Kawamata takes pride in not only its silk textiles but also its simple yet artisanal handicrafts, delicious milk and dairy products nurtured by Mother Nature, and Kawamata chamois, which is very healthy with high protein, low calorie, and low fat. It is also home to a wide range of other brand products that make the most of the town’s unique characteristics, further enriching the “Town of Silk”.
Kawamata Silk Pier, opened in 1992, introduces, exhibits, and sells many of Kawamata’s famous products.


Address13-1 Higashi, Tsurusawa, Kawamata-machi, Date-gun, Fukushima 960-1406  
Phone numberManaged by the Kawamata Town Industry Division 024-566-2111
Operated by the Kawamata Agricultural Promotion Corporation 024-566-5253
Opening Hours9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (in some cases until 5:00 p.m.)

Dining Shamoll

Opening Hours 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Menu Oyakodon Rice with Top-Grade Seared Chicken ¥1,550
  Shamo-nabe Set Meal ¥1,620


Places Around to Visit

Mt. Hanazuka, the northmost mountain where you can see Mt. Fuji

Mt. Hanazuka is the highest mountain which spans over both Kawamata and Iitate with great significance to the towns. From the summit, you can see not only the Azuma-Adatara Mountains but also Mt. Fuji at a distance of 308 km away.

Kawamata Town-designated natural monument: Komazakura cherry tree in Akiyama

This large blooming Edohigan sakura tree is located on a hill with a good view and is 500 years old. It has been consistently rated as one of the best cherry trees in Fukushima by the Association of Amateur Photographers Who Love Cherry Blossoms, a group of photography enthusiasts in Fukushima.