Souvenirs
Gokayama tofu
Gokayama tofu
Gokayama Tofu is made with crystal-clear water and locally grown soybeans and is characterized by its hardness. It is firm enough to be bound with a straw rope for carrying and is also good for sashimi tofu, cold tofu, or baked and coated with miso paste.

Mizukami Tofu Shop  TEL: 0763-66-2447
Iwasaki Tofu Shop   TEL: 0763-66-2423
Kihei Shoten      TEL: 0763-66-2234
Yamamoto Tofu Shop TEL: 0763-67-3171
Nekonokura Kobo   TEL: 0763-66-2678
Red Turnip
Red Turnip
Pickled red turnips are a preserved winter food in Gokayama. The bright color and great taste are loved by people of all ages. Mildly salted, sweetened, and soured turnips go well with cooked rice and alcohol. Pickled turnips packed in a gift container are also available at souvenier shops.

Nanto Sansai Kakojo  TEL: 0763-67-3443
Myoga (Japanese Ginger)
Myoga (Japanese Ginger)
Gassho Myoga is locally grown without using fertilizer. Myoga relish is essential for cold soba-noodles or cold tofu in the summer.

JA Nanto  TEL: 0763-62-0201
Gokayama Washi Paper
Gokayama Washi Paper
Gokayama washi papermaking has been handed down by the locals, a peoples with strong and resilient spirits as they endure the harsh climate with heavy snowfall as high as 2 meters in winter. Gokayama Washi paper, collectively called Ecchu Washi, was designated as a traditional craft by the government of Japan in 1988. Washi paper made only with paper mulberry has a graceful appearance and has been used by many famous artists and calligraphers.

Gokayama Washi-no-Sato  TEL: 0763-66-2223
Gokayama Washi   TEL: 0763-66-2016
Higashi-nakae Washi Kako Seisan Kumiai 
TEL: 0763-66-2420
Sasara
Sasara
Sasara is a percussion instrument used in the old folk song Kokiriko. We produce old-style music instruments, which are rarely seen in Japan, such as bamboo instruments and the bo-zasara used in Kokiriko

Kokiriko Mingei  TEL: 0763-66-2312
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