A deeper look into Japanese paper; Washi making experience at RYOZO Paper Mill

A deeper look into Japanese paper; Washi making experience at RYOZO Paper Mill

Ryozo Paper Mill is a paper mill that mainly makes kakegami used by traditional sweet shops and wrapping paper. Creating washi using molded rakusui paper techniques and colorful and cute washi. This workshop is home to Kyoko Yanase, a designated traditional draftsperson and the third head of the paper mill and several other women artisans. Kyoko and her husband Yasuhiro will teach you everything from the history of washi to straining washi to creating tapestries in this workshop.



Minimum Number of Passengers
2 participants (the cost is doubled for those wishing to attend the workshop alone)
Maximum Capacity
3 participants
Participation Restrictions
Children 10 years old or over can participate accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Meeting and Exchange Areas
RYOZO Paper Mill
10-1 Otaki-cho, Echizen, Fukui Prefecture
Open Period
Closed Period
See the website
Meeting Times and Business Hours
Reservations taken up to 10 minutes in advance
Required Time
Around 2 hours (depends on the number of participants)
Provision of Meals
Meals are not provided
Open to meal requests
No answer as no meals are included
Universal accessibility
Not accessible (due to unpaved roads)
The tour may be canceled if the minimum number of participants is not reached or if weather conditions prevent the tour from taking place. If that is the case, our company will contact you the day before the event. In such instances, no refunds will be provided.
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