Studies of Sanuki

allows you to walk, feel the original landscape, learn the history, and bonsai in the nursery.
Directly experience kogei(traditional culture) through Japanese manufacturing.

Bonsai(Moss ball)

bonsai field

Bonsai(Moss ball)

Bonsai Creater/Yoichi Nakanishi

[Bonsai Creater]

Yoichi Nakanishi

Nakanishi Chinshoen 5th generation
TAKUMIKUMO Representative
The Nakanishi Chinshoen Bonsai Garden has been in business for more than 120 years.
It is located in the center of Oninashi Bonsai Township, a pine bonsai production area.
We offer a place where you can feel the four seasons of Japan and experience the beauty and spirit of bonsai.

It is our pleasure to be a part of the moment that marks a page in history, and to feel the value of preserving and passing on traditional culture.
We are looking forward to a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with you, where you can appreciate Bonsai and spend time in a "comfortable space".

I will guide you around Kinashi,
a sacred place for Bonsai.
Please join us to learn about Sanuki...
Kana Nakanishi

Bonsai(Moss ball)


Ceramic artist/Tomomi Hiraoka

[Ceramic artist]

Tomomi Hiraoka

Representative of Sanukino-yaki “Houkagama".
Studied under Nobuo Ito.
She produces pottery that is rooted
in the local (region) and is uniquely Sanuki.
Using tuff and other materials collected in Kagawa,
she creates mainly celadon porcelain with glazes of her own composition.

We offer you the opportunity to enjoy the moment
when a piece of clay takes shape through your hands while admiring the bonsai garden.
Please join us in the experience of creating one-of-a-kind vessels in "Sanuki blue," a color that expresses scenes from nature, the sea, the sky and star-filled sky of Sanuki.

Bonsai(Moss ball)

Kintsugi(Aji Stone)

Kagawa Lacquer(Lacquer Carving)/Kintsugi(Golden joinery)

Lacquer artist/Kota Matsumoto

[Lacquer artist]

Kota Matsumoto

Representative of Sanuki Urushi "Sinra".
Studied under Masami Isoi.
He is proud to present the best materials and techniques of Japan.

Based on the traditions of Sanuki lacquerware dating back to the Edo period, we use materials and techniques unique to Kagawa.
We create lacquerware that meets the needs of today's lifestyles.
We offer a fun experience of carving lacquerware using "carved lacquer", one of the five techniques of Kagawa lacquerware.
We hope you will enjoy the expenence of producing your own laquerware.

Aji Stone Mason/Hiroyuki Yamada

[Aji Stone Mason]

Hiroyuki Yamada

Hiroyuki Yamada is a first-class technician in stone processing, stone paving, and stacking.
He mainly produces figurative works such as Buddhist statues,
and he is faithful to the wishes of his customers.
He places great importance
on making them happy.

This is a place where inheritors of Kagawa's representative traditional culture gather.
We hope that visitors will feel the ancient techniques and spirit of Kintsugi through viewing and discussing the works.
For the kintsugi stone experience, we propose Aji stone, each of which has its own unique characteristics.
Please choose a stone and insert gold into it to express your "feelings".

Bonsai(Moss ball)



Marugame Uchiwa, a traditional Japanese craft made from a single piece of bamboo, has been popular since the Edo period.
The bamboo (madake) for the experience is cut from the mountains of Kagawa Prefecture.
The washi paper is mainly Awa washi and Tosa washi, so visitors can experience Shikoku.
The color of the paper is chosen based on your imagination of the finished Uchiwa.
You can detect the pleasant aroma of the bamboo and the gentle touch of the Japanese paper.
At the VILLAGE, you can also see a demonstration of the uchiwa craftsman's techniques.

[ Our Uchiwa team;Yumekazu,make the fans all by hand. ]

  • Toshiki Yoshikawa


    He strives to make durable and beautiful uchiwa fans.
    These include "hand-dyed uchiwa fans" made by dyeing Japanese paper and traditional persimmon tannin-coated "kakishibu uchiwa fans."

  • Michiko Mega


    Winner of the 2015 Kagawa Prefectural Govenors Product Prize for Botaori Uchiwa Fans.
    She produces small cloth uchiwa fans that remind people of Japanese culture.
    She uses old kimonos and obi belts, to make the Botaori uchiwa fans.

  • Takeyoshi Kouno


    Kono Takeyoshi creates uchiwa fans using lacquer, indigo dyeing, and herb-dyeing.
    He is also a master of the "Kowari Uchiwa" (small split fan),
    which requires a high level of skill to cut a regular bamboo skeleton in half.

  • Yoshie Matsubara


    Producing original workshops
    Planning and managing original uchiwa fans.
    She produces thread fans,
    paper cut-out fans, etc.

Bonsai(Moss ball)

agashi (Japanese confectionery)

Japanese confectioner/Yasunari Suzuki

[Japanese confectioner]

Yasunari Suzuki

Second generation representative of the confectionery shop Shibayama.
We make our sweets using only local and domestic ingredients,
with the aim of creating an emotional impression when you see them.

Wagashi is a traditional Japanese confectionery.
You will experience "Nerikiri Jo Namagashi” (fresh confectionery) made with red bean paste.
Your eyes will be amazed.
Feel the difficulty of making sweets with your hands.
Learn the joy of the confectionery experience.
Enjoy a cup of tea with your own confectionery that you have just made.

Experience the traditional Japanese culture

The place to hand down traditional culture
Experience craftsmanship while talking
with artisans and admiring our bonsai garden.


Experience Study of Sanuki ( 2hour 30minute course )

Walking around the bonsai no sato with a bonsai concierge/Guided tour of the bonsai nursery/Craftsmanship experience

Please choose one of the following
Bonsai (Moss ball), Ceramics, Kagawa Lacquer(Lacquer Carving)
Kintsugi (Golden joinery) Uchiwa (Japanese fan)
Wagashi (Japanese confectionery)

Cost: 15,400 yen each (tax included)/
                  Number of people: 2 ~ 6 persons/
                  Please make a reservation 2 weeks in advance./
                  You can take your work home with you./
                  Ceramic art experience: 5,500 yen (tax included)/
                  You can pick it up about a month later or we can send it to you by mail./
                  Cancellation fee: 100% (no notice on the day)/
                  Please contact us for more details and arrangements.
15,400 yen each (tax included)
Number of people:
2 ~ 6 persons

Please make a reservation 2 weeks in advance.

You can take your work home with you

Ceramic art experience: 5,500 yen (tax included)
You can pick it up about a month later or we can send it to you by mail.

Cancellation fee: 100% (no notice on the day)

Please contact us for more details and arrangements.



La Salute

Seiji Nakano

Seiji Nakano is the owner of La Salute,
which focuses on catering and cooking classes.
He is an Italian chef based in Kagawa and Shikoku.
In addition to catering and cooking classes, he also participates and cooperates in weddings and workshops on local production for local consumption.

Good food is... taste, table ware, preparation,
timing, and the spirit of hospitality
in Japanese, 'OMOTENASHI'.
TAKUMIKUMO is a place where you can taste
the elements all at once.

Omotenashi - Enjoy Hospitality with The Five Senses

Italian cuisine × Artisan tableware
Take advantage of the deliciousness of Setouchi ingredients,
Experience the charm of the seto sea with artisan tableware.

TAKUMIKUMO VILLAGE Chat with the chef
... Take a break ...

Seating: Max. 6 persons (negotiable)/
                Reservations: Please consult with us 2 weeks in advance/
                Beverages: Please consult with us/
                Allergies: Please let us know at the time of reservation/
                Cancellation: 100% (no notice on the day)
Max. 6 persons (negotiable)
Please consult with us 2 weeks in advance
Please consult with us
Please let us know at the time of reservation
100% (no notice on the day)%


          Takamatsu Airpor to Takamatsu Station by Limousine bus (45 min)/
          Takamatsu Station to Kinashi Station by Train (7 min)/
          Kinashi Station to TAKUMIKUMO VILLAGE ,Nakanishi Chinshoen by Walk(5 min)

By car: about 20 minutes from Takamatsu Station
The time required is a rough estimate
and may vary depending on traffic conditions
Number of parking spaces: 10