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The LinNe STUDIO is both a foundry and shop where visitors can experience the sound of the orin.
Here we invite you to come and learn about our traditional techniques with an interactive tour. Join us and discover which orin sound resonates with you and how to incorporate the LinNe orin into your daily life.
※ Opening times vary. Please see the booking page for details.

Getting here

〒611 0041
42-2, Senzoku, Makishima-cho, Uji-shi, Kyoto
Tel/Fax:0774 22 2181
【By car】
Approx. 3 mins from the Uji-Nishi Interchange on the Keiji Bypass
【By train】
・Approx. 22 mins walk from Mukōjima Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line
・Approx. 23 mins walk from Obaku Station on the Keihan Railway Line
The shop is open to the public with varied opening times. We also operate ‘advanced reservation days’ where we ask visitors to pre-book. Please check availability using the reservations link below.


This factory tour is an enjoyable experience for both adults and children. You can learnabout the orin making process. In addition, you will be able to experience all aspects of the orin, including an explanation of the materials used and a listening comparison of the different tones.
To take part please make a booking on the reservation page.

Duration approx. 60 minutes
Maximum number of participants 8
※Orin casting is not carried out on tour days.
※The foundry is open to the public with varied opening times. Some days will require advanced booking. Please refer to the reservation page for more details.


Our meticulous pursuit for the ultimate clarity and sound using traditional methods handed down from generations past

Company Profile

Company name Nanjo Kobo Ltd.
Representative Representative Director Koji Nanjo
Address 42-2, Senzoku, Makishima-cho, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0041
Telephone and fax numbers 0774 22 2181
Establishment 21 February 1991 (founded circa 1830)
Business description Manufacture and sale of bronze ritual Implements and bronze musical instruments.
Capital 5 million yen
Number of employees 4
Banks Kyoto Shinkin Bank, Kyoto Bank, Kyoto Chuo Shinkin Bank