Manufacturing + LunchStrolling in the castle town of Nakatsu and
Making mini Japanese umbrella lanterns (table-top lanterns)

Wagasa in Nakatsu City" conveys Japanese traditions to the present day.
Why don't you make your own "Mini Wagasa Andon", which is arranged by utilizing the technique of Wagasa, the ultimate in bamboo craftsmanship that fuses bamboo and paper?
Experienced craftsmen will teach you carefully.
Includes a meal of Hana-Ka-Gozen from "Shuka", a gourmet restaurant.

One person 15000yen
Tour timeApprox. 6 hours
DurationApril 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024

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Wagasa include "matsuri kasa," "nodate kasa," "janome kasa," "bangasa," and "parasol. Wagasa is also used in festivals and other Shinto rituals, as "God resides in umbrellas." In particular, Nakatsu City holds the Tsuruichi Hanagasaboko Festival, a traditional event that has continued for 860 years, every August.

Wagasa Workshop "Shu-Natsu" (Japanese umbrella)

Wagasa umbrella making is a traditional craft in the castle town of Nakatsu and has been added to Oita Prefecture's "One Village, One Product" list. However, the lack of successors due to the aging of craftsmen has driven the industry out of business, and out of concern for this situation, the "Wagasa Workshop Shu-Natsu" was established.

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The finished product will be sent home at a later date.
  It takes about 10 days.
We recommend that you wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
Size of the miniature Japanese umbrella andon: 20 cm (width), 30 cm (height)


Gathering at Wagasa workshop "Shu-Satsu" store
Original Mini Wagasa An-don making experience (itinerary 1)


Strolling in Teramachi and Castle Town


Lunch: "Shu Hua", a delicious restaurantAs a guide, we will dress 7 to 8 people per hour.


Wagasa Workshop "Shu-Natsu" (Japanese umbrella)
Original Mini Wagasa An-don making experience (itinerary 2)
Please return until 18:00.


local bankruptcy
(Total time required: about 6 hours)

The finished product will be sent home at a later date.
  It takes about 10 days.
We recommend that you wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
Size of the miniature Japanese umbrella andon: 20 cm (width), 30 cm (height)

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Plan Information

Exclusion date the New Year's holiday
What is included in the travel / plan price Experience Fee
Finished product shipping (limited to Japan)
Lunch (Shuka "Hana Kago Zen")
Minimum number of participants 1 person
Maximum reception staff Five people
Reservation deadline 10 days prior to 3:00 p.m.
Start time 10:00
Time required Approx. 6 hours
The meeting place
  • Wagasa Workshop "Shu-Natsu" (Japanese umbrella)
  • 901-1 Takasho-cho, Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture
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  • This plan is "request reception".
    Please note that the reservation is not completed immediately after application.
    We will confirm whether it is acceptable and will contact you if you can make a reservation.
    If you do not receive a message within 3 days of your application, or if the date of use is approaching, please contact Tourism Sales Systems, although we apologize for the inconvenience.
  • No one under the age of 18 may participate in the event alone. Please have a person with parental authority accompany you.
  • Local correspondence will be in Japanese.


  • After completing your online application, we will send you a "Notice of Acceptance" e-mail. Please be sure to check the contents of the e-mail.

Cancellation Fee

In the event that a customer cancels the contract after the contract has been concluded, a cancellation fee will be charged at the following rate per customer on the trip price. In the case of cancellation of the contract by some of the guests in the group, the difference in the number of guests will be charged to each of the guests.
Please contact us during business hours in case of cancellation or reduction in the number of participants. (After business hours, the cancellation will be processed the next day.)
In the event of a refund due to cancellation or reduction in the number of passengers, the refund will be made after deducting the prescribed cancellation fee rate, but the customer will be responsible for any bank transfer charges related to the refund.

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In the event of a cancellation fee, refunds will be made by bank transfer to a bank account in Japan, and the transfer fee will be borne by the customer.
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Planning and Implementation Company

Mie Kotsu Co., Ltd. Sightseeing Sales Systems Landing Tour
TEL 050-3775-4727
2nd floor, Kusumoto 15th Building, 1-7-2 Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0003
Travel agency registration: Japan Tourism Agency registered travel agency No. 1934
General travel business handling manager: Tatsuya Ogawa

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