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Traditional Hakata Doll Craftwork

Traditional Hakata Doll Craftwork

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and Japanese

About your host

Mie and/or Shoji will host this experience. Mie I was born and raised in Hakata, Fukuoka, and I have forty-five years' experience in painting hakata dolls. My husband and I have a studio and we teach students of all ages. I am looking forward to providing a beautiful cultural experience during your stay in Japan. Shoji I am a Hakata doll master with fifty years' experience. I am qualified as…
Mie And Shoji
Mie And Shoji
Mie And Shoji
Mie And Shoji

What we’ll do

Hakata Doll is a traditional craft of Hakata made from clay. It has 400 years of history and is one of traditional crafts representing Japan. We invite you to our unique studio in a rural enviroment where you'll learn about all this taditional craft and you'll be able to paint a hakata doll. We'll start sharing some history and explaining all the process and materials required. Then, you'll…

What else you should know

Please come with casual clothes which you would not mind getting dirty.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
snack Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or special considerations, and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Drinks
Matcha

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Where you'll be

Please come by car The studio is an hour away from the center of Fukuoka by car. Around our studio you can enjoy the rural scenery. Cherry blossom in spring, paddy field in summer, autumn leaves and rice fields with ripe golden ears in fall, snow scene in winter can be enjoyed. There are also exhibits of Hakata dolls at the studio, there are many type of dolls. The place to experience painting is the first floor of a two-story building. It is a gallery and painting experience venue. You can experience painting while referring to the color scheme of traditional craftsmen's works.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

Please come with casual clothes which you would not mind getting dirty.
Mie And Shoji
craft class
Traditional Hakata Doll Craftwork
8 reviews
$65 per person
8 reviews
$65 per person