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Akiu Crafts Park in Miyagi

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Follow AritvChannel to Akiu Craft Park, where nine of Miyagi Prefecture's most celebrated handicrafts are brought together to be experienced hands-on.

Try your hand at making a traditional wooden kokeshi doll, a carved wooden key holder, laquerware chopsticks, a wooden spinning top, or a hand-dyed indigo handkerchief. All of these techniques are taught by local craftspeople looking to share and pass on their traditions.