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Traditional Machine Weaving Experience in Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
The Japanese folk tale Tsuru no Ongaeshi (鶴の恩返し, lit. "Crane's Return of a Favor") originated in Nanyo City. Try making a cloth coaster here with a traditional machine for a special memory!
All year round (*the facility is closed on Mondays, except when Monday is a holiday)
Number of Participants
Make a coaster using the traditional weaving machine. A weaving instructor will instruct you.
・Time needed: 10-15 minutes
・No. of Participants: 4 (if more than 4, participants will be divided into groups and take turns doing the experience)
※This is the number of people during covid prevention measures. Usually we can accommodate up to 200 participants.
・Target: Participants should be 130cm or taller to join the experience.
※Advance reservation required.
At the Yuzuru Village Museum (Yuzuru no Sato Kan), you can see materials from the era of silk weaving and old-fashioned toys. Depending on the time of year, you can see the actual silkworms up close!
|Experience Program Name||Traditional Machine Weaving Experience in Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture|
|Activity Location||Yuzuru Village, Folk Tale Museum (Kataribu no Kan)|
|Operator Name||Nanyo City Tourism Association|
|Time Required||10-15 minutes|
|Operation Period||All year round (*the facility is closed on Mondays, except when Monday is a holiday)|
|Start Time||Available during business hours.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||4people|
|What is included in the price||The experience is free of charge (included in the price of admission).|
|Method of Payment||Please pay museum entrance fee in cash.|
|Meeting Spot||2025-2 Urushiyama Nanyo, Yamagata-ken 992-0474|
|Meeting Time||Please come by the time of your reservation.|
15-minute drive from the Nanyo Takahata IC on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway.
--By Public Transportation--
7-minute walk from Orihata Station on the Flower Nagai Line.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English／Chinese (Traditional)|
- Guided tours of historical attractions and facilities
- Other, Traditional Culture / Japanese Culture
- Local Crafts Workshop
- Other Traditional Crafts / Hands-on Experiences
- Other, Museums / Facilities (Factories, Sake Breweries)
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