“Craft a historical art at a restored Edo-era Samurai dwelling.”
The Iriya district of Minamisanriku once flourished as a center of silk production and was the birthplace of sericulture in Miyagi. “Hikoro-no-Sato” , the former residence of a local dignitary from the Sudo family, is a place where you can feel the rich history of the area. “Hikoro” means “Light” in the local dialect. From the room, you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of each season, with Horoha Mountain in the background.
Here, you can enjoy some traditional activities such as cocoon art handcrafting, as well as visit the restored Edo-era samurai dwelling, Matsukasa Yashiki and the historical Silk Museum.
Period: All year
Hours: 1-2 hours (9:00-16:00 Closed Tuesday)
Participants: 1-80 people
Charge: 700 JPY – 1,200 JPY per person
Other: Charge varies depending on type of craft
Address: Hikoro-no-sato, Sakurazawa 442 Iriya, Minamisanriku-chō, Motoyoshi-gun, Miyagi Prefecture 986-0782
Tel: 0226-46-4310 Fax: 050-3044-1635