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Mansagama-pottery wheel experience-

Mansagama-pottery wheel experience-

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Why don’t you make your own unique souvenir of Kyoto. For yourself, for your loved ones, you can make personalized cup or bowl. And you can choose the color you like. We’ll bake your work. It takes about 3weeks. But don’t worry, we’ll ship it to your doorstep.your work will pleasantly surprise you and remind you of your travel.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.75
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Japanese Tea Ceremony (Group session)

Japanese Tea Ceremony (Group session)

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The Japanese Tea Ceremony Workshop, theory and practice, is conducted by licensed tea masters and is unique in Kyoto. It is set in the Grand Tea Room inside the Jotokuji Temple just 3 minutes walk from Gojo station, or 15 minutes walk from Kyoto station. The ceremony starts with a tour of the Temple followed by the explanation of the history and cultural importance of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. It is educational and enable you to understand the modesty of the Japanese character. The artistic ceremony is performed by the licensed Tea Master and many visitors refer to it as mesmerising. You will then practice the making of the matcha tea by yourself under the guidance of the Tea Master. You will receive a souvenir certificate of attendance after about two weeks.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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Braid Your Own Japanese Traditional Cross Knot, 'Kano Musubi' in Kyoto

Braid Your Own Japanese Traditional Cross Knot, 'Kano Musubi' in Kyoto

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Let's experience "Kano Musubi" with traditional Japanese Kumihimo braids! "Kano Musubi" is a knotting method of famous Kumihimo braids. "Kano Musubi" forms the shape of Chinese character "叶" which means that a wish comes true. Having such a lovely meaning, "Kano Musubi" is often used to close the opening of amulet cases given at the shrines. Select two colors each for you braid and stone. After completion, you can use it as a bag ornament or a key chain. As our cheerful staff will guide you carefully, beginners are welcome as well!
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  • 45 minutes
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Kimono Wearing Experience-Fun to Wear Wearing-Fun to Know-

Kimono Wearing Experience-Fun to Wear Wearing-Fun to Know-

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プ ラ イ ベ ー ト Private lessons! The instructor will support you carefully! ! 資格 Qualified instructors will support you at your own pace according to your needs. 場合 If you bring your own kimono, no troublesome return work is required! 〇Because all things related to dressing will be rented free of charge, don't you feel at ease and feel free to start the first step of the kimono? ○ On the second floor of the Kyomachiya, you can experience dressing up slowly な が ら You can enjoy the leisurely dressing experience while feeling the local life of Kyoto which is different from the sightseeing spot. * You can access Arashiyama, Kinkakuji, Gion, etc. with a single train, so please consult with the staff of more than 30 years in Kyoto planning your trip!
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  • 1 hour
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Craft a Kiyomizu Souvenir Cup in 30 Minutes

Craft a Kiyomizu Souvenir Cup in 30 Minutes

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Rather than just visiting Kiyomizu-dera, one of Kyoto’s most popular temples, make contact with traditional Japanese culture during a ceramics session. You’ll learn about the centuries-old craft of kiyomizu-yaki (pottery making), and use an electric potter’s wheel to shape your own original, handmade cup. Plus, the option to ship your souvenir to your home country removes the hassle of transporting fragile goods. 
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  • 30 minutes
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$23.55
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Electric Potter's Wheel Experience in Kyoto: Make Your Own Souvenir

Electric Potter's Wheel Experience in Kyoto: Make Your Own Souvenir

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Kyoto is known for its ancient traditions and magnificent craftsmanship, and on this experience, you’ll learn the basics of pottery from highly skilled pottery artists. You won’t have to worry about bringing anything with you as all materials and equipment are provided. If you’ve never tried pottery before, you’ll be put at ease, as your instructor will demonstrate, then assist you in your own pottery experience. Choose what object you make, pick custom glazes, and you can even choose to have your pottery delivered to you.
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  • 40 minutes
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Japanese Pottery Lesson in Kyoto

Japanese Pottery Lesson in Kyoto

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Experience Japanese pottery lessons at the Kiyomizudera Studio that is located near the famous Kiyomizu Temple, just next to the five-story pagoda “Yasaka-No-Tou” (Yasaka Pagoda). In the midst of the historical gem that is Kyoto, you will learn to create Japanese pottery as a true artisan would.
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  • 40 minutes
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Cultural Immersion & Childcare (Kyoto with Kids Club - Family Experience Japan)

Cultural Immersion & Childcare (Kyoto with Kids Club - Family Experience Japan)

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Your child will get to experience different Japanese cultural activities during their time with us. Our friendly, English speaking staff will take care of your child. While your kids are with us, parents can enjoy sightseeing in a more relaxed manner. Local kids may join sometimes! Your kids can make friends with local kids and enjoy playing with kids from Japan. We have a morning class and an afternoon class. You can choose one or both!
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  • 3 hours
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$215.01
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Calligraphy (PRIVATE) in Kyoto Shodo Experience in Kyoto MAIKOYA

Calligraphy (PRIVATE) in Kyoto Shodo Experience in Kyoto MAIKOYA

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Discover the techniques behind Shodo calligraphy by having an art class in Kyoto. You won’t have to worry about buying paint, brushes, or paper, as all equipment is provided. You’ll learn the link between calligraphy and meditation, and the history of this beautiful art. Your tutor will teach you how to write your name in calligraphy, and you’ll have the opportunity to take photographs too.
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  • 1 hour
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Workshop to Make Your Original Notebook

Workshop to Make Your Original Notebook

【Outline】 &PAPERS is run by the studio producing paper-covered boxes, established 100 years ago in Kyoto. While following the tradition, they like to harmonize it with craftsmanship focusing on amusement for further development. In this workshop, you can make your notebook with the original paper from Kyoto. After the experience, enjoy shopping at the gift shop and have lunch or a light meal at the cafe in the studio.。 【Highlights】 1. Customize the covers, paper, ring, and clip as you like and create your notebook easy to use 2. Have a name pressed on the cover to make it very original. A nice souvenir for your friend or family 3. The original washi paper from Kyoto, carefully hand-printed at the Yuzen-print paper studio *Yuzen is a Japanese dyeing method for fabrics, popular with its colorful and refined patterns 4. The covers made carefully by the craftsmen at the Kyoto studio, applying the traditional technique of creating paper-covered boxes
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  • 30 minutes
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Japanese Origami (Paper Folding) Workshop Kyoto MAIKOYA

Japanese Origami (Paper Folding) Workshop Kyoto MAIKOYA

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*Create fantastic memories of your trip to Japan *Opportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout *Special experience of Japanese culture *Enjoyable experience with children *Learning about the history of Japanese culture
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  • 40 minutes
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Maiko's Kyoto dance appreciation 30 minutes course

Maiko's Kyoto dance appreciation 30 minutes course

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① You can meet a real maiko that you will not easily meet! ② There is a gift of “Sensha Bill”, a mascot of Maiko's business card! ③ You can shoot two shots next to the maiko! ④Speaking of maiko, Kyoto dance! 流 The school is different depending on the flower district, so it's interesting to watch! 直接 You can listen directly to the Maiko's daily schedule and why she became a Maiko! ⑥You can enjoy the “Ojiki play” where the maiko is playing in the parlor!
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  • 30 minutes
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Japanese Flower Arrangement at Zen Temple, Daitokuji Temple

Japanese Flower Arrangement at Zen Temple, Daitokuji Temple

Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging that was once practiced by Samurai warriors. Discover this ancient tradition with a private class near the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Golden Pavilion. No need to worry if you’re new to flower arranging—your instructor explains the history of the art, the basic principles, and guides you through techniques as you create your own flower masterpiece.
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  • 1 hour
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Painting Experience-Fun to Draw, Fun to Create-

Painting Experience-Fun to Draw, Fun to Create-

 Flow of plan 1 Greetings, explanation of how to use the brush (5 minutes) 2 paper sketches & practice (10 minutes)  (For foreigners, call on a calligraphy experience where you write your name in Japanese. Please take it home as a work.) Let's draw on 3 fabrics! Combine your favorite color (40 minutes) 4We do heat treatment and give work on the spot (5 minutes) Let's draw your favorite character and picture freely with your favorite color! There are no rules for producing works! Let's enjoy it at will, totally freely! Of course, if there is a consultation such as "what kind of design is good", the staff will be happy to support you, so please rest assured. With a small number of people, please enjoy the production slowly. You can sit in the chair and enjoy painting at your own pace in the renovated Kyomachiya store. After the experience, heat treatment on the spot, so you can take your work home.
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  • 1 hour
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Ikebana (Japanese traditional flower arrangement) class in the center of Kyoto

Ikebana (Japanese traditional flower arrangement) class in the center of Kyoto

The art of flower arranging[Ikebana]has began about 1400 years ago with the beginning of Buddhism in Japan. People wishing to honor Buddha with gifts of flowers wanted them arranged artistically. The first style was the Rikka style. These arrangements were formal and difficult to compose. Buddhist priests used an even simpler style, and Kado, the study of flower arranging, became more popular than ever. Harmony is the goal of the art of flower arranging, and the basis for arrangements is the triad of Heaven-Earth-Human. Don’t you try to make your own beautiful flower arrangement with Kado master?
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  • 1 hour
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$75.35
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Kimono Wearing & Daitokuji Zen Temple walking with Japanese lunch

Kimono Wearing & Daitokuji Zen Temple walking with Japanese lunch

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・Choose your favorite kimono and our staff will help you to wearing kimono ・Our professional kimono instructor will guide you about kimono history ・Visit Kinkakuji Temple with wearing kimono. it takes just 3minutes from our activity place and enjoy the take picture at kinkakuji temple ・After visit kinkakuji temple then take japanese lunch at Kinkaku where is famous local restaurant ・After lunch, you take off kimono and go to the Ryuanji-temple(Stone temple)
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  • 1 hour
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Learn to play a traditional harp

Learn to play a traditional harp

The traditional Japanese stringed instrument, the koto, is renowned for both its healing tones and elegant shape. During this workshop, you will have a chance to play the koto and hear and feel for yourself the echoes of antiquity that ring in each note of this beautiful instrument. After playing the koto, you will be served matcha green tea and seasonal Japanese sweets in a tea ceremony by a master from the Urasenke tea school. While enjoying the tea and sweets, you will be treated to a live koto performance. This cultural experience is set in a traditional historic house near Ginkakuji Temple and surrounded by the seasonal beauty of Kyoto. Spend an emotionally fulfilling time with me in this calming environment to creatively explore and stimulate all five of your senses.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Origami [Japanese traditional paper folding]class in Kyoto

Origami [Japanese traditional paper folding]class in Kyoto

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Learn the traditional Japanese paper craft of origami in the friendly atmosphere of Kyoto! Create tiny paper cranes, seasonal flowers and more, with help from your expert instructor. You can take it away your own Origami and our original booklet with how-to-make! If you have big number of people,we can make your class in private.Please ask us!
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  • 45 minutes
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Zen & Tea

Zen & Tea

Using the place used by the trainees who entered the Rinzai sect for training to enter the dojo Those who have visited Zen for 10 to 30 years at the temple where Steve Jombus also visited will introduce the greatness of Zazen and work. We will tell you about the charms of Daitokuji, Zazen, and work recommended by international businessmen.
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  • 12 hours
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Zen Meditation for Life in Kyoto

Zen Meditation for Life in Kyoto

Kyoto has been the principal home of Zen since its introduction to Japan from China at the beginning of the 13th century. Kyoto is therefore rightly famous for its Zen-influenced gardens, etc. However, the heart of Zen is the practice of meditation, for meditation is the very meaning of the word “Zen.” Given this, it is ironic there are so few opportunities for short-term visitors to Kyoto to have more than a brief introduction to Zen meditation while visiting Zen temples. Thus, this workshop is unique in providing an extended, in-depth introduction to both the theory and practice of meditation (zazen) under the guidance of American-born, Sōtō Zen Buddhist priest and scholar Rev. Dr. Brian Victoria. Rev. Victoria will introduce you to both the theory and practice of Zen meditation, employing traditional meditation cushions (or chairs if needed) in a private meditation hall. By workshop completion, participants will become confident in their ability to continue meditating on their own.
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  • 3 hours
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Japanese modern leather accessories made by hand dyeing

Japanese modern leather accessories made by hand dyeing

You can make leather goods in a small atelier just a little away from the center of Kyoto. Most items are finished as soon as they are painted and processed a little. You can use it as a souvenir or make your own original items.
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  • 1 hour
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Clear your mind with Calligraphy Experience in Kyoto

Clear your mind with Calligraphy Experience in Kyoto

Calligraphy expresses your personality, and it gives insight into your way of life. It touches the heart and clears the mind. This experience is not only about drawing calligraphy. You'll also learn about its background and the history of the Japanese language.
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Experience a Traditional Japanese Doll Workshop in Kyoto

Experience a Traditional Japanese Doll Workshop in Kyoto

*OUTLINE Make, feel, and learn about Japanese dolls. Let's bring back great memories! Experience and learn dressing traditional Japanese dolls, in a workshop with more than 100 years of history!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Calligraphy meditation in a Kyoto temple

Calligraphy meditation in a Kyoto temple

You will take my workshop in a temple in Kyoto city which has 800 years of history. The temple is small but it has a charm and I think you will enjoy just being there. I have been learning traditional Calligraphy, but also make my own Calligraphy art. You will get to know both basic and artistic parts of Calligraphy from my workshop.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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