One of the characters of nature in Oirase Stream is cryptogams plant such as “koke (moss)”. When you watch carefully tiny things of nature, you might understand origin and structure of the woods. Moss is part of Oirase Stream’s scenery and moss watching with a loupe provides you the microscopic world of nature that you have never seen before.
There is a studio selling and offering hands-on class of koke-dama (moss ball) using moss and fern. At the studio you can experience to make koke-dama or buy “koke-dama” work made by the owner.
Oirase Moss Ball Kobo
|Address||183 Tochikubo, Okuse, Towada-shi, Aomori 034-0301|
|Address||NPO Oirase Shizen Kanko Shigen Kenkyu Kai, 53-7 Nishi-jyuichibancyo, Towada-shi, Aomori 034-0095|
|Period||Dates: Scheduled dates during May through October.
*For more detail, please contact to NPO Oirase Shizen Kanko Shigen Kenkyu Kai
|Price||¥1,000 for adults, ¥500 for elementary school students
|URL||OIKEN (NPO Oirase Shizen Kanko Shigen Kenkyu Kai) (Japanese)|