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Sakata Yume-no-Kura さかたゆめのくら
Tourist Foothold in Sakata: “Sankyo Soko”
2 buildings of Sankyo Soko, still on active duty as grain warehouse and known as a symbol of Shonai which is one of the famous rice-growing areas in the nation, were renovated and came back to life as tourist facilities in 2004.
Wide selection of Sakata’s souvenirs, light meals, and restaurant are available inside.
In the museum, introduction of Sakata’s history and Kame-Kasaboko [decorated umbrella used for traditional festival] are on exhibit.
Please take a look at Sakata’s souvenirs while taking photos along the boulevard of Japanese zelkova trees at Sankyo Soko.

[Hana-no-Yakata Exhibition Guide]

Holding exhibition excellent sake field folkcraft "skill exhibition of artisan"
Display period from Saturday, June 2 to Monday, July 9
Public time from 9:00 to 18:00
Closed Day: No fixed holiday during the Display Period
Admission    Free

Sakata was known as Sado, production center of the Japan's three biggest ship chest along with Mikuni from the Edo era and produced superior woodwork. We gather up people who work as cabinetmaker (shine, and do) in the city to succeed to the technique and establish "Sakata woodwork club" in 1952, and we form organization more as "meeting of Sakata folkcraft artisan" in 2002, and member work together in competition for "manufacturing" with characteristic using local wood every day.

 Seaweed-patterned lacquering is delicate and, in hall of bloom, performs display, spot sale of industrial art object with warmth including light hill carving, member of a group work.
 Traditional heart and many skill that breathed, and were inherited by Minato, Sakata. Please see "the skill of artisan" of craftsmen of Sakata by all means.

※"Hana-no-Yakata" Dolls created by doll maker Jusaburo Tsujimura
   have been moved from “Hana-no-Yakata” to Sanno Club since January, 2012.

  • Name Sakata Yume-no-Kura
  • Location 1-1-20 Sankyo-machi, Sakata-shi
  • Phone number 0234-22-1223
  • Business Hours 9:00-18:00
  • Closed January 1
  • Access From JR Sakata Station: about 5 min by car
    From Sakata Interchange of Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway: about 15 min by car
  • Parking lot 27 lots for ordinary vehicle
    3 lots for large vehicle
  • Contact information Sakata Tourism and Product Association
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[Last updated] May 27, 2018
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