Visitors can delight in an indigo dyeing encounter rooted in traditional methods, free from the use of chemicals. This simplified version offers a beginner-friendly approach to the professional traditional method, making it accessible for first-time foreign visitors to authentically experience indigo dyeing. Rarely can you find a location where you have the opportunity to engage in natural indigo dyeing firsthand. Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of indigo dyeing. We trust you'll relish the experience.
Following an introduction to indigo, we proceed to create the pattern on the handkerchief.
Create your own indigo-dyed handkerchief and take it home the very same day!
Tourist route including this experience
Discover the Art of Japan: Indigo Dyeing & Rice Cracker Baking Experience
Embark on a journey of Japanese craftsmanship just an hour from Tokyo. It's suitable for beginners, so everyone is welcome! Immerse yourself in the essence of traditional Japanese culture with two unique experiences. One lets you explore the art of indigo dyeing, famous for Japan Blue, at an organic-focused workshop. The other invites you to visit the prestigious Soka Senbei, a well-known brand of Japanese rice crackers, where you can try your hand at baking senbei.
Indigo Dyeing Experience, Strawberry Picking & Shopping
"Explore Japan's traditional art of indigo dyeing, known as 'Japan Blue,' and enjoy strawberry picking in Saitama, recognized for the 'most delicious strawberries in Japan.' On the way back, treat yourself to shopping at a big mall in Koshigaya. *This course is only available from January to May for strawberry picking fun."
Japanese Artisan Craftsmanship and Strawberry Picking Experience
Experience the exceptional craftsmanship of Japan that Saitama Prefecture proudly presents, and delight in the added benefit of strawberry picking, all bundled in one affordable package. Just an hour from Tokyo, Saitama stands out for providing such diverse experiences. Please note that this exclusive course is available only from January to May, allowing travelers to enjoy strawberry picking during this specific period.