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Akiu Glass Blowing Experience at Glass Studio Gen

Make your own original sparkling glass in Akiu town, Sendai! Step inside the studio and feel the heat to experience the daily life of a glass blower!

Operation Period

All year round. (※There are irregular/temporary closed days.)

Time Required

About 30 minutes per person

Number of Participants



3,900 JPY– (tax included)

Enjoy a rare experience where the owner, who is active as one of the leading kaleidoscope glassblowers in Japan, teaches you a private glassblowing lesson! The instructor makes sure you are safe while he points out suggestions to make your own original art even more beautiful.

You can choose from a variety of designs such as cups, bowls, single-flower vases, and wind chimes, also you can choose from 20 colors.

Target: Participants should be 5 years old or older (those under 13 years old should be accompanied by a guardian)
① In the studio, decide the design and color you want to make while looking at the samples.
② Move to the studio and receive a lecture on the work process and how to use the tools.
③ Experience blowing glass! Use your breath to blow into the glass.
④ Mold the glass using a special instrument.

From this point, leave your creation with the glass artist.
⑤ Cool the glass overnight in a slow cooling furnace.

* The finished product can be picked up from 10:00 the next day, or can also be mailed within Japan.

Experience Program NameAkiu Glass Blowing Experience at Glass Studio Gen
Activity LocationGlass Studio Gen
Time RequiredAbout 30 minutes per person
Operation PeriodAll year round. (※There are irregular/temporary closed days.)
Start TimeReception: 10:00~16:00
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants5people
Reservation Deadline5 days before by 16:00
1 item3,900 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceMaterials fee, experience fee.
What is not included in the priceDelivery charge (if shipping).
Method of PaymentPlease pay cash on the day.
About cancellations and changesIf you wish to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us immediately.
Cancellation PolicyDay before: 50%
Same day or no show: 100%
Meeting Spot18 Biwaharanishi, Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241
Meeting TimePlease come by the start time.
Access<By Car>
20-minute drive from Tohoku Expressway "Sendai-Minami IC"

<By Public Transportation>
11-minutes by car from JR Ayashi Station (Sensan Line)
Free parking for two cars.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English