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Japanese Kokeshi Painting Experience in Matsushima

With the cooperation with the Miyagi Traditional Kokeshi Association, learn about the deep tradition of kokeshi dolls. Also, you will experience painting a wooden doll while watching an artisan shape a kokeshi.

Operation Period

All year round (every day)

Time Required

45 minutes

Number of Participants

1〜30people

Price

1,500 JPY– (tax included)

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There are various kokeshi doll types in Miyagi Prefecture, such as Naruko Kokeshi, Togatta Kokeshi, Yajiro Kokeshi, Sakunami Kokeshi, and Hijiori Kokeshi. Learn about kokeshi and paint your own to bring home as a souvenir.

*”Rikyu 1-Day Passport” is a ticket that allows you to enter and leave paid facilities (roof, garden, museum) as many times as you like in one day.

You can paint your own kokeshi doll while watching the kokeshi maker shape a wooden kokeshi doll!


Experience Program NameJapanese Kokeshi Painting Experience in Matsushima
Activity LocationRikyu Hall, Matsushima Rikyu, 18 Namiuchihama, Matsushima, Matsushima-cho, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi 981-0213
Time Required45 minutes
Operation PeriodAll year round (every day)
Start Time10:00-16:00
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants30people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 0:00
Important notes regarding participationPlease contact us at least one day before your desired experience date.
Price
Japanese Kokeshi Doll Painting Experience1,500 JPY (Tax included)
Kokeshi Doll Painting Experience, with 1-Day Ticket (Adult)2,000 JPY (Tax included)
Kokeshi Doll Painting Experience, with 1-Day Ticket (Child)1,700 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceWooden doll, painting experience, wax finishing (optional).
Remarks regarding price*”Rikyu 1-Day Passport” is a ticket that allows you to enter and leave paid facilities (roof, garden, museum) as many times as you like in a day.
Method of PaymentCash or credit card.
About cancellations and changesIn case of change or cancellation, please contact us as soon as possible.
Meeting SpotRikyu Hall, Matsushima Rikyu
Meeting TimeAnytime between 10:00-16:00
Access--By Public Transportation--
1-minute walk from JR Matsushima-Kaigan Station.
ParkingNo
¥300 per hour
Facility InformationRestrooms
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English/Chinese (Simplified)/Chinese (Traditional)