Traditional Okinawan Shisa Lion Dog Crafting in Nago tours, activities, fun things to do in Okinawa Main Island(Okinawa)|VELTRA
Traditional Okinawan Shisa Lion Dog Crafting in Nago
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6 Packages
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What to expect

All over Okinawa you will see statues of shisa (guardian lion-dogs) on houses or temples. Now you can make or paint your own little guardian to bring home!

Packages

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Fired Pottery Shisa
USD 20.76
USD 20.76
USD 20.76
USD 20.76

Model your ideal clay shisa and take them home on the same day!

This course takes approx. 60 minutes, great for visitors with limited time.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
1.5 - 3.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Craft materials

Schedule

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Start time :
09:50

Arrive at Ryukyugama

Model, bake or paint your favorite shisa!
333831
11:00-13:00

Ending times will depend on the course you choose

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Additional notes

  • Aprons and tools will be provided.
  • Depending on which course you select, it may not be possible to book a 18:00 start time.
  • Please understand that while several of our staff members can speak some degree of English, due to shifts they may not be available during the activity.
Currently selected
Fired and Painted Shisa
USD 31.64
USD 31.64
USD 31.64
USD 31.64

Model your ideal shisa, then paint them your favorite colors. You can take your shisa home on the same day!

This course takes approx. 90 minutes.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
1.5 - 3.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Craft materials

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:50

Arrive at Ryukyugama

Model, bake or paint your favorite shisa!
333831
11:00-13:00

Ending times will depend on the course you choose

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Additional notes

  • Aprons and tools will be provided.
  • Depending on which course you select, it may not be possible to book a 18:00 start time.
  • Please understand that while several of our staff members can speak some degree of English, due to shifts they may not be available during the activity.
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Ryukyu Clay Shisa
USD 31.64
USD 31.64
USD 31.64
USD 31.64

Choose from sitting or crouching shisa, or model a shisa mask! These take about a month to cure, so will be sent to your home later.

This course takes approx. 90 minutes.
It will take approximately 1 month and a half for your piece to complete.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
1.5 - 3.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Craft materials

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:50

Arrive at Ryukyugama

Model, bake or paint your favorite shisa!
333831
11:00-13:00

Ending times will depend on the course you choose

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Additional notes

  • Aprons and tools will be provided.
  • Depending on which course you select, it may not be possible to book a 18:00 start time.
  • Please understand that while several of our staff members can speak some degree of English, due to shifts they may not be available during the activity.
  • Please note that you will not be able to take your clay piece home on the day of the tour and will have to be mailed to you upon completion.
    An additional shipping fee would be needed to have your item shipped.
    For international shipping, EMS shipping prices will be needed on site.
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Classic Ryukyu Clay Shisa
USD 52.40
USD 52.40
USD 52.40
USD 52.40

Create the most detailed, traditional shisa during this 180 minute course. These charming critters take about a month to cure, so will be sent to your home later (postage fee separate).

*Last slot of the day is at 15:00.
It will take approximately 1 month and a half for your piece to complete.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
1.5 - 3.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Craft materials

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:50

Arrive at Ryukyugama

Model, bake or paint your favorite shisa!
333831
11:00-13:00

Ending times will depend on the course you choose

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Additional notes

  • Aprons and tools will be provided.
  • Depending on which course you select, it may not be possible to book a 18:00 start time.
  • Please understand that while several of our staff members can speak some degree of English, due to shifts they may not be available during the activity.
  • Please note that you will not be able to take your clay piece home on the day of the tour and will have to be mailed to you upon completion.
    An additional shipping fee would be needed to have your item shipped.
    For international shipping, EMS shipping prices will be needed on site.
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Stucco Shisa Painting (Small)
USD 15.82
USD 15.82
USD 15.82
USD 15.82

This 40 minute course is very popular with children. Pick your favorite from a plethora of pre-made shisa, and paint them your favorite colors. You can take your new shisa home the same day!

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
1.5 - 3.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Craft materials

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:50

Arrive at Ryukyugama

Model, bake or paint your favorite shisa!
333831
11:00-13:00

Ending times will depend on the course you choose

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Additional notes

  • Aprons and tools will be provided.
  • Depending on which course you select, it may not be possible to book a 18:00 start time.
  • Please understand that while several of our staff members can speak some degree of English, due to shifts they may not be available during the activity.
  • Please note that you will not be able to take your clay piece home on the day of the tour and will have to be mailed to you upon completion.
    An additional shipping fee would be needed to have your item shipped.
    For international shipping, EMS shipping prices will be needed on site.
Currently selected
Traditional Stucco Shisa
USD 25.71
USD 25.71
USD 25.71
USD 25.71

Made with Okinawan stucco, the recipe for which has been passed down for hundreds of years. The white-washed features of these shisa look very Okinawan.

This course takes approx. 60 minutes. The shisa will need to cure for about 2 weeks, and will then be sent to your home (postage fee separate).

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
1.5 - 3.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Craft materials

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:50

Arrive at Ryukyugama

Model, bake or paint your favorite shisa!
333831
11:00-13:00

Ending times will depend on the course you choose

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Additional notes

  • Aprons and tools will be provided.
  • Depending on which course you select, it may not be possible to book a 18:00 start time.
  • Please understand that while several of our staff members can speak some degree of English, due to shifts they may not be available during the activity.
  • Please note that you will not be able to take your clay piece home on the day of the tour and will have to be mailed to you upon completion.
    An additional shipping fee would be needed to have your item shipped.
    For international shipping, EMS shipping prices will be needed on site.

Activity Provider Taiken Kobou Ryukyugama

Activity Provider

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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Traditional Okinawan Shisa Lion Dog Crafting in Nago
All over Okinawa you will see statues of shisa (guardian lion-dogs) on houses or temples. Now you can make or paint your own little guardian to bring home!