Experience Traditional Japanese Crafts at the Crafts Studio Village

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Overview

The Crafts Studio Village is a facility in which you can experience the traditional crafts of garment weaving, indigo dyeing, paper making, pottery making and wood bamboo crafting in Aikawa Town’s prefectural Aikawa Park. You can try out activites that you would usually not get the opportunity to try, such as garment weaving and using a potter's wheel in order to create your own original items. It is a fun way to learn about the history of traditional crafts.

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Detailed information

Address

5423 Hanbara,Aikawa Town, Aiko District, Kanagawa

Access

[Odakyu Hon-Atsugi Station] Board the Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu Bus bound for Hanbara via Center, disembark at Aikawa-Ohashi (60 minutes) → 20 minutes on foot from the bus stop [JR Keio Line Hashimoto Station] Take the Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu Bus, disembark at Mikage, which is the last stop (35 minutes) → take the bus bound for Hanbara via Seki

Business Hours

【April - September】 9:00~17:00 【October - following March】 9:00~16:30

Costs

【Indigo dyeing】 from 350 yen  【Paper making】from 400 yen【Cloth making】from 500 yen【Pottery making】from 500 yen【Wood work】from 300 yen

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Aikawa Park
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Aikawa Park

Miyagase Dam Night Sightseeing (Opening of the Floodgates)
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Miyagase Dam Night Sightseeing (Opening of the Floodgates)

Miyagase Dam Sightseeing (Opening of the Floodgates)
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Miyagase Dam Sightseeing (Opening of the Floodgates)

Miyagase Dam
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Miyagase Dam