Visit a Japanese-Style Paper Umbrella Workshop and Make Your Own Mini Umbrella

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Learn about the process of making a beautiful Kyoto-style umbrella from craftsmen at Hiyoshiya, a workshop which has existed for over 100 years, then create your own mini paper umbrella too!

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Japanese umbrellas are traditionally made of bamboo and specially-treated paper. Each can take a few weeks to months to create, and are used as dramatic accessories, decoration or even in kabuki plays!
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 90.38
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 90.38
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 90.38
USD 90.38
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 90.38
USD 90.38
  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Thu
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Workshop observation fee / activity participation fee
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  • 15:00 Meet at Hiyoshiya
  • Explanation and Demonstration by Craftsmen
    013_3 Learn about the expert skills and intricate processes required to make a kyowagasa (Kyoto-style Japanese umbrella), performed by bamboo umbrella rib craftsmen, wood workers, Japanese washi paper craftsmen and Japanese umbrella craftsmen.
  • Miniature Japanese Umbrella Making Experience
    013_3 You make a miniature Japanese umbrella by attaching Japanese paper to a special umbrella frame, and shape the umbrella by hand!
  • 17:00 Activity Ends at Hiyoshiya
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • The workshop is not a sightseeing facility. So we ask you to please use the restroom before visiting the workshop to avoid, as far as possible, using the bathroom there.
    • We will guide you through the workshop. Please be respectful of the craftsmen when they show you around the workshop.
    • There are chairs in the workshop.
      You have to take off your shoes.
    • 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 6.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • 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.
USD 90.38
USD 90.38

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Thu
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