Seki Knife Museum

The samurai sword is recognized world-wide as being among the finest blades in history. Of all the swordsmiths in Japan, the master craftsmen of Seki were held in the highest esteem. Seki City in Gifu Prefecture has over 700 years of blade and cutlery making history, and even today is said to be among the world’s top three cutlery producers. The Seki Sword Tradition Museum is dedicated to sword and sword manufacture culture. Experience sword handling training and sword cutting with a traditional master swordsmith. Be fascinated by the museum’s sword crafting displays and enjoy shopping for quality Seki knifes, blades, cutlery and souvenirs in Seki, the City of Swords.

Life / Culture
Traffic access From JR Gifu Station: at Bus Zone 14 take either bus B81 (Gifu Seki Line) or B87 (Gifu Mino Line) and get off at “Oyana” bus stop (¥630, around 40 min, buses from here are more frequent)
Contact address 950-1, Oze, Seki City, Gifu
Official website