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Kumamoto Prefectual Traditional Crafts Center

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Address: 3-35 Chibajomachi, Kumamoto 860-0001, Kumamoto Prefecture
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I admit it isn't as cheap as any ¥100 shops but the dishes, knifes, jewelry, wood and glass worm weren't made in a factory. If you are looking for two sake cups and a decanter... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2015
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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located next to the Kumamoto castle, definitely drop by for a visit. Items of purchase are available with various pottery, jewellery and ornaments. Environment gives full display of the local art work within region, good for a quick visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

I admit it isn't as cheap as any ¥100 shops but the dishes, knifes, jewelry, wood and glass worm weren't made in a factory. If you are looking for two sake cups and a decanter, you'll find something affordable. Due to a lack of time I didn't check the exhibit. Shop filled the ground floor and kept me occupied for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

Closed when we attempted to visit in December 2013. Unclear why this was the case but given it is part of the large Kumamoto castle complex this wasn't a major inconvenience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

We walked to the Craft Centre from the Richmond Hotel, took about 12 minutes. It was well worth the visit. The hand made furniture on display and for sale was absolutely marvelous . We would have bought heaps if we lived in Japan. The exhibition upstairs was also of interest.

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