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Japanese Oil-Paper Umbrella Chidori Thread Tying Experience in Tokushima


Select from the variety of patterned, colorful Japanese oil-paper wagasa umbrellas. Further add life to your personalized piece by customizing it using colorful decorative threads by the traditional tying method called "chidori" (cross-stitch tie).

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Personalize your very own Japanese oil-paper umbrella (wagasa) using colorful decorative chidori threads and different tying methods for a simple yet elegant finish.
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You can book a maximum of 3.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 190.52
USD 190.52
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Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 190.52
USD 190.52
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Japanese umbrella / Instruction / Materials / Instructor fee
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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Starting time: 10:00 13:00 15:00
Starting time: 10:00 13:00 15:00
  • 09:50 Check-in at Mirai Workshop
  • 10:00 Reception
    IMG_2298 After arriving, learn about the history, production process and safety precautions involved in the activity. Ask any question you want to know about Japanese wagasa umbrellas to further expand your knowledge of this exquisite traditional craft.
  • 10:05 Preparation
    Choose from the variety of patterned Japanese oil-paper umbrellas and decide what color of decorative chidori threads and strings you want to use for your original item.
  • 10:10 Japanese Umbrella Chidori Experience
    IMG_2285 Your instructor will guide you as you tie each string onto your wagasa umbrella. Listen carefully and observe how it is done so that you could use these masterful techniques.

    Depending on the design, the activity time may exceed the indicated time by 30 minutes.
  • 10:55 Picture Taking
    Take photos of and with your elegant and practical Japanese handicraft, sure to be a holiday keepsake that's hard to beat.
  • 11:00 End Activity On Site
    • People 18 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • It is advisable for participants to bring reading glasses as this activity will require detailed work.
Additional Note(s)
    • No need to bring anything, as tools for this activity will be provided at the workshop.
    • This activity is a beginner-friendly workshop and participants may take home their finished product after the activity.
    • Japanese staff will be assisting you during this activity.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 3.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 23:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 190.52
USD 190.52

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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Japanese Oil-Paper Umbrella Chidori Thread Tying Experience in Tokushima