Ochatsubo do-chu

This Ochatsubo Dochu is a re-creation of the historical Edo period practice of preparing to bring the first pick of Uji tea for the Tokugawa shoguns by gathering the tea in Yamura to age for one summer before transport. Stands selling fresh locally grown vegetables and other goods are also popular attractions during the event.

AREA
Tsuru
FEES
Free
PHONE NUMBER
0554-43-1111 (Tsuru Tourism Association)
ADDRESS
Yamura First Elementary School
1-1-2 Kamiya, Tsuru City, Yamanashi Prefecture
ACCESS
Transfer to the Fujikyu Railway at JR Otsuki Station and get off at Yamuramachi Station. It's a 5-minute walk from there to the venue.
EVENT DATE
End of October
ENGLISH SUPPORT
not available
Wi-Fi
not available
RELATED SITE URL
http://sangyou.tsuru-kankou.com/?cat=5