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Factory
Manufacturing in the field

Manufacturing in Takaoka got its start when Lord Maeda Toshinaga founded the town about 400 years ago. At that time, he invited a wide range of craftspeople to the town, including seven skilled casters, who began by making cast metal implements for daily life.

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KEITA YAMAZAKI

Keita Yamazaki provides a range of programming that lets travelers learn about artisans and meet interesting local people. His services aim to create a warm and inviting everyday context in which locals congregate to chat, with visitors naturally entering that space and making new and surprising discoveries.

  • 2019.02.04 UP
    Information: We added newly four items to “Factory” page!
  • 2018.07.23 UP
    “Autumn in Takaoka, City of Industrial Arts” will be held again this year!
  • 2018.07.12 UP
    Have you already been there? A gallery that traditional coloring techniques can be experienced opens at Yamacho Valley.