Fodor's Expert Review Awa Washi Dento

Tokushima Museum/Gallery

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.

Museum/Gallery

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

0883-42–6120

awagami.com/pages/hall-of-awa-japanese-paper-museum

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Museum ¥300, papermaking ¥500, Tues.–Sun. 9–5

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