Another place to visit in Takaoka, a casting town, is “Shimatani Syou･･･
Magewappa is a cylindrical box made by bending thin plates such as cedar and cypress.
It is a traditional craft from all over Japan, and the name and taste are various, such as the music of the beaba in Fujisaki-cho, Aomori Prefecture, the Igawa Menpa in Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, and the hakata music of the cedar of Fukuoka Prefecture.
Among them, “Oodate Magewappa”, which protects techniques transmitted from the Edo period, is the only traditional craft designated by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Located about a 5-minute drive from Oodate Station, Oodate Kougeisha is a popular experience of making “Oodatema Magewappa”.experience Vol.7 2019/09/17