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Great Hands-on Experience

I love hands on-experiences. I enjoyed the traditional Gokayama washi making of paper. I did the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judi L
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Denver, Colorado
We bought items made by gokayama washi

If you are interested in items such as fan, small boxes, postcards, bookmarks, and so on, this is... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2017
Norineko
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215 Higashinakae | Gokayama Washi no Sato, Nanto 939-1905, Toyama Prefecture
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+81 763-66-2223
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Judi L
Reviewed April 19, 2018

A fairly ordinary experience of making paper and receiving 3 hand made postcards. Showroom with large number of products but all so very expensive. Wouldn't bother again

Thank Chris43bh3
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in items such as fan, small boxes, postcards, bookmarks, and so on, this is the place to visit!

Thank Norineko
Reviewed September 5, 2017

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

Thank PingAshlyn
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed December 31, 2016

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

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed September 12, 2016

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

Thank CKT808
Reviewed May 15, 2016

very nice store to purchase paintings, frames, arts and crafts and the most interesting part of it is the hands-on making paper section. A must stop if you visit Ainokuura Gassho-style villages.

Thank Bonita B
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