Shirataka Town

Last Update

March 26, 2020


“A town where tradition lives”

In the heart of Yamagata is a town where traditional crafts passed down from generation to generation still lives on today – Shirataka Town.

The above video gives an introduction to some of the crafts continuing on even today including Washi Japanese Paper, textiles, and Miyamayayaki Ceramics.

Enjoy the beautiful scenes of art being made.

If you’d like to try these crafts for yourself there are many activities waiting for you in Shirataka Town.


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