Kokeshi Doll made of Yanagiu Washi Paper

This is the second installment of the Chigiri-e series, a hands-on experience using Yagyu Washi, a traditional handmade Japanese paper in Sendai.

Operation Period

All year round.

Time Required

20 minutes to 1 hour (depending on the person)

Number of Participants



1,500 JPY– (tax included)

Anyone can easily create their own "Chigiri-e Kokeshi" by simply tearing off a piece of Japanese paper and attaching it to the "Kokeshi".
Finish the face with a felt-tip pen!
This is a great souvenir or memento of your visit to Sendai.
Please feel free to contact us for school excursions and groups!

Kokeshi dolls and other handicrafts from Tohoku and Miyagi are available. In particular, there are many Sendai crafts and kokeshi goods sold only at Shimanuki. Please enjoy them along with the experience!

Experience Program NameKokeshi Doll made of Yanagiu Washi Paper
Activity LocationShimanuki main store
Time Required20 minutes to 1 hour (depending on the person)
Operation PeriodAll year round.
Start TimeAnytime during business hours.
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants16people
About suspension of the activityThe experience may be canceled due to reasons such as natural disasters.
Decorate a Miniature Kokeshi Doll1,500 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceMaterial fee
Experience fee
What is not included in the priceOther than those above
Method of PaymentPay in cash or by credit card or electric money on the day.
Special GiftKokeshi Origami Paper Coupon
Meeting Spot3-1-17 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 980-0811
Meeting Time10:30-19:00 (reception closes at 18:00.)
Access--By Public Transportation--
10-minute walk from JR Sendai Station.
Charged parking available.
Facility InformationRestroom
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and ToursExplanation by staff.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English/Chinese (Simplified)/Chinese (Traditional)/Korean/Thai/Other
Using a tablet-based translation application.