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Kiso-Hirasawa Travel guide
Kiso-Hirasawa : Michelin's recommendations
If you want to take home with you splendid lacquerware, this is the ideal village for you. For hundreds of years Kiso-Hirasawa has been producing pieces that are each more refined, more elegant - and shinier - than the next. You will be spoiled for choice since all manner of lacquerware is sold in the many shops that line the streets. This business still represents a substantial portion of inhabitants' revenues today.