La Casta Natural Healing Garden
This “Healing & Beauty” healing garden encourages a natural lifestyle. The on-site “handmade fragrance workshop experience” with the theme of “the healing life force of plants” allows you to create your own original aromatherapy products. (Must be reserved a day in advance)
Admission should also be booked a day in advance.
|Admission||1,000 yen||Hours||10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (in April, October, and November)|
10 a.m. to 5 p.m (during May thru September)
|Location||See Google Map||Closed on||Wednesdays (open on Wednesday if a national holiday, and closed on the following day), and in winter (during mid-November thru mid-April)|
* The Garden Cosmetic Shop is open even during the winter season.
Omachi Folk Museum
This museum exhibits important cultural properties of Omachi, including pottery dating from the prehistoric period to the 16th century that was excavated in Omachi, and materials related to paper making, which was the main industry in the area from the 17th century until the 1950s.
|Admission||Free||Hours||8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Location||See Google Map||Closed on||Mondays and from December 29 to January 3|
Asanoyakata (House of Hemp)
The name of the district “Miasa” literally means “beautiful hemp”, indicating that hemp plants were grown in the area.
This museum displays photos and documents relating to the cultivation and transportation of the hemp crop.
By reservation, it is also possible to experience making soba (buckwheat noodles).
|Admission||200 yen||Hours||11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
|Location||See Google Map||Closed on||Thursdays and around the New Year’s Day|
The Former Nakamura Family Residence, an Important Cultural Property
The main house was constructed in 1698, making it one of the oldest houses in the prefecture. It is a very valuable building, conveying the appearance of rural residences at that time.
|Admission||300 yen||Hours||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (final admission 4:30 p.m.)|
|Location||See Google Map||Closed on||Mondays & Tuesdays (open on Monday or Tuesday if a national holiday, and instead closed on the next day and the day after), and during December thru March|