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Flower Arrangement "Ikebana" in YANAKA / Taito-ku / TOKYO.

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USD 72.40
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What to Expect

Explanation on Shodo (5min)
Explanation of brush, paperweight, Sumi(ink), Suzuri(ink well), Hanshi(thin paper). We explain how to hold and care for a brush before you write.

Practice basic strokes (20min)

Practice some very basic strokes that form Japanese Kanji (Characters) : Vertical, horizontal, diagonal and more.
Practice copying example kanji.

Practice your favorite word (20min)

Choose your favorite kanji (Character) and practice.
Hands-on experience to write beautifully by yourself.

Write it on shikishi (traditional card) (10min)

Write your favorite word on shikishi. We apply Rakkan (traditional stamp) to complete.

Stop At:

• Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street, Yanaka, Taito 110-0001 Tokyo Prefecture
• Yanaka Cemetery, 7-5-24 Yanaka, Yanaka, Taito 110-0001 Tokyo Prefecture
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tourist Information & Culture Center YANESEN, 3-chōme-13-7 Yanaka, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 110-0001, Japan
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Experience fee and Parting gift (Shikishi boad)
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


About the operator

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By: YANESEN Tourist Information & Culture Center.
32 reviews
Toulouse, France
A deep feeling of calm
We had walked past a few days before and thought if we had a little time it would be nice to try calligraphy. We
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First time for Pottery
We joined the pottery class today. Very welcoming to an English and Italian couple. Pottery teacher is so good
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Living the samurai dream
Every martial artist or anyone who is interested in Japanese samurai culture should pay a visit to the laido dojo.
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Thomas H
Shinjuku, Japan
If you love all things Japanese as l do, then enjoy the experience of Calligraphy. You will be guided patiently
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Melbourne, Australia
Pottery Class
I would highly recommend the pottery class offered here. The class is very relaxed and the pottery master is a
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Maja S
Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
Calligraphy lesson!
The calligraphy lesson was awesome! We just stopped by to get some tips and walked out with beautiful caligraphed
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Tom B
Calligraphy Class
Just happened to be walking passed this place and thought we’d give it a try. We had a quick 20 minute lesson on
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Ben K
Excellent experience inside half an hour
My friend and I tried this, with a very friendly and encouraging teacher, and a great result at the end! We got
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London, United Kingdom
excellent tea ceremony
Booked onto the tea ceremony experience and me and my 2 friends had a private ceremony and learnt all about the
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Eva B
Chicago, Illinois
Calligraphy Class
Took our three children (2 teens) to a calligraphy class. We were concerned it would not hold their attention,
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Charming neighborhood...but where are the cats?
Also referred to as Cat Alley but without the cats, this neighborhood has a quaint atmosphere and bohemian culture
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Matan K
Jerusalem, Israel
Closed during official opening hours
I came by to see what is available but the place was closed down, despite it being during the opening hours as
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Regina, Canada
Tea Ceremony to Remember
I booked a tea ceremony with Yanesen because it was close to where we were staying and the price was similar to
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Toronto, Canada
Should Have Done A Different Activity
After doing a lot of sightseeing in Tokyo, my friend and I wanted to change things up a bit and partake in a
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Linda M
Abbotsford, Canada
Old Time Tokyo
Yanesen-, old time Tokyo, is an area of shops along a single lane road. There are all manner of shops of
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