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Kumamoto Traditional Crafts Center (Dento Kogei-kan)

Kumamoto Traditional Crafts Center (Dento Kogei-kan) Review

This is the best place to buy regional handicrafts. It's in a redbrick building across from the Akazu-mon entrance to the castle. Along with the inlaid metalwork called Higo zogan, check out the kiji-uma (which literally means "pheasant horses") a traditional toy for boys, or the hana-te-bako (flower-covered boxes) a traditional present for girls.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 3–35 Chiba-jo-machi, Kumamoto, 860-0001
  • Phone: 096/324–4930
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 9–5
  • Location: Kumamoto
Updated: 09-20-2013

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