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Japanese Cultural Experience set of 2

Highlights
  • Explore Japanese arts and traditions at a historic Zen temple in Miyajima

  • Make your own matcha and enjoy the performance of tea ceremony

  • Try on a kimono for great photo opportunities

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Japanese Cultural Experience set of 2
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13:30 courseMost Popular
Start time is 13:30.
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Overview

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture during your visit to Hiroshima. Enter the historic Tokujuji Temple on scenic Miyajima, and start your experience by learning to wear a traditional kimono. Try your hand at 3 authentic crafts: calligraphy, tea ceremony, and cooking onigiri (savory rice balls). Come away with new skills and a new appreciation for Japanese traditions.

What to Expect
Okeiko Japan Miyajima is located in Miyajima island. Class will start at 10:00am and 13:00pm.
We starts the course from dress you up in Kimono (30min).
The lessons include Japanese calligraphy, tea ceremony and Japanese cooking. Each class will take about 30min. 120min in total.
In Japanese calligraphy lesson, learn the name of the tools, how to hold the bamboo brush, practice how to draw the line. Then you will choose the Kanji (Chinese character) from our sample, practice it. Then you will learn your name in Japanese (Hiragana or Katakana) sigh your work, stamp it to complete your work. You can take home all your writings.
In Tea ceremony, you will see the performance of Tea master and taste sweet and Macha tea. Then experience tray style tea ceremony and learn how to make macha tea.
Reviews (9)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2018
A great introduction to Japanese culture

We were a family of four (with kids aged 11 and 10) and we did the calligraphy and tea ceremony class. We all loved the experience! We started by getting dressed into traditional kimonos and yukatas, and then learned how to write traditional kanji (letters)...More

1  Thank SeanR0gers
okeikoJapanStaff, お客様担当マネージャー at Okeiko Japan Miyajima, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for your warm review! We had a great time with your family. We are very happy to hear that all the member of your family really enjoyed experiences here. We hope we can see you again! Thank you.

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Fantastic Japanese Experience

We decided to visit Okeiko at the last minute when we arrived at Miyajima and we're very glad that we did. We were initially hesitant about wearing traditional Japanese dress but that in itself was just the first wonderful experience the ladies provided. The attention...More

Thank GreggM46
okeikoJapanStaff, お客様担当マネージャー at Okeiko Japan Miyajima, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments!! We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed our lessons very much. Thank you very much for coming here and we hope we can see you again!

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Origami and Kimono

We did a $45.00 package that included origami folding and a Kimono dress up. The price seemed a bit steep for what was offered, but our 12-year-old daughter -- who is not a girly-girl by any stretch of the imagination -- really enjoyed the experience.

Thank Michael C
okeikoJapanStaff, お客様担当マネージャー at Okeiko Japan Miyajima, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for the review. We love your daughter wearing kimono. She looks so good on kimono , KAWAII!! Hope she tried another origami at home. I just love origami and wish everyone starts to make it! Thank you for coming regardless of price!

Reviewed 19 June 2018
One of my favorite experiences during my time in Japan!

We had a wonderful time with this traditional experience! We loved getting to be dressed in traditional kimono clothing, and learning about the culture and tradition behind the tea ceremony and calligraphy. The women working with us were very sweet and friendly…and they definitely made...More

Thank Elena B
okeikoJapanStaff, お客様担当マネージャー at Okeiko Japan Miyajima, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your warm comments. We are really glad to hear your review. Thank you for choosing us, and we are always waiting for you in okeikoJapan.

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Simply a MUST DO if you are nearby and want to experience japanese culture!

At the beginning we got dressed in traditional clothes and photos were made all the time which we received later by email. There were quite some funny moments. ;-) We joined the tea ceremony and the calligraphy course and it was an absolutely wonderful experience!...More

Thank Thomas S
okeikoJapanStaff, お客様担当マネージャー at Okeiko Japan Miyajima, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments!! Your comments encouraged us so much! We had great time with you. Please come and see us again!

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