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IN HAMAMATSU.COM Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan Visitor Guide

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The Explore Tour of Japanese craftsmen

〜 Textile Edition 〜

An experience tour which introduces you to the world of an over 100-year-old traditional dyeing technique.


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You can visit the dyeing factory which is generally not open to the public. From June to September, you can wear the yukata (Japanese traditional summer Kimono) made locally using this traditional technique and wander around the town during the festival season. From October to May, it is the best season to visit the Hamamatsu Castle, where Tokugawa Ieyasu, the most world-famous shogun, stayed during his childhood and teenage years and you can taste a variety of teas from different areas in Shizuoka Prefecture, the prefecture which its tea production is No.1 in Japan. At the end, you can experience a mini Enshu textile workshop and shop for your favorite items.
Available Dates Mondays, the 1st and the 3rd Saturdays of each month.
Duration 9am 〜 4pm (7 hours) ※Adjustable
Number of people 2〜5 people
Gathering place iN HAMA Tourist Information Desk
or Hamamatsu Sta.

Details
June to September
1. Chusen factory tour and dyeing experience
Location: Nihashi Dyeing Factory
2. Chusen yukata dressing experience and walking around the town
Location: Fashion Kimono Ishibashi
3. Enshu textile mini workshop and shopping
Location: Nukumori Kobo
※Lunch not included; however, the interpreter will take you somewhere to eat lunch
October to May
1. Chusen factory tour and dyeing experience
Location: Nihashi Dyeing Factory
2. Hamamatsu Castle/ Tea tasting experience
3. Enshu textile mini workshop and shopping
Location: Nukumori Kobo
※Lunch not included; however, the interpreter will take you somewhere to eat lunch
Cost
Plan with interpreter
Jun. to Sep. ¥22,000/per person
Oct. to May ¥19,000/per person
Included in Cost/ experience, guiding, interpretation
Plan without interpreter
Jun. to Sep. ¥20,000/per person
Oct. to May ¥17,000/per person
Included in Cost/experience, guiding

Method of Payment
Same-day payment・paypal
Cancellation Charges
7 Day to 2 Day Notice: ¥3,000 per person
1 Day Notice: 50%
Cancel on the day of the tour or fail to show: 100%

Reservations/ inquiries
mocha-chai inc.(iN HAMAMATSU.COM)
How to reserve
Please book at least 10 days before.
Please send the following information to entetsu@inhamamatsu.com
・Plan name
・Desired Date / Time
・Requested Number of people
・Main Guest's Name
・Nationality (for purpose of our tourism survey)
・How you can be reached on the day of reservation (cell phone, email, hotel, etc)