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Private Tour - Nostalgic Japan in Kawasaki with Indigo Dyeing Experience

Kawasaki, Japan
  • 3 to 4 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Get closer to traditional Japanese culture with this guided visit to the Kawasaki Folk House Museum, an open-air collection of homes built during the Edo Period. Your guide meets you at the train station and accompanies your museum visit, translating Japanese informational labels as needed. After you’ve seen the houses, take part in a traditional indigo ink dyeing workshop—and keep your dyed cloth as a souvenir.
  • A private, guided tour of the Kawasaki Folk House Museum
  • Dye your own cloth in a traditional indigo ink dyeing workshop
  • Travel with a guide who translates informational labels for you
  • Cancel up to 24 hours before the experience for a full refund
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What's Included

  • Tour Guide
  • Private Tour
  • Necessary expenses for the tour guide
  • Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
  • Money for food/drinks, souvenirs and extra activities for your own
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • The use of private van

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Mukogaoka-Yuen Station
    2098 Noborito, Tama Ward, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 214-0014, Japan

    Tour departs from The South Exit of the Odakyu Line, Mukogaoka-yuen Station. Your guide will be holding a sign of the otomo guide.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please come in comfortable clothing, as there are hills in the open・air museum, and the grounds are covered in gravel.
  • You may get ink on your clothes when experiencing indigo ink dyeing, so we recommend you wear something you don't mind getting a little messy.
  • Please bring a bag to take your dyed piece of cloth home in. It may still be wet!
  • The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. (Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 1000)
  • If you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Product code: 85886P91