Things to do in Sakai, Japan

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From Osaka: Sakai Knife Factory and Craft Walking Tour

1. From Osaka: Sakai Knife Factory and Craft Walking Tour

The tour starts at "Nankai Sakai Station" south of Osaka, where you meet your guide. Relax at the beginning with an old fashion sweet shop and one sweet included. Then, visit the Sakai City Craft Museum and discover what this city is famous for. Finally, get the privilege to step into a real knife factory, with over 100 years of history, where the raw blades arrive directly from the Blacksmith. Visit the Sharpening Station and the main office. Observe the blades being turned into proper handmade cooking knives. Learn and practice the traditional Sharpening technics with a trained guide and get the chance to order your own customizable knife that you can watch being made in front of you. Isn't it amazing?.... sure it is!

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