"TSUBAMESANJO KOUBA NO SAITEN" provides you the scene of the manufacturing at Tsubamesanjo.
Category METAL PRODUCTOpen 26・27・28・29Workshop -Area TSUBAME

GYOKUSENDOFounded in 1816, the company has been dedicated to copperware production for over 200 years. Using techniques inherited from its ancestors, the company produces a wide variety of copper products, including tea sets, sake cups, and flower vases.

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KOUBA tour

Thursday, October 26 – Sunday, October 29, 2023

You can visit the factory while it is in operation.

(Scheduled Times) (1) 9:00 – (2) 9:30 – (3) 10:00 – (4) 10:30 – (5) 11:00 – (6) 11:30 – (7) 13:00 – (8) 13:30 – (9) 14:00 – (10) 14:30 – (11) 15:00 – (12) 15:30 –
*Capacity of 20 people per session, 20 minutes per session

Only the showroom is open for tours.

(No Appointments Required) 9:00 – 17:00
*Except for 12:00 – 13:00

Special Exhibition: On the second floor of the main store, there will be an exhibition on the three major industries of Tsubame: rasp, smoking pipe (kiseru), and copperware.
Details will be announced on our website and official SNS account.

Those who come to the event must register.
Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. each day.

Address2-2-21 Chuodori, Tsubame-shi, Niigata 959-1244
Parking17 cars
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Notes & Rules

KOUBA Tours and Experiences have age and clothing restrictions. Please be sure to read the following in advance.


Those under junior high school age must be accompanied by a guardian. (Please refrain from attending if you are a preschooler.)

Those under the drunkenness of alcohol are not allowed to participate.

Please follow the instructions of the staff in KOUBA.

Please never touch the equipment or products in KOUBA.

Smoking is completely prohibited in KOUBA.

Before taking photos, please get permission from each KOUBA staff. And, please refrain from using flash.

In advance, please check reservations is required or not.

KOUBA has a limited capacity, so if you have more than 10 people, please contact each KOUBA in advance.

About clothes

Please wear clothing that is no problem even if it gets dirty and shoes that are easy to move.

Please refrain from wearing sandals, high heels, platform shoes, etc. They may cause you falling.

Please refrain from wearing skirts or baggy clothing as there is a risk of getting caught in the machine.

Visit by car

When coming to KOUBA by car, please use each KOUBA parking area or a nearby temporary parking area.

Please note that you may not be able to use the parking area if it is full.

If you do not follow the rules above, we may refuse your participation. Additionally, the organizer and each KOUBA will not take any responsibility for any accidents caused by your fault within the factory.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in order to ensure a safe tour and experience.