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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.
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Duration 1 hour
Starting time 2:00 PM
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Instructor
English
Booklets
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • 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.
Includes
  • Calligraphy tools rental
  • Ink
  • Japanese Paper [Washi]
  • Japanese tea or water
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years

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From US$ 63.36 per person

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