The Kansai Region Sights


  • 7 Tsubai-cho Map It
  • Nara-machi
  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

Published 12/10/2015

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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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7 Tsubai-cho, Nara, Nara-ken, 630-8343, Japan

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  • Weekdays 9–5

Published 12/10/2015


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