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Insert some creativity in your holiday in Kyoto. Learn how to work with different wood such as bamboo or fragrant Kitayama Cedar to create chopsticks, tea ladles or woven baskets. These child-friendly indoor activities are great for rain or shine!
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    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. No.1
    Use soft, comfortable and fragrant Kitayama Cedar to make your own chopsticks. Create a personal carrying case colored by Kyoto Yuzen dyeing as a finishing touch.


    (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Get hands on as you learn the traditional methods of weaving bamboo baskets. With your choice of three styles, the whole family can join and make unique souvenirs.

    From USD35.05

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    Sharpen white bamboo with a small knife as you slowly and carefully bring your tea ladle forth. You can also make a carrying case for the ladle.

    From USD37.49

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Create your own personal and unique pair of chopsticks from smoked bamboo during this workshop! Carve and shape them to be just right for you.


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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