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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!

Operation Period

All year round (*the facility is closed on Mondays, except when Monday is a holiday)

Time Required

10-15 minutes

Number of Participants

1〜4people

Price

550 JPY– (tax included)


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 NameTraditional Machine Weaving Experience in Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture
Activity LocationYuzuru Village, Folk Tale Museum (Kataribu no Kan)
Operator NameNanyo City Tourism Association
Telephone Number0238-33-9512
URLhttp://nanyoshi-kanko.jp/
Time Required10-15 minutes
Operation PeriodAll year round (*the facility is closed on Mondays, except when Monday is a holiday)
Start TimeAvailable during business hours.
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants4people
Price
1 participant, 1 coaster550 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceThe experience is free of charge (included in the price of admission).
Method of PaymentPlease pay museum entrance fee in cash.
Meeting Spot2025-2 Urushiyama Nanyo, Yamagata-ken 992-0474
Meeting TimePlease come by the time of your reservation.
Access--By Car--
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.
ParkingYes
Free parking.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English/Chinese (Traditional)