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Fabulous experience

We visited Gangu-an in Akiu Craft Village with our child. We weremadevery welcome. First you can... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Tearose333
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Yokohama, Japan
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Charming!

So glad we made the detour having been to the onsen town; everyone was super friendly. One kokeshi... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Richard T
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3 May 2017
“Fabulous experience ”
2 Jun 2016
“Charming!”
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54 Uehara, Akiumachi Yumoto, Taihaku-ku, Sendai 982-0241, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Gangu-an in Akiu Craft Village with our child. We weremadevery welcome. First you can choose your kokeshi wooden doll shape. A short introduction is given to how to paint a traditional kokeshi and how to use the paints. Then you are free to...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

So glad we made the detour having been to the onsen town; everyone was super friendly. One kokeshi maker took us to his workshop and had us making bits and pieces with the lathe! He wouldn't take any money for this. One of the friendliest...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We were staying in Miyagi and decided to drive out here. It definitely didn't seem very welcoming to foreigners. There are a few shops that sell wooden toys and Kokeshi. One shopkeeper was very friendly but the rest of them just stared at us or...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2014

I have been living in Sendai for a while and I just recently discovered this jewel that's very close to Akiu hot spring resorts area. It is also easily accessible by a bus ride from Sendai station, and is home for traditional local crafts not...More

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