Famous and Historical Sites

Kaming Saji Paper Gallery

Kaming Saji Paper Gallery

The residents in Saji Town have been keeping their traditional way of making Japanese paper. Inshu-gasen Paper is distributed to all over Japan. You can deeply understand the traditional crafts and manufacturing method through the exhibition and the experience.

Open 9:00〜16:30
Fee Experiences (Reservation required): handmade Japanese paper 500 or 700 yen, Japanese paper artificial flowers 700 yen
Closed Wednesday and New Year holidays
Access 20 minutes by car from Mochigase Station

Sajl Astro Park

Sajl Astro Park

This is the leading open-air astronomical observatory in Japan. A reflecting telescope with an aperture of 103 cm, planetarium programs to introduce constellations, and stars & space exhibitions are also available. Cottage Hoshi with telescopes are popular, too.

Open 9:00〜22:00 (October-March: until 21:00)
Fee Entrance: 300yen for adults or senior high school students. No charge for children including junior high school students. Planetarium: 300yen for adults or senior high school students. 200yen for children including junior high school students.
Closed Basically, Monday, 3rd Tuesday of a month, the next day of a national holiday, and New Year Holidays, but there are some exceptional closed days.
Access 25 minutes by car from Mochigase Station