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Itajime Shibori Scarf Class provided by Kyoto Shibori Museum

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Itajime Shibori Scarf Class

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    Kyoto Shibori Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Travelers can see and learn shibori (the oldest dyeing method in Japan) and will have deeper appreciation of Japanese hand crafts.
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Departure Point
Kyoto, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Kyoto Shibori Museum, 135-5 Shikiamichō, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8261, Japan
Duration
30–60 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of the museum
  • Kimono-fitting service
  • Entry/Admission - Kyoto Shibori Museum
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Adult pricing applies to all ages
  • Two car parking and bicycle parking spaces are available
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Becca M wrote a review Mar 2020
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Our Itajime course was amazing, we learnt a lot about the craft and the staff were very kind and knowledgable and had no problem answering a lot of questions. Had a wonderful morning folding and then dying our scarfs in their very cute dyeshop. it was lovely to learn about the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Emily H wrote a review Jan 2020
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I stumbled upon this place when looking for something to do one afternoon. Was so happy I did! A friend and I did the silk dyeing experience and had a blast with the kind teacher. For those of you who don't speak Japanese, the docent the day of our trip spoke excellent English
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from nobumasayoshioka, Manager at Itajime Shibori Scarf Class
Responded 30 Jan 2020
Thank you for your comment. This is great to hear that you had fun and spent a nice time in the museum. Thank you so much for your feedback.
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Linda Follent (Australia) wrote a review Dec 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
I had a truly delightful time making my own scarf. The instructor spoke great english and was friendly and helpful. Making the scraf was only part of the experience and it was very interesting to watch how the Shibori craft is done. There were also the most exquisite kimino
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Elaine K wrote a review May 2019
Los Angeles, California63 contributions34 helpful votes
We spent a couple of hours here. We participated in a class where we tie dyed a beautiful silk scarf and then toured the museum. The video was really helpful in explaining how complicated the process is in creating shibori items. Lots of fun items in the gift shop that were
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Tara D wrote a review Jan 2019
O'Fallon, Missouri1,381 contribution149 helpful votes
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This was so much fun and I love the idea that you have the scarf as a souvenir afterwards too. The people at the Shibori Museum are so wonderful and nice, the class was great, my husband enjoyed doing it too, and while you wait for your scarf to dry you tour the small museum.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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By: Kyoto Shibori Museum
Emma K
Emma K
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Excellent experience
The Shibori workshop was a highlight of my trip. I arrived at 10 am and was able to immediately attend a Shibori wo
Matisse08
Matisse08
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A very interesting and rewarding experience
I visited the museum late November. The staff were very helpful. We travelled with a friend who had no knowledge of
Halide69
Halide69
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Great little museum and Shibori class. They love tourists!
My wife and I visited this little museum today, she did a half hour Shibori class and made her own silk scarf. We w
Hanniedutch
Hanniedutch
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Shibori
One of a kind exhibition with exquisite colours and shibori tevhniques of Kyoto region.worth visiting if you like t
wendyjw
wendyjw
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A great place to visit
A wonderful place to visit, friendly and helpful people and a amazing displays of Shibori and lots for sale. I ende
Stephanie C
Stephanie C
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Wonderful experience with a beautiful art form
I had a great time taking this shibori scarf class and touring the museum. I learned about this beautiful art form
John K
John K
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Shibori workshop
The shibori workshop, conducted in English, went through all the steps of making a shibori design in an understanda
daisy1808
daisy1808
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Museum visit
We were in Kyoto on the last day and found this little museum near our hotel. I have read a little bit about Shibor
cathykukard
cathykukard
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If you're into Shibori this is for you!
What an inspiring and fascinating museum. Brilliant guide working there who answered all of my questions and told
Genevieve G
Genevieve G
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Shibori dying class
signed up for the class online and accidentally booked the wrong date. They were very nice and honored my payment.
Julie C
Julie C
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Vanishing Beauty: Shibori Museum Tour
A visit to this diminutive museum (and the opportunity to take classes) is a chance to see what may be a dying art
Morna P
Morna P
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Great Museum/Shop
I have a Shibori Kimono so was interested to see what they did—-their pieces are a lot more detailed/complicated th
lightfan
lightfan
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A business more than a museum.
I went to this place expecting to see a lot more examples of the shibori technique and although the examples on sh
Ella_A1
Ella_A1
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Amazing experience at this small museum
This museum was definitely one of our best experiences in Kyoto! Such an interesting place, I most certainly recomm
christinerd
christinerd
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Amazing staff and art textiles
I signed up for an English scarf dying class. Nina was fantastic. Her English is perfect (She studied in USA). I w
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