Amaminosato - Kusaki-zome (dyeing fabrics with plant dye) experience

Try making original handkerchiefs and shawls with dye made from the "Tree of Happiness"

You can make yellow handkerchiefs and shawls with dye from the Fukugi tree, known as the ""Tree of Happiness"" on Amami Oshima. Your original shawl, the only one of its kind in the world, will become a special keepsake.
You can bring your completed work back with you on the same day. The handkerchiefs and shawls are provided.

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Basic Information

Meeting place Amaminosato
Address of the meeting place 1-8-1 Nanei, Kagoshima City
Access to the meeting place ・20 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station to Taniyama Station by JR train, followed by 15-minute walk (about 5-minute drive)
・30 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station to Taniyama Station by Kagoshima City Tram, followed by 20-minute walk (about 5-minute drive)
Required time Handkerchief: About 40-50 minutes
Shawl: About 60 minutes
Min. number of participants 1
Max. number of participants Handkerchief: Up to 40 people
Shawl: Up to 10 people
Restrictions 5 years or older
Event fees Plant-dyed handkerchief experience (Includes admission ticket): 1,546 yen (1,700 yen with tax)
Plant-dyed shawl experience (Includes admission ticket): 3,636 yen (4,000 yen with tax)
In case of rain or bad weather Available on rainy days
Reservations Required
How to make a reservation Online/Phone
Time span for accepting a reservation Up to 3 days before
Address 891-0122 鹿児島県鹿児島市南栄1丁目8番1号
Address(English) 1-8-1 Nanei, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Open 9:30am–3:30pm (Last admission 2:30pm)
Season Year round
Telephone Number 099-268-0331
Links Official website of Amaminosato


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