Famous and Historical Sites
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.
|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
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|