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Mishima Station 

[Mishima Wind Chimes (Nikko Ceramics Store)]

The summer tradition in Japan with a beautiful sound

The coldness of the spring water at Mishima is expressed by using light-blue glass which is blown to create fully hand-made ‘Mishima wind chimes’. Their shapes range from the traditional spherical, to stretched shapes, and even those shaped like Mt. Fuji, and one of their allures is that because they are hand-made, they all make different sounds. There are also wind chimes decorated with patterns, including those of Mt. Fuji and Mishima Taisha Shrine, and the Mishima water buttercup, a flower that grows in fresh water. Every year from the lucky day of early June until the end of August, particularly on weekends, you will see Mishima wind chime peddlers and feel the pleasantly cool sound of wind chimes around the town.
Posted photos Main Mishima wind chime peddlers
Three photos Upper left Mishima wind chime (Mt. Fuji and Mishima Taisha Shrine), upper right Glass furnace and Mishima wind chimes, lower Painting Mishima wind chimes
 
Address Taisha-cho 18-4, Mishima City, Shizuoka
Phone +81-55-975-4914 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Holidays Every Monday
Price ● Mishima wind chime (spherical, patterned)
Mt. Fuji and Mishima Taisha Shrine 1,500 yen
Morning glories 1,500 yen
Goldfish scooping 1,500 yen
● Designs in the glass material
Dapples 1,500 yen
Water droplets 1,500 yen
Access Approx. 15-minute walk from "Mishima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
URL http://www.nikko-factory.co.jp/

updated on Mar 26, 2018

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