Aritsugu

Local nameAritsugu
LocationNakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Aritsugu is a Japanese knife and cooking utensil producer and store, founded by Fujiwara Aritsugu in 1560. It is one of the oldest knifemakers in Japan.Aritsugu was involved in the production of swords and was appointed a supplier for the Imperial House of Japan, before the requirement for new blades diminished due to a more peaceful era emerging through the influence of the Tokugawa shogunate during the Edo period in the 17th and 18th centuries. During this period Aritsugu switched its primary production from swords to the pointed knives that were used to carve statues of Buddha.

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Opening hours

Daily: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aritsugu

Address Kyoto, Japan

Coordinates 35°0'18.309" N 135°45'58.435" E

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