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Echizen Washi Village

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The Imadate area in which the Echizen Washi Village is located, has a 1,500-year history as one of the few washi paper-producing regions in Japan, and boasts the highest quality and technology for producing Echizen washi.
The facilities at Echizen Washi Village related to Echizen paper are concentrated along a 230 m street, and you can observe craftsmen and try making paper yourself along beautiful streets the combine tradition with nature.

Street address

8-44 Shinzaike-cho, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture

Access

  • Bus from JR Takefu Station (Fukutetsu Bus Nanetsu Line bound for Washinosato)
    Echizen Takefu Station--> Washinosato
    Around 30 minutes

Opening Hours

・Papyrus House
 9:00-16:00
 *Washi shop Echizen
  9:00-16:30
・Udatsu Paper & Craft Museum
 9:00-17:00
・Paper & Culture Museum
 9:00-17:00

Closed

・Papyrus House
 New Year's holiday
・Udatsu Paper & Craft Museum
 Paper & Culture Museum
 Every Tuesday (but open if it falls on a holiday), New Year's holiday
 

Fee

Website

http://www.echizenwashi.jp/english/

Best season

All year

Point

You can participate in a paper making experience at Papyrus House to make your own unique sheet of washi paper.

The price of materials such as postcards and fans varies
From 500 yen and up
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