Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center

Description

17th to mid 19th centuries in the Edo period, Taito as a city had inherited the Edo culture. The City of Taito preserved many historic arts and crafts, such as Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. At Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center, you could experience and appreciate treasures of Traditional Crafts of the Shitamachi (lower city) area of Edo, created and developed by generations of craftspeople who worked in the area‘s history and culture. The center hopes you will meet some of the excellent local craftsmen and local artisans. 

The traditional crafts were selected for collection which are slatted blinds, hand-painted paper lanterns, tortoiseshell products, handmade brushes, sliver ware, woodblock prints, copperware, and wood Joinery.

Visitors coming on Saturday and Sunday can watch the local crafts event. That includes performance and demonstration by craftsmen, hands-on traditional crafting workshops and special exhibitions. 

Smartphone-based exhibit explanations in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean can be download.

Location

22-13, Asakusa 2-chome
Tokyo
Japan

35.716408661871, 139.79379951954

Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center

22-13, Asakusa 2-chome
Taito-ku, Tokyo
Japan

Resource Types

Gallary Content Type