Road Station “Taira”, Gokayama Washi-no-Sato 道の駅たいら 五箇山和紙の里

Taira road station packed with experiences and attractions

If you come to Gokayama, you really must experience making washi (Japanese paper). Even if you are by yourself, you can make your own postcard, fan or bookmark without having to book ahead. The Taira road station sells washi stationery, small gifts and local specialities, such as Gokayama tofu. It also serves seasonal food and has a coffee shop. Other facilities include a Traditional Papercraft Museum and the Taira Village Museum, allowing you to interact with the traditional industry and history of Gokayama and giving you loads of things for you to do and see.

Tonami / Gokayama
Attractions Craft Workshops Regional Cuisine Crafts Food Products


Address 939-1905 富山県南砺市東中江215 
Telephone Number 0763-66-2403
Fax Number 0763-66-2250
Opening Times 9:00-17:00
Closed December 29th – January 3rd
Prices Adults 200 yen (Group 150 yen), junior high school and primary school students 150 (Group 100 yen), group discounts for groups of 20 or more.
* Ticket gives admission to all buildings in Gokayama Washi-no-Sato).
Papermaking price: 600-1,200 yen
Car Park 30 cars
Cost of parking:Free
Getting There 20 minutes by car from the Gokayama Interchange on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway (via National Road No. 156)

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