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EXPERIENCE AND CLASSES

Traditional Japanese culture in the heart of Tokyo

 

JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY EXPERIENCE CLASS

Get a firsthand experience of traditional Japanese calligraphy under the guidance of Japanese teachers! 

Visit our tranquil office in the centre of Tokyo, where you will gain knowledge about the calligraphy, learn how to write a kanji character and create a life-lasting memorandum for you to bring back home.  Interpretation provided.

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CALLIGRAPHY CLASS AND MEIJI JINGU GUIDED TOUR

There is a reason why Meiji Jingu is one of the most important and prestigious shrines in all of Japan. 

Use this opportunity to not only learn Japanese calligraphy, but afterwards enjoy a guided stroll through one of the most prominent parks and visit this extraordinary piece of architecture, encapturing the essence of Japanese spirit.

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JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY EXPERIENCE CLASS

Experience a genuine calligraphy class, where under the guidance of a skilled Japanese instructor you will gain insight into this discipline, that is inseparable from the traditional culture and spirit of Japan.

What does the class comprise of?

  • 45 - 60 minutes long lesson

  • introduction to the history, methodology and various calligraphy styles

  • you pick a kanji character out of the pre-readied set (you can also contact us in advance if you want a particular character of your own choosing) and write it using either kaisho or gyosho style

  • after writing it multiple times and receiving feedback and corrections from the teacher, you write the character on a firm "shikishi" board, which you can take back with you

  • all the necessary tools as well as interpretation are provided​

Conditions:

  • we accept groups of at least 2 and maximum 10 people

  • it is strongly recommended to come in clothes which you don`t mind getting dirty (the ink does not come off)

  • drinks and food are not included in the price, however there is a vending machine inside the office and a free drinking water

Price:

¥3500 per person

 

CALLIGRAPHY CLASS AND MEIJI JINGU GUIDED TOUR

In addition to experiencing traditional Japanese calligraphy immerse yourself in the culture even deeper by strolling through one of the most prominent shrines and parks in Japan in the centre of Tokyo.

What does the experience comprise of?

  • calligraphy class as described above

  • guided tour through the Meiji Jingu premises

  • explanation and demonstration of shrine-visiting customs

  • history and spiritual significance of the shrine explained

  • all the necessary tools for the class, as well as interpretation are provided​

  • in total cca 2 hours long experience

Conditions:

  • we accept groups of at least 2 and maximum 10 people

  • it is strongly recommended to come in clothes which you don`t mind getting dirty (the ink does not come off)

  • drinks and food are not included in the price, however there is a vending machine inside the office and a free drinking water

  • the class takes place before the tour

  • the price does not include entrance fees (the main area of the shrine is free of charge) and souvenirs / objects such as O-mikuji or O-mamori

Price:

¥6000 per person

 

OPENING AND BOOKING HOURS

Mon: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Tue: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Wed: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Thu: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Fri: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Bookings:

Twice a day:

  • 11 a.m. - 12 a.m. (or 1 p.m. in case the tour is included)

  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (or 4 p.m. in case the tour is included)

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剣  禅 書

Yamaoka Tesshu