The history of dolls and culture in the Iwatsuki area.
Come take a trip through time as you explore the incredible nature and history of Iwatsuki. This area is traditionally known for doll making, which is one of the most delicate arts in the history of Japanese craftsmanship. Seeing the fine details and care that went into making the dolls will give you a new appreciation for the Japanese attention to detail. This is a great course to get a traditional view of Japan and is very close to Omiya station!
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