Shikoku Sights

Awa Washi Dento (Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper)

  • 141 Kawahigashi, Yamakawa-cho Map It
  • Tokushima

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Trek out to this paper museum also known as Washi Kaikan to make your own postcards and browse the phenomenal gift shop, which stocks everything from sheets of softer-than-silk wrapping paper to peerless parasols. The trip here by train takes one hour to Awa-Yamakawa Station, then you walk 15 minutes to the hall. It's easier to rent a car and make the one-hour drive, especially if you are continuing on to the Iya Valley.

Sight Information

Address:

141 Kawahigashi, Yamakawa-cho, Tokushima, 779-3401, Japan

Map It

Phone:

0883-42–6120

Sight Details:

  • Museum ¥300, papermaking ¥500
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–5

Published 12/10/2015

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