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【Tabikore FES Special】My Kawaii Kokeshi♪ Make a cute mini-size kokeshi doll!

【Unique to the Region: An Experience Only Available in Sendai!】

Operation Period

June 25 - August 28, 2022 (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)

Time Required

45 minutes to 1 hour

Number of Participants



1,000 JPY– (tax included)

*This program and its “Festival Benefit” are offered only during “Tabikore FES” (a Sendai Experience Program festival) held from June 25 to August 28, 2022.

Make your own original kokeshi doll! Choose wood from various shapes and sizes then start painting!

Choose either a normal size kokeshi doll (15-18cm) or a smaller cute mini-size kokeshi doll (6-7cm). Then paint your own original kokeshi. Workshop staff will provide instructions and advice.

Experience Program Name【Tabikore FES Special】My Kawaii Kokeshi♪ Make a cute mini-size kokeshi doll!
Activity LocationAt Akiu Traditional Crafts Village, inside Ganguan Kokeshi
Time Required45 minutes to 1 hour
Operation PeriodJune 25 - August 28, 2022 (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
Start TimeAnytime during business hours (9:00-15:30)
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants20people
My Kawaii Kokeshi♪ Make a cute mini-size kokeshi doll!1,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the price Experience fee and materials fee.
Method of PaymentPay in cash on the day.
Cancellation PolicyThere is no cancellation fee.
Meeting Spot54-20 Uehara, Yumoto, Akiumachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241
Meeting TimePlease arrive 10 minutes before your reservation time.
Access--By Public Transportation--
・Board the Miyagi Kotsu bus heading towards “Akiu Onsen Yumoto” at the #8 bus pool in front of the west side of Sendai Station. Then walk 15 minutes.
・Board the bus heading towards “Akiu Traditional Crafts Village” at the Aoba-dori Avenue bus stop (operated by Takeya Kotsu) *Reservation required only during winter season. Phone: 0224-86-5525

--By Car--
・About 40 minutes from the center of Sendai via Prefectural Road 286, or 30 minutes by using Sendai Nishi Road.
・About 15 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Sendai Minami IC.
Room for about 20 cars (Akiu Traditional Crafts Village parking lot)
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/Other
There is an English instruction sheet.