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Kokeshi Painting Experience at Sato Kokeshi Shop

Create your own original kokeshi doll like no other in the world by using just 4 colors: black, red, yellow, and green!

Operation Period

Open year round (no closing days).

Time Required

About 1 hour.

Number of Participants



1,500 JPY– (tax included)

Create your own original kokeshi doll like no other in the world by freely painting onto blank, white wood. Paint with 4 different colors: black, red, yellow and green. Samples are provided for inspiration, but please try creating your own unique painted kokeshi! From small children to the elderly, everyone can enjoy this experience!

※We accept reservations until the day before. Groups should contact us at least one week in advance.

Display your creativity on white wood! Give life to your own traditional kokeshi doll!

Experience Program NameKokeshi Painting Experience at Sato Kokeshi Shop
Activity LocationAkiu Traditional Crafts Village, inside Sato Kokeshi Shop.
Time RequiredAbout 1 hour.
Operation PeriodOpen year round (no closing days).
Start TimeAnytime during business hours (reception hours: 10:00-15:00)
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants10people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 15:00
Kokeshi Painting Experience at Sato Kokeshi Shop1,500 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee, materials fee.
Method of PaymentPay in cash on the day.
About cancellations and changesIf you must cancel, please contact us in advance.
Cancellation PolicyNo cancellation fee is charged.
Meeting Spot54-29 Uehara, Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241
Meeting TimePlease arrive10 minutes before your reservation time.
Access--By Public Transportation--
(Bus) Take the “Kawasaki-machi” line from the bus stop 63 at Sendai Station (about 40 minutes) → Get off at “Akiu Kogei no Sato” → 0 minute walk (Takeya Kotsu Transportation TEL: 0224-86-5525).

--By Car--
・30 minutes from Sendai city center via Route 48 (Sendai-Seibu Road) and Prefectural Route 132.
・15 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Sendai Minami IC.
Room for about 20 cars, shared with Akiu Traditional Crafts Village
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English/Other
There is an English instruction sheet.