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Visit a Fan Workshop and Make Your Own Kyo-Uchiwa Fan in Kyoto

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Stop by the workshop of craftsmen who make beautiful Kyoto-style fans, which you can use or display as ornaments. Learn the history of fan making from the artists before trying your hand at making your own fan!

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Come create your own unique Kyoto souvenir, assisted by traditional craftsmen.
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Price
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 8.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 31.55
USD 31.55
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 31.55
USD 31.55
Infant (Age 0-5)
USD 31.55
USD 31.55
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 31.55
USD 31.55
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 94.65
USD 94.65
*Price per participant if booked 2 persons.
USD 47.32
USD 47.32
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 31.55
USD 31.55
Infant (Age 0-5)
USD 31.55
USD 31.55
Listed price is to make one fan per person
Duration: 90 minutes
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Workshop observation fee / Activity participation fee
Package detail / Schedule
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Starting time: 10:00 13:00 15:00
Starting time: 10:00 13:00 15:00
  • 10:00 Meet at Shiomi Uchiwa
  • Explanation and Demonstration by Craftsmen
    004_i3.jp The 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 Experience
    004_i3.jp Choose your desired design and attach pieces of hand-made Japanese paper of various colors to the structure of the fan. After this stroke your design with a cutter and wrap the sides with paper tape finalize your own product.
  • Activity Ends at Shiomi Uchiwa
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Listed price is to make 1 fan.
    • Children aged 11 years old and below will be pasting cut pictures on their uchiwa fan.
Additional Note(s)
    • 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.
FAQ
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
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 31.55
USD 31.55

Taxes & fees included

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(4.00/5.00) 4.00 / 5
(1 review)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Weekday

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Camille and Benoit
Very nice experience in this interesting Kyoto fan making small factory. It was nice to prepare, cut and adjust the paper to make the fan.We also had the oportunity to see the staff crafting the fans...more