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An artistic form of writing with a base in Zen Buddhism, shodo calligraphy is done using brushes dipped in black ink. Friendly instructors will show you how to write the kanji characters of your choice, allowing you to discover more about the language. Available in Tokyo, Kyoto and other locations.
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  1. No.1
    Learn the fascinating art of shodo! Get to know the history and vibrant culture of Japan through its beautiful writing as an experienced teacher guides you on how to write like a true calligrapher.
    English Available

    From USD35.43

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    Learn to write your name in traditional Japanese characters. Discover the art and beauty of Japanese writing through a calligraphy lesson given by a famous shodo artist, with English assistance.
    English Available

    From USD102.35

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Discover the art of the brush and ink. Learn how to write your name or favorite words in Japanese using traditional shodo calligraphy techniques from an award-winning English-speaking instructor.
    English Available

    From USD39.37

    Weekday
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Experience Zen in the monochromatic traditional Japanese art of shodo (calligraphy). Learn how to write kanji characters in a friendly environment and enjoy the meditative process of putting brush to paper and creating your own elegant works of art.
    English Available

    USD49.21

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Make your very own T-shirt after a short calligraphy lesson. Learn how to use the brush and ink before picking a favorite Japanese phrase or kanji to write on your shirt! Perfect way to make a memorable and personalized souvenir to take home!
    English Available

    USD48.12

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Experiment using black ink and a calligraphy brush to learn to write your own name in Japanese. Enjoy the art of kanji writing, then take your written works home as a souvenir.

    USD49.21

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Try your hand at Japanese traditional calligraphy, using a thick brush and black ink! Learn how to write the kanji character of your choice, and create your own unique souvenir of your visit to Tokyo.
    English Available

    USD29.52

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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