Leisure / Hobbies Spots in Mino Area

  • Mino-Washi Museum
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    4.0
    25 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Minoshi Warabi 1851-3
    This museum is located about 20 minutes from the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway Mino Interchange via National Route 156 and Prefectural Route 81. The museum introduces from various perspectives the world of Shisai style paper patchwork, with its traditions and hidden possibilities for the future, and history and techniques of Mino washi traditional Japanese paper passed down in the Mino area. The first exhibition room introduces the production areas of washi paper throughout Japan, history of washi, and papermaking technology. In the second exhibition room, they give concrete suggestions about practical uses of washi paper in everyday living spaces. In addition, you can also have a “papermaking experience” using authentic tools and natural ingredients in the workshop.

    Nice Museum located in Mino City, Gifu Prefecture. But i think it should have more papers and paper exhibits on display. They had very few.

  • Former Imai Family Residence and Mino History Museum
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    4.5
    24 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Minoshi Izumichou 1883
    This is the former residence of the Imai family who were wealthy merchants in what today is Mino City. Originally built in the middle of the Edo Period, it was reportedly expanded in the early Meiji Period. As paper merchants and the head of the village, they were extremely wealthy, and the house was the most splendid in the region. The Meiji Period addition included a three-meter skylight. The courtyard has an elegant suikinkutsu, used to make a special dripping sound, and has been designated as one of the Top 100 Soundscapes of Japan. Mino historic museum is at the back. Its Udatsu Kura has displays on udatsu (old roof ridges) and you can learn about Niwaka (an impromptu comic play) in its Niwaka Kura.

    Mino is a small town in Gifu. the area is quite and relax. hardly to see other tourists even on Sat. Most historical buildings are located at main street. Tourist centre is the best place to buy...

  • Mino-Washi Akari Art Gallery
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Minoshi Motozumichou 1901-3
    This art gallery is located a 15-minute walk from Nagaragawa Railway Minoshi Station, and exhibits the Mino City’s prize-winning autumn “Mino Washi Akari Art Exhibit.” Inside the gallery, a town with udatsu walls (good for fire protection and symbolizing wealth) is reproduced in a soft and warm light through Mino washi (traditional Japanese paper). Although the work cannot be touched, you are free to take photographs. There is also a museum shop lined with highly artistic lanterns. The wooden two-stories building is a nationally registered tangible cultural property since it is a valuable structure that is as it was in the early Showa era (1926-1989).

    The Akari Art Hall had many really amazing lanterns! You are allowed to take pictures inside so now my camera is filled with photos of the lanterns!! They are all handmade with Washi and are all lit...

  • Machinami Gallery House of Yamada Family
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    3 Reviews
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    Gifu Mino-shi Tawaramachi 2161-1
    This gallery located in Tawara-machi, Mino City displays works using Mino washi traditional Japanese paper in a town doctor's house from the Edo period (1603-1868). In addition to displaying traditional Chigiri-e paper collage and handicrafts alternating every month, we also have traditional Japanese Chigiri-e making and Japanese paper handicraft making workshops.

    無料で入れます。季節柄、和紙で作った紅葉やすすきの大きなアート作品が展示されていました。作品に触れる事は禁止されていますが、間近で見て写真を撮ることが出来ます。 他にもいくつかお花の作品がありました。どれも美しく、和紙の素晴らしさを実感しました。

  • Kanbora Hotarunosato Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Minoshi Kambora
    Kanbora Hotarunosato Park is located on Prefectural Route 291 in Kanbora, Mino City. It is known as a famous place for fireflies, and firefly protection activities by local residents include cleaning and cultivating their food. You can observe dancing fireflies peaking at around eight o’clock in the evening from middle to late June.
  • Spirit
    Shopping
    Gifu Mino-shi Suhara 33
    "This outdoor goods store is located along National Route 156 in Suhara, Mino City. It sells outdoor goods for backcountry snow activities and paddling. In addition, the store holds outdoor tours out of ""Spirit Outdoor Base Gifu"" located along the same National Route in Kamita, Minami-cho, Gujo City."
  • Ogura Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Gifu Mino-shi Izumicho 1571-3
    This park located in Izumi-cho, Mino City is the area of Ogurayama where the remains of Ogurayama Castle are located. In addition to an observation deck, lawn plaza, and playground equipment, it also has facilities such as a mini zoo. It is also known for being chosen as one of the Hida-Mino 33 Best Sakura Spots, where about 1,000 cherry blossom trees bloom in spring. Seasonal teahouse sales and illuminations are also held.
  • Daiyama Hiroba
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino-shi Sodai 1125-2
  • Gifu Mino Golf Club
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino Yokogoshi 383-1
  • Techno Park Tennis Court
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino-shi Kaededai 8
  • Oyada Gymnasium
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino-shi Oyada 975-1
  • Suhara Gymnasium
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino-shi Shimokowa 451
  • KEIZ Mino Interchange
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino-shi Matsumori 200-1-1
  • Mino Cultural Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Gifu Mino Izumicho 45-3
  • Kanbora Lifelong learning center
    Travel / Tourism
    Gifu Mino-shi Kanbora 524-1
  • Kataji Lifelong learning center
    Travel / Tourism
    Gifu Mino-shi Kataji 813
  • Sakura Do
    Shopping
    Gifu Mino Tawaramachi 2118-41
  • Nisshin Do Book Store
    Shopping
    Gifu
  • Atage Auto Camping Ground
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino Atage 31-5
  • Mino Interchange Golf
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Mino Ikushi 1614-100

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Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan’s greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture’s traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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