Another place to visit in Takaoka, a casting town, is “Shimatani Syou･･･
It is a 30-minute drive south of Kofu station and a 40-minute train ride south of Ichikawa-Misato-machi.
This is a famous place for Washi from the Heian period.
There were 200 paper mills at its peak, but there is only one factory for handmade washi.
In the Toyokawa paper factory, which protects such a valuable tradition, you can feel the charm of beautiful and delicate washi paper through the experience.experience Vol.2 2019/06/18