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Morioka Handi-Works Square

64-102 Oirino, Tsunagi, Morioka 020-0055, Iwate Prefecture
+81 19-689-2201
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Fun with traditional Japanese crafts

While this is never going to be a highlight of anyone's trip to Japan, this is still a fun place to... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Ross B
Ms

This is a good effort by local govt and artisans to demonstrate the handicrafts of the region... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Eileen K
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6 Oct 2017
“Fun with traditional Japanese crafts”
26 Apr 2017
“Ms ”
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64-102 Oirino, Tsunagi, Morioka 020-0055, Iwate Prefecture
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+81 19-689-2201
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

While this is never going to be a highlight of anyone's trip to Japan, this is still a fun place to visit if nearby. The opportunity to see traditional Japanese craftsmen work is interesting and I enjoyed making my own noodles before eating them.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This is a good effort by local govt and artisans to demonstrate the handicrafts of the region. Very well done. Bought several souvenirs here and have enjoyed them all. Nice to meet the makers who r recognized as masters by the govt.

1  Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Came to see this tourist spot on the recommendations of a few sites - multiple courses (seems to be held only in Japanese) for both kids and adults to learn some of the traditional crafts - crafts includes building of chests of drawers, making different...More

1  Thank anivyl
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A group of friends and I went to Morioka Handi Works and joined a class on Kokeshi doll-painting. After a short demonstration on how to paint a doll, I started painting mine. Drawing and painting the doll was hard work. I couldn’t handle the paint...More

2  Thank Nelumbo-Nucifera
Reviewed 30 May 2015

From the indoor exhibition area and shop to the open space outdoor collection of shops, demonstration areas, and hands-on "try-it-yourself" studios, Morioka Handiworks Square is a great place to spend several hours of your visit to Morioka. We made our own local version of sembei...More

4  Thank Sue I
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Morioka Handiworks Square is collection of shops offering an assortment of foods and crafts indigenous to the Iwate area. Most of the products are made on the premises, and in many cases you can watch the craftsmen at work. Since Iwate is famous for ironware,...More

4  Thank Andrew1234
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