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Kawanabe Butsudan Kogei Kaikan

Handing down traditional craftsmanship through new products
The Kawanabe Butsudan Kogei Kaikan introduces people to Kawanabe butsudan (family Buddhist altars), traditional Kagoshima crafts.
The first floor features displays of traditional butsudan, original merchandise made with the same techniques used to make butsudan, and portable shrines made to be carried by children.
On the second floor, you can try making crafts with techniques used for Kawanabe butsudan.
To participate in this craft-making experience, you must make a reservation in advance. Visit the following link to learn more.

Basic Information

  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Prayer Room
  • Barrier-free Facility
  • Rest Room
  • Parking
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Closed days SunSatNational Holidays      
Business Hours [Time] 8:30am~5:00pm      
DirectionsApprox. 10 minutes by car from the Chiran Samurai Residence Complex
Approx. 60 minutes by car from central Kagoshima City
Telephone Number0993-56-0240  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81