Famous and Historical Sites
Aoya Japanese Paper Workshop
Aoya Town is the hometown of Inshu Japanese Paper, a National Traditional Craft. At this facility, you can understand the charm and possibility of Japanese paper Japan boasts to the world with pleasure, while you can have an experience of making Japanese paper. The facility also contains Japanese Paper Museum Shop where many kinds of products are sold.
|Fee||Admission to the permanent exhibitions is free. (To special exhibitions, charged.) Experience (reservation required) fees : handmade Japanese paper 500 yen, making a Japanese paper lamp shade 800 yen〜|
|Closed||Monday (When a national holiday falls on Monday, open) / The next day of each national holiday/New Year holidays|
|Access||About 15 minutes by car from Aoya Station|
Shikano Soba Dojo Workshop
You can easily have an experience of full-scale soba making, using 100% buckwheat flour (Shikano Town’s specialty product) ground with stone mill. You can try it on the spot.
|Soba making experience||10:00〜, 14:00〜 (twice a day, reservation required), One dough fee: 2160 yen|
|Restaurant service hours||11:30〜14:00 (until 15:00 on holidays)|
|Closed||1st Thursday (or 2nd Thursday when 1st Thursday is a national holiday) / 1st and 2nd January|
|Access||about 20 minutes by bus from Hamamura. The nearest bus stop is "Inaba Manyo Rekishikan Iriguchi". 5 minute walk from the stop.|