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Sekishu Washi Kaikan


Experience the appeal of washi (Japanese paper), an Intangible Cultural Heritage


Sekishu Washi Kaikan is a facility for providing training in the technical tradition of Sekishu washi (Sekishu Japanese paper), a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. It is a place for nurturing the next generation of papermakers, and for disseminating information on Japanese paper and on international exchange. Sekishu Washi Kaikan also manufactures its own unique Japanese paper and undertakes the development of new products. In addition to an exhibition room, there is also an area that sells paper, and an area where you can try making paper by hand. Sekishu Washi Kaikan is a precious facility where you can experience for yourself the process by which the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Japanese paper is made.

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