Aizome [Indigo Dye]

One-day Experience - Aomori-city,Hirosaki-city,Goshogawara-city

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Aizome, with characteristic vividness, has been loved from old days in Japan. Aomori-made “Aomori Ai” is produced by original method using local and organic aiba. Aizome’s color is vivid and not fades easily, and also its antibiotic action and odor-resistant nature are superior, so its function is also drawing attention. Because of its high quality, it was used for spaceship clothing of Space Shuttle Discovery. There are the places where visitors can tour round and purchase the product of “Aomori Ai”, also some are offering workshop for dyeing. Touching heart of Aizome by traditional technic, why don’t you try to make your own? Hands-on experience of Aizome is available for anyone under instruction by professional.

Goshogawara City

Inishie-no-ai Inc.
[Reservation required]

Address
81 Iizume-fukuizumi, Goshogawara-shi, Aomori
Tel
0173-37-3311
Hours
10:00 – 15:00(Closed on Wednesday, to be reviewed)
Admission
¥1,000 for a handkerchief [¥800 each in case of group of more than 10]
Fixed numer
Under 40 persons
Time
1 hour

Hirosaki City

Tsugaru Tennen Aizome Kenkyu-kai, Marutomi Kawasaki Some Kojo
Marutomi Kawasaki Some Kojo (Japanese)

Address
63 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori 036-8332
Tel
0172-35-6552
Hours
9:00 – 17:00
Admission
¥900 for a handkerchief
Fixed numer
25 persons
Time
60 min and more
Web site
(Japanese) http://kawasaki-somekojo.com/

Tsugaru-han Neputa Mura

Address
61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori 036-8332
Tel
0172-39-1511
Hours
9:00 – 17:00
Admission
¥1,000[including tax]
Fixed numer
25 persons
Time
60 min.
Web site
(Japanese) http://www.neputamura.com/index.html

Aomori City

Michi-no-Eki “Namioka”

Address
2-3 Aza-nojiri, Oaza-megasawa, Namioka, Aomori-city, Aomori 038-1331
Tel
0172-62-1170
Fax
0172-62-1171
Hours
10:00 – 16:00 [Closed on Tuesday]
*Application for workshop is available by 15:00
Admission
¥900 for a handkerchief (45cm×45cm)
Time
1 hour
Web site
(Japanese) http://www.applehill.co.jp/exp/index.asp

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