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Marvel at the sight of Japanese craftsmanship and machinery. Venture into the industry of cars, textiles, food replicas, ceramics, or explore the ‘sweetest' factory in Japan! Get down to the nitty-gritty of how cars are made; learn about the involved technology, machinery, and history. Do you fancy the food replicas displayed at restaurants? Wonder no more and find out how such realistic replicas are made and create one with your kids! Gain insider knowledge of how bone ceramics are moulded and get to paint one to commemorate the experience. If you have a sweet tooth, explore the halls of Hokkaido's famously delicious omiyage and make your own Shiroi Koibito cookies! Whatever your family's cup of tea is, a whole lot of fun and learning is on the other side of Japan's industries.
Find out why Japan is known for its intricate and meticulous craftsmanship worldwide. Meet master craftsmen who dedicate their whole lives to perfect their craft and learn from them firsthand. Get your kids busy through a screen-printing workshop where they can craft on tote bags and Japanese traditional towels, popularly known as tenugui, using traditional patterns. Be enchanted by Nagasaki's gorgeous glassworks called vidro and watch how artisans craft it through glassblowing. Pique your curiosity in the different shapes and sizes of Japanese traditional parquetry. These experiences will surely bring out your artistic self and inspire kids' creativity.