Sharpen Japanese Knives in Osaka

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2h 30minSakai, OsakaEnglish18,000 JPY

About Sharpen Japanese Knives in Osaka

Sakai city is famous as an industrial city, especially for Sakai knives. As many people know that Samurai sword is the sharpest in the world, Sakai's kitchen knives are also super sharp. This tour shows you why it's so sharp and how they are made. You'll learn how to sharpen knives from professionals who work for sharpening knives 60 years and fitting handles for 80 years and get your own Japanese knife in the end of this tour. You can get your knife with your name on it in Japanese (Kanji / Katakana). If you don't have your name in Japanese, we'll make for you.

【Choose one type of knife from below】
  • Santoku knife(all-purpose)
  • Petit knife(fruits knife)
  • Deba knife(for dressing a fish)
  • #Yanagiba knife(for sashimi and sushi)
【Other cautions】

※ Lefthand users pay ¥3,500 extra for knife #3 and #4 to the factory on site to make a left-handed knife.

Knife sharpner

Meeting Point

In front of the East gate at Sakai station of Nankai line.


2h 30min


18,000 JPY
Including a knife that you've choice

How to book?

Book here!


No, we welcome whoever wants to join us! We would like you to remember that our tours require you to walk approximately 5 km (3.1mi).
No. In our tours, we will just show you our recomendations. You can buy food or drinks as long as you can follow us.
Yes, we do. However, we may cancel the tour when we assume that the weather threatens our safety.
Our tours are offered only in English. We have some visual informations written in Chinese and Korean.
In order to make sure that there is a spot for you, we recommend that you make a reservation in advance. The tour is for free and it is easy to make a reservation.
If you are not able to come to the place on time, you need to let us know before the tour start. We would like you to start your trip to the meeting point with time to spare.
Contact us when you find that you are not able to come.