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Excursion 'Oshima Tsumugi Traditional Crafts and Black Sugar'

Description

In this tour, you will visit unique nature and culture of Amami Oshima Island. With its unique formation of landscape, Amami is called to be as "Orient Galapagos". Ayamaru Cape is one of the Top 10 famous views in Amami. Beatiful coastal line of coral reefs can be seen from its viewpoint. Tsumugi is a traditional crafting that has been inheritad over 200 years. The process of making Tsumugi is comlex. The fabric is soaked in a mixture of lime water and dye from the sharinbai plant, then soaked and kneaded countless times in rice-field mud before being boiled in colored water, which turns the rough fabric a rusty color. Oshima Tsumugi Mura Village is to showcase making of Tsumugi and be able to experiece its complex process. In Omami Oshima Brewary (Black Sugar Shochu Brewary), you can experience one of the kind shochu in Japan. Black Sugar Shochu is originated in Amami and it has awarded with gold at monde selection.

When would you like to leave?
Adult US$ 73.00
Child (3-13 old) US$ 54.75
Length 4 hours approximately
Level Easy Easy
Type Sightseeing Sightseeing
Eco Natural Trail Eco Natural Trail
Recommended for families Recommended for families
 
What you need to know

Space is limited, so please reserve early.