Experiencing papermaking hands on at Kurotani Washi Cooperative Association

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Experiencing papermaking hands on at Kurotani Washi Cooperative Association

With a history stretching back 800 years, Kurotani washi (traditional Japanese paper) is designated as an Intangible Cultural Asset of Kyoto Prefecture. At Kurotani Washi Kaikan, you can shop for various goods made with washi and experience papermaking hands-on, as well as tour the studio and exhibition room. Also, Kurotani Washi Kogei no Sato (Craft Village) in the Kanbayashi district, only open on weekends, sells paper crafts and offers papermaking experiences and tours.

Price

Make a hand-made postcard 1,000 yen / person (tax inclusive)

Groups of 5 or more: Reservations required 1 week in advance

Payment Method

VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners
PayPay, Alipay, WeChatPay, PayPal

Minimum number of guests

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Time

9:00-16:30 *The last experience should be started 15:30,
reservation is required

Hours

9:00-16:30, closed on Saturday, Sunday, and national holidays.

Languages

Japanese

Address

3 Higashidani, Kurotani-cho, Ayabe City, Kyoto

Access

From JR Kyoto Station, take express train "Kinosaki" or "Hashidate" on "Saninhonsen" Line and get off at Ayabe Station (65 minutes). From JR Ayabe Station, take Aya Bus KUROTANI Line, get off at KUROTANI WASHI KAIKAN MAE stop (33 minutes), and then 2 minutes by walk.

Parking

Available (3 cars)

Phone

0773-44-0213(Japanese)

Website

Website2

Reservation

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Note

*There are English guide in Ayabe. Please contact the address below when you need one (2-3 hours 6,000yen, half a day 10,000yen, all a day 20,000yen). They can provide a tour in KUROTANI and also tours around Ayabe.

(email address) matatabijourney@gmail.com

Phone 0773-21-6745 / Mr.Kuchu (person in charge)

(c) 綾部農泊推進地域協議会 / Ayabe Farm Stay Promotion Council

京都府綾部市は里山や田園の風景が広がる京都府北部の観光スポットです。農泊や伝統的な食体験を味わうことができます。
Ayabe City is tourist attractions in the northern Kyoto, you can enjoy farm stay and traditional dining experience and farm stay Kyoto.
綾部市位在京都府的北部,是一處環山繚繞擁有廣闊田園景觀的觀光景點。在這裡可以體驗農家生活以及品嘗具有傳統風味的料理。