisans are working.

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