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“Tatamiya Tatsuzo” Tatami Workshop was found in 1927 and is currently run by three generations. Its present owner is the fourth generation, who has a profound knowledge of Miyazu history and can provide lots of interesting local stories. From old times tatami mats have been used in Japanese houses, travel inns, shrines and temples, and you can observe the traditional way of making them as well as their healing and relaxing effect that is similar to the one you feel in the forest. You can also try making your own tatami coaster to bring back. In partnership with old buildings from Edo period; The Old Mikami Family House and Amanohasidate Ryokan SEIKIRO.


Learn about Tatami culture, the floor mats made of natural material Igusa rush using traditional techniques. The aroma of soft rush used for tatami making has a therapeutic and relaxing effect. Then enjoy the stroll along the old quarter of Miyazu and experience the exquisite atmosphere in a tatami room of one of the most successful old merchant houses from Edo period to feel the high class Japanese culture.


① Meet up with guide at Roadside Station Kyoto by the Sea MIYAZU or Miyazu Station
➁ Move to Tatami shop, shop observation and explanation
③ Tatami coasters making experience
④ Tour at The Old Mikami Family House or Amanohasidate Ryokan SEIKIRO
⑤ Dismiss at Roadside Station Kyoto by the Sea MIYAZU or Miyazu Station

★ Meeting/Dismissing Place:
Roadside Station Kyoto by the Sea MIYAZU or Miyazu Station

Adult 8,900 JPY, Child 4,450 JPY

* Price per person
* Included: Guide Fee, Experience Fee, Tatami coaster (1 per 1 pax), Tax
* Child: 12 years old or younger
* Infant: 0-6 years old, need to be accompanied by adult


Cancellation Policy : Two days prior to the tour: 50 %, The day before the tour: 100 %
Language : English, Japanese
Minimum Number of Participants : 2 pax
Maximum Number of Participants : 6 pax

Facility Information

Facility Name: Tatamiya Tatsuzo Tatami Workshop
Website: http://tatsunootoshigo.com/
Address: 1773 Sumiyoshi, Miyazu city, Kyoto pref
Business hours: 09:00 – 17:00
Closing days: Not Fixed
Wi-Fi(onboard): Not Available
Credit Card Payment: Not Available (Cash Only) 
Food Restriction: Request basis