During many years was considered as a work of art , What makes each suits of Samurai warriors unique depending of the status of the economical situation the individual order of armor had, a suit of armor composed of iron , detailed expressive art generally in engraving in raised and lowered area creating relief patterns in the surface of metal known as " Uchidachi " .
In the japanese armor in the artwork often took the form of Lacquer and detailed soft metal most fittings used for decoration knows that had been produce by specialist . Japanese armor took the form of the family crests and sumbols that were significant by the wearer .
During the Muromachi period (1392- 1466) The greatest cultural innovation increasingly adopted by the Samurai . For all its strife , the Muromachi was an era of great progress . Ports and castle town thrived farming and industry prospered .
You can see live the process of sword making and the craftsman's technique,polisher of swords,skill pattern winding demonstration sword Japanese Sword Katana. (Every Sunday at 1:00 pm)
9-1 Minamikasuga-cho, Seki City, Gifu
(0575) 23 3825 （Seki Sword Tradition Museum）
9:00am - 4:30pm
Days Closed for Business:
Tuesdays, weekends, and the day after a national holiday
Adults: \200 , Children: \100
Group discounts available (for groups with at least 20 people, tickets are discounted by \50 each)
5-minute walk from the Nagaragawa Railway Hamono Kaikanmae Station .