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Join a Japanese Pottery Class in Tokyo

Try Japanese deep culture with pottery classes at Tokyo.Uzumako Ceramic art school is located just around 6 minutes from Mita station (Mita line) in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00 USD
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Herbarium Bottle Making Workshop in Tokyo

Japanese flower-arranging is a time-honored tradition, and herbariums are the newest—and trendiest—form to learn. Make your own bottled flower display during this relaxing, hands-on workshop, located in the heart of cutting-edge Jiyugaoka. Choose your own colorful blossoms and get two complimentary glass bottles to fill with blooming designs. Upgrade to add a scented perfume to your bottle, and enjoy a post-workshop cup of tea.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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$80.00 USD
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Tokyo Ikebana, Japanese Traditional Flower Arrangement Experience

With this plan you can experience Japanese traditional ikebana (flower arrangement) located in the sacred place for subcultures Nakano only 10 min. from JR Shinjuku station.Among the many schools of ikebana, this classroom cherishes the sensitivity of living beings and also arranging flowers with your own free interpretation. All the flowers, vase, and tools can be used free of charge.  Feel free to join the experience empty-handed.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
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$42.00 USD
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$42.00 USD
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Custom Made Jade Carvings and Jade Carving Workshop

Take a break from hectic city life for a day with this jade carving experience in Tokyo. In a small group of no more than five people, you can design your own piece of jade then observe as a jade carver and jade sculptor with over 38 years of experience carefully carves your unique design into a stone of your choice. Later, it's hands on as you do all the hand finishing work yourself and transform your design into your very own work of art.
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.00 USD
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$104.00 USD
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Experience flower arrangement in Tokyo

Learn the art of Japanese flower arrangement during this hands-on class. Along with taiko drumming and tea ceremonies, ikebana, the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, is a cornerstone tradition in the culture. Taking cues from Buddhist principles, the art form is typically done in silence in order to meditate on the beauty of nature. In the class, you will be able to select flowers and a vase and try ikebana on your own.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$54.00 USD
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Traditional Japanese Culture, Kado -Flower Arrangement Experience- in Chiba

If you want to learn about Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement, there can be no better place than Ikebono, the oldest and largest school of Ikebana, founded in the 15th century. Led by a professional flower arranger, the lesson introduces you to flower arranging techniques and, after watching a demonstration, you get hands on experience doing it yourself. At the end, you can take your arrangement home with you.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$43.00 USD
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Mini Daruma Doll Craft Workshop in Chofu, Tokyo

Craft your own miniature wishing doll during this fun daruma workshop. Learn about these traditional Japanese good luck charms—a round-shaped doll modeled on the Zen Buddhism’s founder, Bodhidharma—and create your own at a beautiful Jindaiji Temple. Carefully select the doll’s colors and a cloth for the daruma’s meditation cushion. Enjoy Japanese tea and snacks—they’re included in the workshop—and take your doll home in a drawstring bag.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00 USD
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Scented Omamori Charm Making Workshop at Gionji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and join this 1-hour workshop to make your original scented omamori, a Japanese lucky charm, at a quiet temple surrounded by nature. This is an intimate small group experience led by the wife of the head priest of Gionji, a temple in Tokyo's Chofu City with more than 1000 years of history. Blend different kinds of incense to make your favorite scent and create an omamori bag that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. You can either make one for yourself, or for someone you love and give it to them as a heartfelt gift.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00 USD
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Tsugaru shamisen, Koto and Okinawa sanshin Activity in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Discover a new side of Japanese culture with this music-focused experience in Tokyo. Learn about traditional Japanese instruments including the Tsugaru shamisen and the Okinawa sanshin. Listen to a live performance by the lecturer, a professional musician.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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$48.00 USD
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Experience Burner glasswork activity in Tokyo

Travelers looking for a fun indoor activity can look no further than this glass bead-making class. An instructor specializing in traditional Japanese glass-making helps you burn glass to create your own patterned beads in about an hour. Plus, travelers with families can have children who are ten years old or above participate with them.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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$33.00 USD
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Rattan Weaving Experience in Saitama

Learn about the craft of rattan weaving during this workshop in Saitama. Travel outside the heart of central Tokyo by train to try your hand at weaving a pair of rattan coasters. Get advice from a guide including step-by-step instructions. No prior experience is necessary. Browse the rattan shop after the workshop for expertly crafted pieces.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00 USD
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Tokyo Washi Art, Draw a Picture by Japanese Paper at a countryside

【OUTLINE】A new style of paper making that fits the urban lifestyle---KAMISUKI. You can experience a series of creating washi art, from preparing raw materials for paper to painting a picture without a brush. You will pour colored kozo (mulberry) fibers into a string-framed mold and create a picture. From children to adults---everyone can enjoy this new style of kamisuki.【Highlights】・You will experience a real Japanese paper making from raw materials, kozo, in the rich natural surroundings located in Nishitama・A professional Japanese paper maker will teach you a new technique of paper making different from existing methods・With an ample imagination, you will create your original washi art・You can draw a unique picture using the paper making method, without a brush・You can create a colorful washi paper by pouring colored kozo (mulberry) fibers into the frame.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$68.00 USD
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$68.00 USD
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Ceramic Teacup Designing Experience in Saitama

First of all, please check Instagram: #wasabijppottery #wasabijpwe are  "wasabi experience project"This project provides Japan's carefully selected superb experiences.Engage in a fun, creative activity at a craft studio in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, where many artists and craftspeople flock to work on their creations. Fire up your imagination and create your own original Japanese-style tea bowl by engraving patterns and pressing various molds on the surface of a pre-shaped tea bowl. After the crafting session, enjoy some snacks with tea served in tea bowls masterfully crafted by our talented instructors. This is a perfect introduction to the world of ceramic art for beginners as all of our instructors are award-winning female potters who will guide you through every step of the process.
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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$50.00 USD
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Japanese taiko drum performance and trial at WeBase Hakata Community Hostel

With this experience you will be able to play the Taiko (Japanese drum) and wear a Happi (traditional attire for workmen) and look and play the part of a Japanese drummer. You will be taught by the local Taiko group, the Turtle which is based in Fukuoka Prefecture, this group is known to perform at different venues, events, and temples as well. You will learn from the best and the end of this experience you will come out playing the taiko drum like a Japanese drummer.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00 USD
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$78.00 USD
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Ikebana Experience- Japanese traditional floral art Let's touch authentic Japan!

Will create a fundamental traditional flower style of Sogetsu school with a gentle guide of a professional teacher. Face to flowers, talk to flowers and talk to yourself in a authentic Tatami room. The place is a Ryokan( Japanese Inn) that has 60 years history and you can enjoy the beautiful retro architecture as well as Ikebana. After your creative time, you will enjoy a cup of green tea and Japanese confection together and appreciate your work. After Ikebana experience, a staff of Ryokan will show you a beautiful architecture and you can enjoy a mini-tour of Ryokan. Let's take a beautiful photo in like a movie settings.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$83.00 USD
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$83.00 USD
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Ceramic Plate Creating Workshop in Saitama

First of all, please check Instagram: #wasabijppottery #wasabijpwe are  "wasabi experience project"This project provides Japan's carefully selected superb experiences.Try your hand at ceramic art in this 2-hour workshop at a craft studio in Kawaguchi City, Saitama, where many artists and craftspeople flock to work on their creations. Create your original ceramic plate by shaping a clay slab on which you can freely engrave patterns and press various molds to express your imagination. After the crafting session, enjoy some snacks with tea served in teacups masterfully crafted by our talented instructors. This is a perfect introduction to the world of ceramic art for beginners as all of our instructors are award-winning female potters who will guide you through every step of the process.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$50.00 USD
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Kintsugi - Learn the Art of Golden pottery repair

In this workshop, you'll learn the philosophical art of Kintsugi – repairing broken pottery with gold. You'll be learning from a master with over 50 years experience, who will explain history and techniques behind this poignant art. You'll learn to mend your own pottery, and get to take your masterpiece home too! Let us know if you'd like to bring your own pottery, otherwise the master will provide one for you.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$148.00 USD
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$148.00 USD
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Washi Paper Making Experience in Saitama

First of all, please check Instagram: #wasabijpwashi #wasabijpWashi is traditional Japanese paper made with unique tesuki techniques, a manual process of producing paper using fibers of the kozo tree(paper mulberry). In this workshop, you can experience the time-honored tesuki washi making techniques and make your own washi paper with step-by-step instructions from a seasoned washi craftsman. Our washi paper exclusively uses natural materials indigenous to Japan, which lends a rustic and warm charm to it. Enjoy the unique experience and bring your handmade washi  home as a memento of your trip to Japan.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00 USD
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$60.00 USD
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Make your own kitchen knife with a master blacksmith in Shimanto

How about experiencing traditional Japanese craft culture through "Kaji"? In a contemporary society that emphasizes digital networks, analog techniques such as smithing technology's "Handicraft" and "Intuition" have become far from everyday life. This activity will offer you the opportunity to make a Japanese-style knife in the atelier of a master blacksmith.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00 USD
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$139.00 USD
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Tokyo Countryside Gomafuda, Wooden Charm Making Experience

Let's make a lucky charm with your wish, the experience only available in Hinode-machi!Japan has lucky charms named "Gomafuda," a wooden board with a prayer that one's heartfelt wish will come true.  Hinode-machi is surrounded by the mountains and its main industries are forestry and woodworking. The town ranks first in the production of gomafuda and soboba (stupa), which have been produced since the Edo period (1603-1868).  Why not make your gomafuda, traditional Japanese culture from the Edo era, containing your wish?After the experience, you can buy "smoked cheese" (648yen) which is a specialty of Hinode-machi.  Please try it.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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$38.00 USD
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Wagashi Sweets Making and Tea Ceremony Experience at Gionjij Temple in Tokyo

Immerse yourself in the culture of tea ceremony at a serene Tokyo temple. Enjoy the hands-on experience of learning wagashi making (traditional Japanese sweets) and preparing matcha (specialty green tea) with an expert guide. Participate in a tea ceremony led by a head priest. An experience for those who prefer to do as well as see.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00 USD
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$100.00 USD
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Tokyo Japanese Culture of Somemono, Dyeing a Stole using Eco Friendly Method

Enjoy the traditional Japanese craft of [Somemono]. Won't you enjoy the Japanese craft of somemono? This time you can make a stole , a an object that is very popular in Japan. Turn it for example into a motif of natural flowers and leaves, somemono can change depending on the way how it is made. In this experience you will use a cutting-edge experience called [Sachisome] where you do not use fire or water. Please try this special experience with teachers that will teach you everything about the Japanese culture of somemono.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$39.00 USD
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$39.00 USD
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Custom Made Jade Carvings

Want to purchase your very own Designed Wearable Jade Carving.  Design and then watch as your Design is drawn onto the stone color you selected, then see your Special Design take shape as Gordon carves your design into Reality, and is then Hand Polished to Perfection.  You go home with a Special Treasure that you personally saw created from the Jade Stone which will last a Lifetime Allow at least 6 to 9 hours for this Activity.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$231.00 USD
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$231.00 USD
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Tokyo Create a Traditional Japanese Paper, Washi LED Candle in the Countryside

【Outline】A new style of paper making that fits the contemporary lifestyle---KAMISUKI. Kamisuki is a method of paper making which you lay kozo bark fibers side-by-side and wait for them to dry up and become a paper. Based on that traditional method, a method called “paper making with a towel” was invented. Copying down the pile fabric of a towel to the paper, a distinct designed washi (Japanese paper) can be made. In this plan, you will make a small-sized LED washi candle using the towel washi paper.【Highlights】You will experience a real Japanese paper making from raw materials, kozo, in the rich natural surroundings located in NishitamaA professional Japanese paper maker will coach you as an instructorA unique method of paper making with a towelYou can make a stylish lamp shade with towel washi paperWashi candle created combining the lamp shade with a small LED lamp can be taken home on the very day.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$81.00 USD
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$81.00 USD
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