Private tour

Kyoto: Japanese Calligraphy Class

Kyoto: Japanese Calligraphy Class

From US$ 48.48 per person

Discover the traditional art form of Japanese calligraphy, dating back to the 5th century, and learn how to write beautiful kanji. Take home your own unique masterpiece.

About this activity

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Duration 1 hour
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English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Learn the correct brush movements to make beautiful kanji characters
  • Create your own unique Japanese calligraphy art
  • Bring your own calligraphy art back home as a souvenir
Full description
Take part in a Japanese calligraphy class and learn about one of the oldest traditional art forms in Japan. Discover its beauty and the rhythm behind the brush movements in creating the kanji characters. After the class, your calligraphy art piece is yours to take home.  Learn how to write the correct brush movements to make beautiful kanji characters. Good Japanese calligraphy possesses not only beauty but also rhythm, and the emotional state of the calligrapher is of great importance. Even if you are new to Japanese calligraphy, you will write characters as beautifully as a Japanese student Choose and write your favorite kanji from a wide selection and write your own name in Japanese next to your beautiful kanji. Kanji is the Chinese-style script used in Japan. After the class, you’ll have beautiful calligraphy art to take back home as a keepsake.
  • Calligraphy tools rental
  • Ink
  • Japanese Paper [Washi]
  • Japanese tea or water
  • Pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Arrive 5 minutes before the activity starts. さくら日本文化体験 SAKURA Experience Japanese Culture 3min from Kyoto subway line [karasumaoike]station by walk 8min from Hankyu line[Shijo]station by walk 1min from Kyoto city bus[Shinmachioike]station by walk 10min from JR kyoto station by taxi

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  • Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty

Product ID: 388607