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Garasu-no-sato (Glass Village)

ガラスの里
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Data ID 340100128
Name of film commission Hiroshima Film Commission
Catchphrase
Location Asakita-ku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima prefecture
Date photographed 09/2003
Time photographed Daytime
Weather photographed Fine
Description This glass museum has great selections of glass, from precious ancient glasses of the B.C. 15th century to the glasses, which were used on a daily basis from Edo era to early Showa era, is exhibited. There is Modern World Glass Art Museum exhibiting the artworks performed by glass-craft artists of the world, and other types of museum like World Beads Museum, Glass Castle, World Glass Museum, and some restaurants are there. You can experience various glass makings, including a muddler making in using a gas burner, sandblast, hand gravure, glass blowing, stained glass, and Shippo-yaki. At beads shop, the product lineup consists of more than 10,000 kinds of beads, known as one of the largest beads shop in the country. They have some other collections of beads related to fancy works.
Era of location (facility) Post-war Showa era
Parking TBC
Contact 5-44 Moto-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 730-0011
Inquiry Phone:082-554-1811
Fax:082-554-1815
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