Watanabe Indigo Dyehouse

#Gujo Hachiman

Traditional indigo dye and carp streamer.

A long-established store that has preserved the traditional indigo dyeing for over 400 years since Edo era. Indigo dying pots which are still in use are lined up at the storefront, and natural indigo is fermented here. Shoai, which has been dyed many times, is also called "Japan Blue" and has been highly evaluated overseas. Shop curtains, tapestries, table runners, bags, clothing, stoles and other indigo-dyed products and carp streamers are lined up inside the shop.

Basic Information

501-4222 Hachiman-cho, Gujo-shiShimadani 737 
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Gujo Hachiman Interchange5 minutes
Public transportation
5 minutes walk from Jokamachi Plaza of Gifu Bus Express Hachiman Line
Parking lots
Ordinary car only parking lot, 1 lot available (Free of charge)
Telephone Number
Opening hours
10:00 - 17:00
Please check by phone before you come.
Regular holiday
Irregular holiday
Official Web site

Facility service


Not support

For those with small children

  • Nursing room
  • Diaper changing table
  • kids space

Barrier-free service

  • Wheelchair-accessible toilets
  • Ramp/elevator installed
  • omoiyari parking lot

For those with pets

  • Pets allowed
  • Space for pets available
  • Can be accompanied by a carry-on bag

Services for International Visitors

  • Foreign Language Menu
    ( English / Simplified Chinese / Chinese / Korean )
  • Foreign language customer service
    ( English / Chinese / Cantonese / Korean )
  • Ingredient details in foreign language
    ( English /Simplified Chinese / Chinese /Korean )

Cashless support

  • Credit card
    ( VISA / MASTER / JCB / AMEX / Diners / Union Pay )
  • Electronic payment

A cultural property designdated indigo dyeing factory.

The store is filled with indigo pots since Edo period. You can feel the atmosphere of dyeing factory at that time. Many hand-dyed works are lined up. You can feel the depth of indigo and the vivid color is amazing.

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