Hand-Crafted Hikone Kacchū has received the cooperation of the House of Ii and the Hikone Castle Musuem and has been developed in collaboration with the Hikone Chamber of Commerce and the Hikone Buddhist Altar Business Cooperative Association. Business continuity, manufacture, and sales are the responsibility of the Hikone Buddhist Altar Business Cooperative Association.
The Hikone area is the leading manufacturer of Buddhist altars nationwide. These Buddhist altars, produced using refined techniques that have been passed down over generations, were designated as a traditional art object by the Japanese government in 1975. Their superior quality is recognized all over the country.
Hikone Buddhist Altar Business Cooperative Association
Chuocho 3-8, Hikone-shi, Shiga Pref. 522-0063, Japan
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