Lucky charms with spinning eyes Yanagawa-dako (Yanagawa Kites)

”Yanagawa-dako” (Yanagawa Kites) are a folk craft that has been passed down since the Edo period in Yanagawa City, and they are also used as lucky charms for the New Year.
There are 7 types of Yanagawa-dako, and they are made with Japanese paper and bamboo. The most popular type is the ”Megaeshi-men” which is a trick kite that has eyes that spin when wind hits the kite. They are also called ”Kintoki-dako” because they resemble a red-faced Kintoki.

Address 832-0077 86 Chikushimachi, Yanagawa City
Contact Tel:0944-72-5123 
Creator: Nobuyoshi Sakata
Area Chikugo Area
Genre Crafts (Products and Specialties)

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