Koinobori

Koinobori
Item# URA008

Product Description

Koinobori
Carp streamer on every May 5th all over Japan

Koinobori in Shirakawago (Gifu) and Sakai koinobori (Kintaro boy on back) from Osaka

Sakai Carp Streamer
Takagi, Sakai Gogatsu Koinobori (carp streamer) manufacturer, has produced colorful, uniquely designed carp streamers since the early Meiji-era, manually drawing Kintaro, a fairy tale character of a healthy, warm-hearted, powerful boy, on streamers. As the company participates in the Street Museum, a project conducted by Sakai City, visitors can watch actual production. However, during busy season, in particular, visitors must be careful not to disturb the craftspersons.

http://www.f6.dion.ne.jp/~may5day/











Takagi, Sakai Gogatsu Koinobori (May carp streamer) manufacturer, has produced colorful, uniquely designed carp streamers since the early Meiji Period, manually drawing Kintaro, a fairy tale character of a healthy, warm-hearted, powerful boy, on streamers. As the company participates in the Street Museum, a project conducted by Sakai City, visitors can watch actual production. However, during busy season, in particular, visitors must be careful not to disturb the craftspersons.

Address 3-413 Hamadera Funao-cho Takagi Takada Shoten

Transportation 5-minute walk from the Sakai-Higashi Station on the Nankai Koya Line

Inquiries TEL:072-263-2205 FAX:072-263-2205









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