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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. Try your hand at the flowing and delicate art of Japanese calligraphy, also known as shodo. Join a lesson held at a traditional Kyoto townhouse and learn to elegantly scribe kanji characters.
    English Available

    USD37.25

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. 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

    USD45.38

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Experience the art and culture of Japanese calligraphy in Kyoto. An introductory lesson will be given by an experienced teacher to write with a brush and ink.
    English Available

    USD98.01

    Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Learn the art of Japanese calligraphy at the home of a professional instructor in Kyoto. Master brush strokes, write your favorite kanji character and take your final work home as a souvenir.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD133.30

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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