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Takumi no Sato, Minakami-machi

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Try your hand at various arts and crafts in the ateliers of a 600-year-old traditional village named Takumi no Sato. Stroll through this scenic mountain settlement, observing various artisans at work, from pottery throwers and bamboo weavers, to painters and glass etchers. As a visitor, you can not only spectate, but also get involved, with a variety of workshops available (these typically run for about an hour). Of course, you can also shop for handmade crafts, which make great souvenirs to take home with you. Plan your visit to Takumi no Sato and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Minakami-machi family vacation planner.
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  • I went to paper-making experience. We have instructors who teach very, children also enjoy the experience. After the experience, to dry two weeks required for works is to get mail. A summer project thought it was the right choice.
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  • What are grouped together in 1 place and in one area of whole, so depending on the location in walk hard. Also experience in the House, so without a reservation, while on the go with heavy tension. General admission and castanets experience hope respond politely.
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  • Everything on-site there has many facilities such as Soba and konyaku, squeezed half a day. A number of small buses from Jomo-Kogen. The bus stops good bus stop Takumi-no-Sato, walk the trail from the bus stop in front of you.
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