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This travel guide is full of the charm and sights of Okinawa, a trendy distination right now.
Based on three different travel themes, a variety of spots have been carefully selected to allow you to customize your trip to suit your own style of travel.

Bashofu – The oldest weaving craft in Okinawa

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Bashofu is a weaving craft boasting the longest history in Okinawa and uses thread made from fiber plants. Kijoka, Ogimi village is long renowned for making bashofu cloth. Bashofu is nationally designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property and the weaver Toshiko Taira has been recognized as a Living National Treasure. You can see how it is made inside the gallery where bashofu items are also available for purchase.

Ogimi Village Bashofu Hall

Address: 454 Kijoka, Ogimi-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
Website: www.bashofu.jp
Hours: 10am to 5pm
Closed: Sun

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