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Learn intricate arts and have a deeper understanding for Japanese craftsmanship as you try your hand at traditional Japanese arts and crafts in Kyoto. Make a geisha kanzashi hair ornament, use gansai natural paints, learn embroidery, fold beautiful origami, add designs to lacquerware, craft your own uchiwa fan and more. A variety of crafting experiences await you at VELTRA.

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Latest reviews of Traditional Arts & Crafts

A nice afternoon!

2020/02/23 Families Emmy

The staff was very kind and the experience was enjoyable!

Quiet Creativity and Culture

2019/11/07 Solo Travelers Bridget

I had such a good time time at this activity -- I highly recommend it. The staff were incredibly kind and helpful. Aside from making and poking holes in your paper, you are involved in every step, including designing, tr... more

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Amazing experience, I may even pick this up as a hobby!

2019/09/09 Couples Davin

Positives:
- Opportunity to express my creativity,
- Requires moderate skill

Negatives:
- limited selection of gold/silver foil templates. I had to cut up a rabbit to create my own shapes.

definitely a highlight of our vacation!

2019/07/29 Couples CSK

Absolutely worth it. Language barrier not an issue in the slightest, she has prepared materials in English to translate instructions. They were very kind and patient. Excellent teacher, the final results were beautiful. ... more

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Hana-kanzashi

2019/04/13 Solo Travelers Rebecca G.

Today was a special day for me, to be able to learn and make myself my own Kanzashi was a great experience. Even I dont speak Japanese(we used a translation app to communicate) it went very well. The choice of colors is ... more

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More like a demonstration than a hands on experience

2019/04/12 Couples Aisling

Husband and I did the chinkin class and the gold leaf stamping class at kyoto artisan workshop and we have to say that we enjoyed the chinkin class better as it was more hands on. For the gold leaf stamping class, we did... more

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Traditional Arts & Crafts (Workshops and Lessons), Kyoto tours & activities, fun things to do in Kyoto | VELTRA
Learn intricate arts and have a deeper understanding for Japanese craftsmanship as you try your hand at traditional Japanese arts and crafts in Kyoto. Make a geisha kanzashi hair ornament, use gansai natural paints, learn embroidery, fold beautiful origami, add designs to lacquerware, craft your own uchiwa fan and more. A variety of crafting experiences await you at VELTRA.