Hiratsuka city is known for its specialty craft, "Soshu Daruma". Arai Daruma Store has continued to handcraft these daruma one by one, preserving traditional techniques...
Traditions and Crafts of Hiratsuka
Hiratsuka City is famous for its “Soshu Daruma doll”. You can freely paint the white portion of the doll, and take it home as a souvenir. Hiratsuka Museum of Art is the home to many Shonan art and light-themed works in Hiratsuka.
The main theme of the museum is "Art and Lights in Shonan." Collections, featured exhibits and special exhibitions are related to Shonan. It is familiar to citizens...
As a historical building, it has been registered as a tangible cultural property of the country.
The large Tanabata decorations hung in the station all year round are magnificent, creating the atmosphere of the Tanabata festival all year round.