The Hishio Center for Cultural Exchange

Originally constructed in 1942, this former Kiyotomo Soy Sauce warehouse was remodeled into the current facility. The center takes its name from hishio, one of the important ingredients used to make soy sauce. This name also carries the nuance of "creating new culture" within the building's walls. The hall and courtyard are available for rent, and concerts, theatrical performances or seminars are often held there. The coffeehouse Cafe Uenodan is nestled inside the hall.

Business Hours: (April to October) 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(November to March) 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Wednesdays and the New Years Holiday.
Admission: Free but some exhibitions will charge for admittance.
Free Parking.
Address: Okayama-ken Maniwa-shi Katsuyama 162-3
Phone: 0867-44-5880
Cafe Uenodan: 0867-44-5881