Around Kanazawa

Kaga Yuzen Silk Dying

Kaga Yuzen Silk Dying

Ever wondered at the beautiful colors and florals on Japanese silk? Around Kanazawa, you can see and experience the traditional silk dying craft of Kaga Yuzen.

In Kanazawa, you can swing by the Kaga Yuzen Museum just across the street from Kenroku Garden where you can try your hand at silk dying, tour the museum, or just buy some souvenirs.





The main museum contains stunning examples of the Kaga Yuzen style on kimono, obi, and even guitars. In the back of the museum is an explanatory video of how silks are dyed and treated, and there’s even an area to try on kimono!


Places to see and learn about Kaga Yuzen:


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