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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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Personalised class in doing calligraphy

2019/12/01 Families KathyR

Our hostess was charming and friendly. She was able to demonstrate and explain the art of calligraphy very clearly and we had a great time practicing our words and names and then producing a copy to take home and frame. ... more

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Excellent Shodo class!

2018/08/09 Families Carter

Well worth the time and just north of Akihabara, this was an amazing Shodo class that taught my family more than just one character. She let us make the ink we would use later to write everything with the calligraphy bru... more

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A great cultural experience

2016/10/11 Friends Sandra

We really enjoyed our calligraphy lesson, very well organised with great explanations in English with plenty of information about the cultural aspects of calligraphy in Japanese. Very achievable for all levels, and beau... more

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Shodo with a professional!

2016/05/20 Friends Dan m.

Unfortunately we were late for our appointment, but the artist understood our troubles with the train and I am very honored that she waited for us politely to arrive very late! That being said, she and her English speaki... more

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Very nice experience

2016/05/07 Couples Isabelle

The experience was really enjoyable. The calligrapher took really took time to explain to us the process and technique. As she could not speak English we even had a translator/guide who could walk us through the explanat... more

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Calligraphy (Shodo) (Cultural Experiences), Japan tours & activities, fun things to do in Japan | VELTRA
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.