The traditional dyeing technique Hamamatsu Chusen tour

Open year-round

  • Traditional Crafts
  • Japanese Culture

Chusen Some is a traditional dyeing of yukata which has been passed down since the mid-18th Century. Craftsmen who are deemed as cultural treasures are still actively working in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. In this tour, visitors can observe the authentic dyeing craftsmanship and experience the dyeing yourself at the factory.
1. Chusen factory tour
2. Dyeing experience
3. A dyed tenugui (Japanese towel) as a gift


Date & Time9:00~、10:30~、13:00~、14:30~
Required Time1 hour 30 minutes-3 hours depending on group size
Max. Number of Participants1-20 people
Prices1 person 24,000 yen, 2-5 people 12,000 yen, 6-20 people 40,000 yen (group rate 3,000 yen per person) *Workshop max. 10 people
LocationNihashi Dyeing Factory
Address138-14 Tokiwa-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
AccessBy train: 13 minute walk from JR Hamamatsu Station or 3 minute walk from Enshubyoin Station (Enshu Railway)
Foreign Language SupportEnglish and Chinese interpreters available.
Cancellation Policy7 Day to 4 Day Notice:¥3,000
3 Day Notice:20%
1 Day Notice:50%
Cancel on the day of the tour or fail to show:100%

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