Established in 1920

Kutani's gem,
with a wide range full of personality

Built next to the famous Kenrokuen Garden and in front of the Ishikawa Gate, Kataoka Kozando was established in 1920. The founder being a successful Kutaniyaki pottery painter,
our shop is a long-established Kutaniyaki specialty shop that lasts three generations.

Map (Next to Kenrokuen, Near Kanazawa castle's Ishikawa gate)
Kataoka Kozando appearance

Kataoka Kozando is located on the right hand side after getting out of Kenrokuen, Katsurazaka exit.
The white grid pattern wall called the 'Namako Wall' is our shop's landmark.

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Our favorite products

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Kanazawa Kutani Yaki Kanazawa Kutani Yaki Rody
Kanazawa Kutani Yaki Kanazawa Kutani Yaki Rody

Kutani Yaki's Rody is a modern version of the horse figurines that combines the popular toy “Rody” from Italy and the traditional Kutani Yaki.
Traditionally, horse figurines have been a symbol of good luck, such as “Jumping up”, “Raising fast”, and “Lucking luck”.

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Kataoka Kozando Our shop's mascot dog, Sora (8 year old boy)Come and see me soon!
We started our own Instagram account!

Places to sightsee nearby

Kenrokuen Garden / Kanazawa Castle

In front of the shop, you can spot the view of the magnificent masonry-built Ishikawa gate.
It is also located adjacent to the famous Kenrokuen garden. Spring, summer, autumn and winter, you can enjoy the nature and its rich taste every season.

21st Century Museum

Starting from 21st Century Museum, our shop is surrounded by many Japanese Art related facilities such as the Kanazawa Noh Museum, Ishikawa Museum of Modern Literature, Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum and Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum.

Photo credit: Kanazawa City