Visit a Kyoto Fan Workshop and Make Your Own Uchiwa Fan
Stop by the workshop of craftsmen who make beautiful Kyoto-style fans, which you can use or display as ornaments. Watch and learn from the artists before trying your hand at making your own fan!
Come create your own unique Kyoto souvenir, assisted by traditional craftsmen.
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Duration: 90 minutes
- Available: Weekday
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Workshop observation fee / Activity participation fee
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Schedule & Location
Time & Location
Time & Location
10:00 Meet at Shiomi Uchiwa
Explanation and Demonstration by CraftsmenThe fan and the handle of Kyouchiwa (Kyoto-style fans) are made separately, and attached afterwards. Around 100 thin bamboo sticks are arranged radially by hand, and a handle is attached to complete the fan.
Uchiwa Making ExperienceAttach pieces of hand-made Japanese paper of various colors to the structure of the fan to create your original uchiwa.
Activity Ends at Shiomi Uchiwa
- If less than 3 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
- Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
- The fees differ depending on the age of the participant. The age groups are as follows:
Infants: 5 years old or under
Child: 6 to 11 years old
Adult: 12 year old or above
- The workshop is not a sightseeing facility. So we ask you to go to restroom before visiting the workshop to avoid, as far as possible, using the bathroom there.
- We will guide you through the workshop of craftsmen. Please be respectful of the craftsmen when they show you around the workshop.
- There are chairs in the workshop
- You are allowed to take photos.
- This activity is held primarily in Japanese. The staff can speak simple English.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
- You can book a maximum of 8.
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- Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.