The beauty of Japanese swords has long been admired around the world. Witness a traditional swordsmithing demonstration and be transported back to the Edo and Meiji periods of Japanese history at Fukushima City’s Minka-en.


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Be transported back to the Edo and Meiji periods of Japan during this swordsmithing demonstration at Fukushima City Minka-en. Experience the unparalleled beauty of Japanese swords as master swordsmith Masahira Fujiyasu keeps alive these important traditional techniques that are a part of the soul of Japan. There is also more festival fun with the Tsurushibina and Kanzarashi Soba Matsuri at Minka-en on the same day, so come along and enjoy the festivities!


Next Event: 5 May, 2018
Time: 10:00 am ~ 3:00 pm
Cost: Free


Venue: Minka-en (Azuma Sports Park)


Free parking available.
– 10 mins from Fukushima Nishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
– 25 mins from Fukushima Station


Route 82-1 (Sabara keiyu Shiki no Sato)
Fukushima Station East Exit Bus Stop No. 7 ➡ Muroishi
(28 min + 10 min walk from Muroishi Bus Stop)
– Depart: 8:15, 9:45, 11:00, 12:40, 14:10
– Return (via Route 1-1): 10:39, 11:59, 13:34, 15:09, 16,34, 17:15


Enquiries: Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association (TEL: 024-531-6432)


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