Shimadzu Satsuma Kiriko Gallery Shop (Sengan-en) しまづさつまきりこぎゃらりーしょっぷ いそこうげいかん(せんがんえん)

Satsuma Kiriko cut-glass shop directly managed by a glassworks

This shop, directly managed by a Satsuma Kiriko cut-glass factory, is located in a western style building that was built in 1909 and registered as a national tangible cultural property. Kagoshima specialties including Satsuma Kiriko cut-glass, Satsuma buttons, tinware and yakusugi wooden products are available in the retro-inspired shop. The white-themed shop’s ceiling features Satsuma Kiriko cut-glass that makes this place popular for taking photos. At the cut-glass factory next door, you can see all processes from base making to cutting to polishing while observing the superior skills of the craftspeople.

Satsuma cut glass

Basic Information

Address 892-0871 鹿児島県鹿児島市吉野町9688-24
Access ・ Approx. 50 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station on the Kagoshima City View line; get off at Sengan-en Mae
・ Approx. 20 minutes by car from Kagoshima Chuo Station
Car Park Yes
Open Gallery shop: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Factory visits: 9:00am - 5:00pm (break time provided during visits)
Price Free
Note: a separate fee is required for admission to Sengan-en next door.
Closures Gallery shop:
The first Sunday of March
Factory visits:
Mondays, every third Sunday (Monday, if the Sunday is a national holiday); New Year holiday; The first Sunday of March;
others (check the web site for details)
Links Sengan-en Official Site
TripAdvisor EN


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