Higeta Indigo Dyeing Studio
Popularly known as "Japan Blue，" indigo and its traditional dyeing methods are highly regarded around the world. The 200-year-old thatched house epitomizes Mashiko's townscape， and the 72 indigo vats arrayed inside are a sight to see. Both the building and the vats are registered as prefectural Tangible Cultural Properties."
|Address||Jonaizaka 1， Mashiko-machi， Haga-gun， Tochigi|
|Days Closed for Business||Monday (The next day for public holidays)|
|Map Code||39 177 252*45|
The eastern area is famous for its abundant flowers and traditional Mashiko pottery. Seasonal charms welcome tourists throughout the year with flowers such as cherry blossoms and wisterias in spring and some of the nation’s most beautiful autumn foliage.