Cultural Experiences

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  • 書道

【FREE】Casual SHODO Experience  ※Cancelled

Try easy shodo ( Japanese calligraphy ) with a brush pen!
After some practice time, you will get to write the word on small shikishi ( Japanese card board) 
as a souvenir. 

Duration: about 15 min. – 30 min.
*No reservation (walk in 9am to 8pm at Ota City Tourist Information Center )

*Free of charge

*You may email or call […]

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【FREE】KIMONO Quick Try-on Activity  ※Cancelled

Enjoy Kimono quick try-on!! A staff member will help you to put on a kimono. Pictures welcome.
Duration: about 15 min. – 30 min.
*No reservation ( walk in 9am to 8pm at Ota City Tourist Information Center)

*Free of charge

*In case tatami room is in use, we may ask you to wait or come again at another […]

  • 書道体験2

Shodo Japanese Calligraphy Workshop ( 2,500 Yen per person ) ※Cancelled

After brief orientation with the teacher, start writing your favorite Japanese word according to teachers guidance.

You may keep your work after the class is done.

***Course is available with Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean assistance upon request.

【FREE】Origami Workshop

Origami is a Japanese paper craft which you can make various figures by folding square paper.

In our place you have a choice of  Crane, Kabuto(Samurai hat) and Rabbit.

This workshop is available with Japanese , English, Chinese, Korean upon request.

  • monkiri-spring-紋切り春

【FREE】 ”MONKIRI” Craft Workshop

“Monkiri” Craft Workshop, similar to an art of cutting paper, is available everyday.
(Condition)
・Reservation is not necessary.
・Free of charge
・Anyone over 6 years old
***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.
▼▼▼ Movie from previous “Monkiri Workshop” at Ota City TIC ▼▼▼

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Kimono Experience ( 3,500 yen per person)  ※Cancelled

You can choose one Kimono and accessories from our inventory.  Men’s and Children’s kimono also can be reserved ahead of time.

Shrine Visit Course –Our staff member will take you to the nearest Shrine to visit.  You may take photos in the Kimono.
Duration: 90 minutes

***The Shrine near our facility just started to renovate their garden, so we […]

Sado Japanese Tea Ceremony Workshop ( 3,500 Yen per person ) ※Cancelled

After brief orientation with the teacher,start experience tea ceremony,then make one for yourself according to the teachers guidance.***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.

Kado Japanese Flower Arrangement Workshop ( 5,000 Yen per person ) ※Cancelled

Ikebana is the Traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement. Our selected instructors from Ota-city will help you to understand the basics of Ikebana thru this experience class.

You may keep flowers after the session is done.***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.

  • マンガ3

Manga Workshop ( 3,500 Yen per person ) ※Cancelled

Japanese manga has been gaining international popularity.

You can experience a part of manga creation process in this workshop, designed both for children and adults.

***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.

Crystal Decoration Workshop ( 6,000 Yen per person ) ※Cancelled

After brief orientation with the teacher you may start making crystal decoration according to the teachers’ guidance.

You can keep your creation after the class is done. This course is available Monday to Friday***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.
This workshop is currently not available.