Learn How to Write Kanji, Japanese Calligraphy

Take a workshop on Japanese Calligraphy and keep what you create!
Tokyo, Japan
1 Hour
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
English / Japanese
Not Included
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Starts at JIDAIYA Meijikan

What's Included

  • Learn how to draw Kanji calligraphy
  • Calligraphy utensils
  • Japanese writing paper
  • A set of packaging materials

What's Excluded

  • The Kimono dressing plan

What to Expect

Are you familiar with Kanji? It's Chinese characters adopted by the Japanese writing system. On this tour, you'll learn the basic writing of Kanji. The tour will teach you the brushwork using calligraphy utensils and Japanese writing paper. 


The tour will begin with a brief intro and history of Kanji. Then you'll practice basic brushwork. Choose your favourite word and an instructor will help you write out the characters! Sign your new artwork and take it back home with you as a souvenir from Asakusa!


  • Check-in: introduction to calligraphy
  • Practice make the final copy on the paperboard
  • Commemorative photo
  • Take your work home

Things to note: 

  • Meeting point: JIDAIYA Meijikan / 2-3-5, Kaminarimon, Taito-Ku, Tokyo 111-0034
  • Access:  
    • A 1-minute walk from the Thunder Gate of Sensoji Temple
    • A 1-minute walk from Exit A4 of Asakusa Station on Toei Asakusa Line/Tokyo Metro Ginza Line 
    • A 3-minute walk from Exit 2 on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
  • Language support: English, Japanese
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty with ink as it gets messy
  • You have the option to upgrade and prepare your artwork on a hanging scroll


Terms & Conditions:

This tour's advertised price and net rate does not include the Japanese Consumption Tax.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
  • 3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
  • The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
  • Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation
  • The cancellation fee includes handling charges

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