Recommended Reservation Available
Kokeshi Painting Using a Traditional Lathe
Choose your favorite kokeshi doll from various sizes and shapes, paint it and make your own original kokeshi♪ Finally, use the lathe to apply a wax finish!
All year round (every day)
About 1 hour.
Number of Participants
500 JPY– (tax included)
Wagatsuma Kokeshi Workshop offers various sizes and shapes of mini kokeshi for painting. Choose your favorite kokeshi and paint it however you would like. There is no “correct way,” so please have fun using whichever colors and pattern you wish. Finally, together with Wagatsuma Sensei, apply the wax coating using the lathe to finish with a shiny souvenir!
* In the case of individuals, you may visit anytime without a reservation.
* For groups of 20 or more, please call in advance.
We value not only handmade experiences, but also meeting and interacting with visitors. Have an unforgettable time by making a handmade creation and spending time with Wagatsuma Sensei. Whether children or adults, all guests are sure to have a fun time visiting.
|Experience Program Name||Kokeshi Painting Using a Traditional Lathe|
|Activity Location||Inside Wagatsuma Kokeshi at Akiu Traditional Crafts Village|
|Operator Name||Wagatsuma Kokeshi Wooden Toy Shop|
|Time Required||About 1 hour.|
|Operation Period||All year round (every day)|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||30people|
|What is included in the price||Experience fee, materials fee.|
|Method of Payment||Pay cash on the day.|
|About cancellations and changes||We do not charge a cancellation fee.|
|Meeting Spot||54-31 Uehara, Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken|
|Meeting Time||Anytime during business hours (For groups, please come 10 minutes before your reservation time)|
(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) 0224-86-5525
Approx. 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.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|