The Kansai Region Sights



Kobaien Review

Nara accounts for about 90% of Japan's sumi-ink production, and for 400 years Kobaien has made fine ink sticks for calligraphy and ink painting. More recently, some types of sumi-ink have been used for tattooing.

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  • Address: 7 Tsubai-cho, Nara-machi, Nara, Nara-ken 630-8343 | Map It
  • Phone: 0742/23–2965
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–5
  • Location: Nara-machi
Updated: 09-20-2013

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