Inami Chokoku Sogo Kaikan (Inami Carving and Sculpting Center)

Inami Chokoku Sogo Kaikan (Inami Carving and Sculpting Center)

NANTO City

This center was launched in July 1993 to promote the beauty of Inami carving, which has over 250 years of history.
The design of the interior was modelled after the temple layout of Inami Betsuin Zuisenji Temple, and over 200 pieces of the finest works of Inami wood carving, including ranma (an openwork screen above the sliding partitions between rooms), shishigashira (a head of a lion mask used for the traditional Japanese lion dance), statues of heavenly gods, and contemporary art pieces. Take in the masterpieces and the beauty of this traditional art, which uses over 200 carving tools and knives during the entire carving process.

More Information

Tel

0763-82-5158

Opening Hours

9:00~17:00(last entry at 16:30)

Closed

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday (following days when holidays) , year end & new year holidays

Ticket Info

Admission fee Adult : 500 yen; Elementary or Junior high school student : 250 yen
Group admission fee Adult : 400 yen; Elementary or Junior high school student : 200 yen

URL http://inamichoukoku.com/kaikan/

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