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Inui Shikki

637 Takeyamachi Takakura-nishi Iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0884, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-231-3552
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Traditional Makie at Inui Shikki

This was a really great experience! My fiancé and I really enjoyed the activity. The reservations... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Kimi M
via mobile
Wonderful cultural hands-on experience!

My friend and I wanted to experience the cultural side of Kyoto without it getting too touristy. A... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
japanlover2016
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Randers, Denmark
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LOCATION
637 Takeyamachi Takakura-nishi Iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0884, Kyoto Prefecture
City Center
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was a really great experience! My fiancé and I really enjoyed the activity. The reservations were easily made via email and I received a response in less than 24 hrs. The website is in English and easy to navigate. The shop is obscure but...More

1  Thank Kimi M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

My friend and I wanted to experience the cultural side of Kyoto without it getting too touristy. A makie introduction class was a perfect way to talk to one of the locals (the teacher was really kind and helpful!) and to try and get an...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

My daughter and I are traveling Japan just to learn various crafts. We really enjoyed this class. I am not artistic by any means and people even laugh at my stick figures but I am very happy with the plate I made. It is well...More

Thank cranier
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The teacher was extremely kind and nice, and even if her English is extremely limited we managed to get everything sorted out without problems. The lab is behind a small shop where you can find professionaly done items with the same technique (actually, in the...More

Thank Paolo M
Reviewed 4 December 2013

My daughters were delighted to make their own souvenirs from Kyoto. Ms. Inui was very knowledgeable, kind, and accommodating. She patiently showed our daughters how to make beautiful and precious art work on lacquer pieces, using gold powder and mother of pearl. We brought back...More

1  Thank Naris K
Reviewed 15 October 2013

My wife and I spent an excellent time creating our own lacquer designs, which we then took home with us. The process was interesting and the results made perfect gifts for friends and family. Besides artistic merit, this is an excellent way to spent a...More

1  Thank RobinIG88
Reviewed 5 September 2011

Conveniently located and affordable price to enjoy an experience to understand and enjoy Japanese arts and crafts. Made my own beautiful Japanese lacquer design that I could share with my family after the trip. Run by a small family business which enables personable instructions. One...More

1  Thank kevin y
Nearby
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
...More
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