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Handwork skills are alive in Miyagi and Tohoku
As part of the Date Culture, Miyagi produces many crafts, which include Sendaihira textiles (designated as an important intangible cultural heritage of Japan) and the Sendai chest of drawers.Miyagi is said to be the birthplace of the Kokeshi dolls, which have 11 lineage groups covering various areas of Tohoku, and where every type has been made continuously over the years.Have a look of the crafts reflecting the distinctive Date culture, or spot the individual differences between each of the Kokeshi dolls, and enjoy the handicraft culture that still thrives in Miyagi and Tohoku.

Industrial art object introduction

We introduce industrial art object displaying in the Sendai Station yard.

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Yorimichi SPOT

We introduce information of sightseeing spot spot with connection to Sendai-shi.

Kamei Museum

Kamei Museum

Including Kosaku kokeshi doll of Mr. kokeshi doll collector, Shogo Kamei, traditional kokeshi doll and plan display of northeastern each place, talk event are performed, too and visit kokeshi doll fan a lot. Permanent exhibition is shown in approximately 14,000 butterflies, beetle 1,300 from collection of butterfly of Mr. Bunzo Kamei more than 160,000.

Address 1-1-23, Itsutsubashi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi
Telephone 022-264-6543
Access JR Sendai Station → A 15-minute walk
Japanese kokeshi doll building

Japanese kokeshi doll building

Kokeshi doll pavilion in Naruko Onsen known as northeastern eminent hot spring resort. Mainly on collection of Mr. kokeshi doll collector, Kaname Fukazawa, approximately 5,000 points of kokeshi dolls of each places of the whole country are displayed. We saw bare wood by artisan every day in rotation, and there are production demonstrations such as *sai, too and can enjoy painting experience. (from January to March closing)

Address 74-2 in front of Osaki-shi, Miyagi Naruko Onsen character urine
Telephone 0229-83-3600
Access JR Sendai Station → Tohoku Shinkansen echo, Morioka line → JR Furukawa Station → Rikuu East Line, Shinjo area line → JR Naruko-Onsen Station → It is five minutes by car
Miyagi Zao kokeshi doll building

Miyagi Zao kokeshi doll building

Kokeshi doll building in popular hot spring resort, Togatta Onsen of the foot of Zao. Distribute traditional kokeshi doll of various places throughout Tohoku, bare wood toy approximately 5,000 points according to system, and display clearly; and in demonstration corner, the painting experience corner. "National traditional kokeshi doll potter's wheel Festival is held in autumn at the time, too".

Address Chinatown Area, Toogattaonsen, Zao-machi, Katsuta-gun, Miyagi west mountain behind 36-135
Telephone 0224-34-2385
Access JR Sendai Station → miyakobasu Togatta Onsen line → Town bus stop of Togatta Onsen hot water → A 10-minute walk