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15 May 2017
“Iwachu Ironworks for Nanbu Ironware Self-Guided Tour”
19 Nov 2016
“Cast Iron Paradise!”
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2-23-9 Minamisemboku, Morioka 020-0863, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Iwachu Ironworks is one of the several major ironware manufactures in the prefecture of Iwate. Their ironware is well-known all over Japan as “Nanbu Tekki (Ironware)” from the name of the feudal day fiefdom that overlaps today’s Iwate Prefecture. Iwachu Ironware Hall has a small...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you like cast iron - particularly Japanese cast teakettles for which this area is famous, you'll love Iwachu Iron Works. Visitors take a self guided tour through a free museum that features some of the largest (if not the largest) cast iron cookware in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Overall rating: 3.5 stars The Iwachu factory outlet sells a wide range of attractive, last-a-lifetime ironware pieces, e.g. teapots, skillets, incense burners, candle holders, cups, etc. Some products have an old-fashioned style, others are very modern. For example, tea kettles are available in bright enamel...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Response from Chuzaa | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think so. They are specialized in tea pots of all kinds. However, judging from what I saw at their shop, they may be willing to design and produce what you want as long as (1) they are cast iron products and... More
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