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Cultural Experiences in Osaka
Discover a different side of Japanese culture when you visit Osaka, one of Japan's most energetic cities! From fun shodo calligraphy lessons, tea ceremonies, origami to creating plastic food samples, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as being a miko (Shinto shrine maiden), let us help make your visit to Osaka unforgettable.
8Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Experience the traditional culture of Japan in the "Way of the Tea," popularly known as Tea Ceremony. Learn to prepare a bowl of matcha green tea while wearing a graceful kimono.
    English Available

    USD67.71

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Feel the rhythm of Japanese traditional taiko drumming in Osaka. No experience or Japanese language needed, just come on in and leave with a great memory.

    USD80.14

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. Create a cute mini parfait photo stand that looks just like the real thing. You can choose your favorite sweets and fruits as toppings for a personal touch. Lettuce making is available too!

    USD23.19

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Visit two of Osaka's best drinking areas while eating and drinking like the locals. Experience a standing bar and try some delicious local cuisine, accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
    English Available

    USD100.18

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Experience cooking up some popular dishes with a certified Halal instructor. Make some sushi, okonomiyaki or some traditional Japanese wagashi confectionery with a lesson in English.
    English Available

    From USD50.09

    Daily
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  6. Get an introduction to writing with brush and ink in a calligraphy class located in Osaka. Learn the basics from a helpful teacher and hang your finished piece on a scroll to take home.
    English Available

    USD100.18

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. Discover the colorful art of Japanese origami! Create beautiful figures by folding Japanese rice papers as a teacher shows you how it's done. A great activity for families and friends.
    English Available

    USD27.83

    Daily
    0.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Learn the fascinating art of shodo! Get to know the history and vibrant culture of Japan through its beautiful writing as an experienced teacher guides you on how to write like a true calligrapher.
    English Available

    USD46.38

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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