90-minute Calligraphy Lesson at a Kyoto Townhouse

1 hour 30 mins
Adult Only
Arts & Crafts


Sit down to learn the beautiful penmanship of Japanese Calligraphy with a professional instructor. This lesson takes place in an 80-year old Japanese townhouse.

Why to buy

  • Learn the at of Japanese calligraphy
  • Spend quality time inside a traditional machiya or Japanese townhouse
  • Sit in the Zen-like meditation posture as you immerse yourself in this restful endeavour


Calligraphy as an art form has gained the attention of people from across the globe. The beautiful craft and its link to Zen Buddhism act as an attraction. While it may seem tough, Japanese calligraphy can be learned even by you. So take out 90 minutes of your vacation to take home a skill that will stay with you for a lifetime.

According to the philosophies of Zen teachings, meditation is a regular and necessary practice of internal reflection. Thus, even during this calligraphy session, you shall adopt a zen-like meditative sitting posture while the fragrance of ink shall soothe your mind.

This class shall take place in a traditional Kyoto Townhouse, over 80 years old and built in the authentic wooden frameworks of that time. An elegant and charming space, sit down with a professional instructor who shall guide you through the intricacies of this lesson, allowing you to immerse yourself in the art of Japan.

Calligraphy Materials and Utensils
Professional Instructor
90-minute lesson
Food & Beverages
Hotel Transfers


1 hour 30 mins
Monday 10:00 AM Tuesday 4:00 PM Wednesday 10:00 AM Thursday 4:00 PM Friday 10:00 AM Saturday 4:00 PM 
Language used
Type of Guide/Tour
Professional Instructor
Meeting point
Ami Kyoto, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
End point
Ami Kyoto, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki

Good to know

  • This experience is not wheelchair accessible.

Additional Information

  • Maximum 6 people are allowed per booking.
  • The minimum age for this experience is 6 years.

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to your booking for the cancellation policy.


373-26 Horiikech, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0038, Japan
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