Shiga Velvet Weavers’ Workshop Backstage Tour in Nagahama, Shiga
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6,600 JPY

Overview
  • Take an insider’s tour of a wana velvet workshop established in 1919
  • Learn about a traditional Japanese craft from a sixth-generation master weaver
  • Meet the locals (up to 96 years old!) preserving the heritage of Nagahama
  • Try your hand at part of the weaving process for yourself
  • Take home a beautiful face mask of wana velvet after the tour
What to expect

• The workshop is not wheelchair accessible • COVID-19 prevention measures are in place, including disinfection of equipment and facilities, hand washing, and mask-wearing requirements for guides and participants

Location

9798+48 Nagahama, Shiga, Japan

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