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  3. Yonezawa Photo Gallery

Try your hand at painting one of Yonezawa’s traditional crafts, the otaka poppo, here! Passed down for over a thousand years, this figure is made from wood in the shape of a hawk.


Location Information

Facility Name
5742-1 Sasanohonchō Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-1445
Phone Number
https://you-zan.jp (Japanese only)
Opening Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Regular Closed Day
10 spaces
English Support
Not available
Activity Details
Paint a traditional otaka poppo wooden craft.
Activity Fee
Small figures: 1,000 yen
Large figures: 1,200 yen
Interested parties must call to book a reservation for the activity