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Azamiya Minsah Craft Centerあざみ屋 みんさー工芸館

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The Azamiya Minsah Craft Center is located about 10 minutes' drive from the Ishigaki Port Outer Island Ferry Terminal. Besides manufacturing Yaeyama Minsah textiles, the Center also has a display room and shop, and visitors can watch the fabric being made. The workshop and display room are on the ground floor; visitors can view part of the manufacturing process. The display room showcases historic and modern examples of Minsah textiles, and also has a display on the dyeing techniques that are used. Visitors who book their visit in advance may be able to try their hand at making Minsah fabric in the annex building; the price depends on the program chosen and the length of the experiential activity.

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place Okinawa Pref. Ishigakishi Tonoshiro 909
phone 0980823473

Review of MInsah Kogei Museum

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Reviewed:2018/03/10 Great opportunity to try weaving
Went here on a cold rainy day with 2 girls from my hostel. We payed 1500 yen each to make a 11x14cm sample of Minsah ori weaving. Really enjoyed the weaving, and the staff were very helpful. We...
Reviewed:2017/02/01 Our visit to the Minsa Museum
This is one place I planned on visiting when we planned our one day in Ishigaki. My mistake not to check to see if we would actually see the weaving. Not many of the staff spoke some English...
Reviewed:2018/10/29 値段は少しお高めですが
工程を知ると、そのお値段がとても良心的なことがよく理解できます。なかなか厳しいようですが、この素晴らしい伝統が亡くならないよう願っています。

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Address

Okinawa Pref. Ishigakishi Tonoshiro 909 [map]

Phone

0980823473

Hours
9:00-18:00
[Hand-woven experience] 9:00-16:30 (except 12:00-13:00)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available 10spaces
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)

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