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Edo Kiriko Glass Cutting Experience in Asakusa


Learn how to make elegant cut glass in the traditional Edo Kiriko style when visiting Tokyo. Create your own unique designs, and take home a little bit of Japanese culture!

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  • Duration: 1.5 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Lesson/ Transparent glass
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Starting time: 08:30 (from Dec) - 16:45 (Show details)
  • 08:30 Meet at sokichi
  • Begin Glass Cutting Experience
    無題 The first floor is the gallery and you will be working in the second floor.
  • Glass Selection
    ガラスサンプル Pick from 10 types of glasses.
  • Watch the Instructor
    底の柄選び(一部) The instructor will show a sample on how it is done. You will receive step by step instructions, so beginners will be comfortable during the process.
  • Sketching the Bottom
    底下描き You will draw an outline of the design you would like on the bottom of the glass first.
  • Practice Carving
    練習中 Get a hang of how the carving is done with a practice glass.
  • Carving
    底カット You will begin etching from the bottom. Carefully carve out your design according to your preferred thickness.
  • Sketching the Sides
    横下描き Continue drawing on the side of the glass and repeat the process of carving.
  • Complete!
    完成 You finished making your very own traditional Edo-style Kiriko glass cup of your own.
  • 10:00-10:30 Check-out
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • We recommend that you bring glasses if you are farsighted or nearsighted. Guests with long hair should also bring something to tie back their hair with.
Additional Note(s)
    • We will put your work in a box, and hand it to you on the day.
    • You can choose your favorite glass from a variety of types.
    • Please tell us in advance if you plan to bring people who will not be participating in the glass cutting with you. As this workshop requires concentration, we may not be able to accommodate them.
    • This tour will be held only in Japanese with English assistance.
    • Please note that the maximum capacity for one room is 18 people. Up to 36 people in one group can be accommodated.
    • In case of bringing guests who will only be observing the activity, please contact the tour operator in advance. Please note that you may not be able to bring observers depending on capacity.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 18.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 19:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 31.23
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(4.78/5.00) 4.78 / 5
(45 reviews)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 - 2 hour(s)
Availability Daily


Fun and unique chance to experience a traditional Japanese craft and walk away with a personal souvenir. Would happily do it again.
When you have done and seen everything on your ‘must do’ list in Tokyo, this is the perfect way to c...more
They kindly taught how to cut and draw Edokiriko glass. We could communicate with the instructor in English as well as Japanese. The glasses we made were kind of not perfect one, but really adorable a...more
USD 31.23 ~
USD 31.23 ~
4.78 / 5
Edo Kiriko Glass Cutting Experience in Asakusa