Locatsed in over one hundred acres of prime natural forest, a cluster of traditional Japanese houses. Within each dwelling lies an introduction to Japanese traditional handicrafts and Kaga culture. Precious and valuable items are hand made using the most refined skills anywhere in Japan. Become part of the tradition and try these handicrafts for yourself. Come and see the fascinating handicrafts and outstanding skills that are admired throughout the world.
The Kaga printed silk is on a par with Japan's most famous yuzen from Kyoko. The design detail is characterized by natural beauty, such as floral patterns, etc.
Yuzen experience :
stencil dyeing ¥1,080~
Toshiharu Maeda, lord of Daishoji established a kiln at Kutani village in Kaga during the early years of the Edo era.
Kutani Ceramicware Experience :
ceramics painting / pottery making with a wheel ¥1,080~
Here you are able to try out a potters wheel, or you can simply paint your own design onto one of the items of ceramicware.
On the second floor, household items from the Momoyama to Taisho Eras are on exhibit.
Here you can experience the beauty and mystery of the Japanese Tea Ceremony.
The building itself, a 300 year old farm house, also has to be seen to be believed! Visitors in winter can expect to see snow.
You can enjoy looking the wonderful view of japanese garden from here. You can also enjoy looking the exhibition of kokutani&yoshidaya.
Over one hundred steps have to be carried out to complete this handmade product. It takes approximately one year for one item to be produced.
Japanese paper is made from raw materials including kouzo (a type of Japanese longgrass) and mitsumata (paper bush).
Ishikawa produces 99% of Japan's gold leaf. It is worked until it is 1/10,000th of a millimeter thick.
Adult: 1-day pass ¥1,000, 2-day pass ¥1,200
Child (elementary schooler): 1-day pass ¥500, 2-day pass ¥600
* The one day pass allows unlimited travel. You can also buy can bus ticket at Yunokuni no mori reception.
To Kaga-onsen Station
(Joetsu Shinkansen Echigo yuzawa via the Hoku-Hoku-Line)
|From Osaka||approx.2hr 12min.|
|From Kansai International Airport
(change at Shin-Osaka Station)
|From Nagoya||approx.2hr 27min.|
|From Chubu Centrair International Airport
(change at Nagoya station)
* Kaga-onsen Station to Yunokuni no mori: 11km (approx. 12min. by car)
* The times stated above refer to the fastest trains available
To Komatsu Airport
|From Tokyo||approx. 1hr.|
|From Fukuoka||approx. 1hr 10min.|
|From Sapporo||approx. 1hr 40min.|
|From Sendai||approx. 1hr 10min.|
|From Okinawa||approx. 2hr 15min.|
* Komatsu Airport to Yunokuni no mori: 16km (approx. 20min. by car)
To Kaga IC (Hokuriku Expressway)
|From Osaka||approx. 3hr.|
|From Nagoya||approx. 2hr 30min.|
* Kaga IC to Yunokuni no mori: 16km (approx. 20min. by car)
To Katayamazu IC (Hokuriku Expressway)
|From Osaka||approx. 3hr 10min.|
|From Nagoya||approx. 2hr 40min.|
* Katayamazu IC to Yunokuni no mori: 13km (approx. 15min. by car)
To Komatsu IC (Hokuriku Expressway)
|From Osaka||approx. 3hr 20min.|
|From Nagoya||approx. 2hr 50min.|
* Komatsu IC to Yunokuni no mori: 16km (approx. 20min. by car)