Plan ID
: 23997
23997

[Kyoto / Kawaramachi Sanjo] Outstanding access! Super rare! Koto lesson experience Two part kimono & easy hair arrangement free!

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Solo participant
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Regional common coupon (paper) available
  • Regional common coupon (electronic) available
  • Possible number of bookings
    1~3
  • Participating age
    Age 8歳 ~ Age 99
  • Duration
    Within 1 hour

Learn to play 'koto', a classical Japanese music instrument.​ ​​ ​
In a 60-minute lesson you will be able to play a traditional melody 'Sakura-sakura' even if you have never handled the koto before.​ ​

The koto was first introduced to Japan 1300 years ago.​ ​​ ​
People love this ancient musical instrument for its gentle soothing sounds.​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​

SAKURA offers a trial lesson on the Ikuta-style koto.

SAKURA's original music book gift!

You will be given a special music program which might be useful for everyone, even for beginners to play a 'sakura-sakura' melody at home.
We also issue diplomas made of washi-paper.

Free size koto plectrum​ ​

Usually koto plectrums are made to fit your finger size.
At SAKURA participants will be provide adjustable size plectrums.​ ​

Two-part Kimono & Easy Hair Arrangement Free Service!

A two-part kimono that isn't cramped and can be worn right away, in fact it dates back to the Muromachi period and is older than the current kimono.
It is easy to cut and comes in various colors and patterns. In addition, we will prepare an up-style and a flower hairpin to help you arrange a simple hair!
Whether you're alone or with your friends, it's Instagram!

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    Plan attractions

    Time schedule

    ~18:00 Let us know your preferred starting time upon booking.
    10:00

    ~18:00 予約時に希望スタート時間をお知らせください。 ①ウェルカムティー、アンケートご記入、お着換えなどの準備と説明 5分
    ②筝レッスン開始 50分
    ③写真撮影、オリジナルブックレットのお渡し 5分

    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~3
    About duration 60 minutes
    Operating period All-year-round
    Assembly time Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your reservation time.
    Booking deadline Until 5:59 AM on the day

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking
    Locker

    Dress code - Must bring items No special requirements.
    About rental items For ladies: a two-piece kimono
    For men: samue wear
    For girls: yukata
    For boys: yukata or martial arts uniform

    Matters require attention The event will be cancelled if you are late for more than 10 minutes.

    All reviews 1Results

    Guest user

    I participated for the first time. Although I was a little uneasy with little experience of musical instrument playing, I was able to teach carefully and enjoyed while playing.

    • 5.0
    Participating date: November 2018

    Access - Map

    京都市中京区室町通御池上ル御池之町305番地 遊子庵
    Assembly point

    Our staff will be waiting at the building entrance.​ ​​ ​

    If you arrive by car

    From Osaka: Meishin Expressway 25 min. from Kyoto South 2 IC 
    From Nagoya: Meishin Expressway 25 min. from Kyoto East IC

    * There are several parking lots nearby

    If you arrive by train

    地下鉄烏丸線および東西線「烏丸御池」下車、北西側2番出口より徒歩3分

    If you arrive by other means of transportation

    バス停「新町御池」より徒歩3分
    バス停「烏丸御池」より徒歩4分

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    Activity Provider of this plan

    License and Qualifications 日本寿司アカデミー認定インストラクター 華道教授 茶道教授 
    Member organizations and associations Kyoto City tourism association
    Number of staff 2
    person
    Number of instructors 5
    person

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