Nara’s traditional crafts and industries have continued unfailing for centuries. With a visit to some of her workshops, artisans and visitors alike can have a taste of some age-old techniques.
Nara Calligraphy Brushes
With a proud 90% of the national share, Nara ink is a traditional product of particular importance. With Nigiri-zumi (literally, “squeezed ink”), visitors are able to touch fresh, warm, and still soft ink with their own hands.Kinkoen website
Learn more about Nara’s native Akahada-yaki pottery in a small group setting. Take this special chance to hear about the history of Nara’s pottery and its craftsmanship while sipping tea.