Tourist facility

Iga Kumihimo Braiding Center/ Kumihimo (Braided Cord) Making Experience

In the old days, kumihimo was used as a decorative cord to beautify swords and to connect intricate pieces of armors.
Today, it is used for “obijime”, a code to be tied around obi (sash) for kimono.
Varieties of kumihimo are available, colorful kumihimo braids with threads in many different colors, because and it is reminiscent Japanese tradition, a perfect gift.
The Iga Kumihimo Braiding Center exhibits traditional Iga Kumihimo Braiding crafts.
There are experience classes where key holders and bracelets can be made.
Entry fee is free, but experience class is require charge.
(Published on November 5, 2017)


Phone +81 595 23 8038 Fax +81 595 24 1015
Address 116-2, Ueno Marunochi, Iga-shi, Mie, 518-0873, Japan
Official website
Opening hours 9:00 ~ 17:00
Closed Mondays except holidays and December 29 - January 3
Admission fee Adults (Braiding Experience): 1100 yen
Baby stroller rentals Not available
Nursing room Not available
Staffs speak foreign language Not available
Credit cards acceptance No
Internet access Wifi Not available
Free Wifi / Charged

Parkings <Available>

Parkings Available/Not available Available

Building <Available>

Building [1]
Entrance 1 Ramp Fixed ramp


Elevator [1] The door opening width 79cm
The internal elevator dimensions Width:140 cm Depth:135 cm

Wheelchair lavatory <Available>

Wheelchair lavatory [1] Lavatory door Opening width( 83 cm )Bumps( 0 cm )
Dimensions of the lavatory ( 200 cm ) × ( 200 cm ) toward toilet
Grab bars ● Right side toward toilet:
● Left side toward toilet:
Ostomate facility Not available
Multipurpose bed Not available
Instruction booklet in foreign language Not available

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