What is Kotatsu?

What is Kotatsu?

  • Kotatsu is a combination of a table and a bed or chair. This is a piece of furniture that is in demand only in Japan or among lovers of Japanese culture. Kotatsu looks like this:

    kotatsu

    kotatsu

    As you can see from the picture - a table on low legs, covered with a blanket, under which you can remove your legs and keep warm. And you can drink tea and lie down / sit.

  • Kotatsu is a traditional piece of Japanese furniture, a low table frame covered with a Japanese mattress or heavy blanket with a table top on top. There is a heat source under the blanket, often built into the table. Distributed only in Japan.

    There are two main types of kotatsu currently in use.

    1. Electric - A modern type of kotatsu, it includes a table with an electric heater attached to the underside of the table.
    2. Coal is a traditional type, which is installed in a niche up to half a meter deep in the floor or walls of which an electric or coal heater is placed.
      What is Kotatsu?

    What is Kotatsu?

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