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I love hands on-experiences. I enjoyed the traditional Gokayama washi making of paper. I did the hand-made postcard experience where we were able to make 3 postcards. We chose out cutouts, make the paper, and took home three postcards. The gift shop has endless types...More
It's 10 mins drive from Ainokura Village (towards the east of the village). It's easy to find as we drove (not familiar with taking bus). There are a few handmade craft activities to choose from: Fan Making, Washi paper making, Making of postcards etc.. prices...More
After learning about the history and traditional processes of paper making you get to have a go yourself - it is a lot of fun - and you get a lovely souvenir to bring home from your holiday. The staff speak good English and explain...More
It was a fun experience to see how mulberry paper is made and to get a chance to make some myself. It was a little less fun than it could have been because we were given strict instructions on how many stickers to use in...More
This little workshop allows you to experience part of the process of creating handmade paper. After watching an excellent video, you get your hands messy by dipping a frame into the paper solution. It was really fun. There is a nice gift shop with paper...More