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【Japanese culture experience in Onna-son, on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays】~Japanese Caligraphy~
In Shodo (calligraphy), there are many types of styles such as Kaisho (square), Gyosho (semi cursive), or Sosho (cursive) which are used for writing Kanji.
In Japan, the Kanji characters, originally from China, were spread in the Yayoi period. “Shodo” was spread as Buddhism was brought to Japan and spread by Shotoku-taishi and Shomu emperor through sutra copying.
There are three types of Japanese characters: Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana. In Sasagirian, we will teach you Japanese characters step by step so that anyone can experience the world of Shodo.
Shodo is written with the brush and the ink and its world is unlimited. You will have the time to meditate and face the paper. In Shodo it has been said that “Your incorrect posture leads to incorrect handwriting”, which means that your life itself, and your personality will be reflected in your handwriting. We’ll be delighted if you could feel the importance of putting your heart in when writing a character and seeing how Shodo is profound all while feeling the possibilities of brush written characters. Through experiencing Shodo, we hope that the Japanese written characters will be spread throughout the world and people could feel the warmth of brush written Japanese characters.
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  • One person OK
  • Children OK
  • Pick up service available
  • With meals
  • Required Time
  • in 2 h
  • Payment Method
  • Pre-payment by credit card
Price above 13 years old: ¥8,250
4 years old - 12 years old: ¥3,850
Schedule Reception procedures

Change clothes into a simplified kimono

Calligraphy experience

Commemorative photo (if you wish)

Change of clothes

End of the activity
Age 4years old ~
Things included in the price Calligraphy experience fee
Kimono rental fee
Facility usage
Take home your calligraphy (colored paper/ half paper)
Meeting Place 〒904-0401
1765-8 Nakama, Onna-son, Okinawa.

MapCode : 206 351 733*47
Meeting Time Please come by the time of your reservation.
Important notice Capacity of small groups of up to 12 persons.
You may share the activity with other customers.
Local staff will only provide service in Japanese or English.
Please be forewarned that for companions who only want to watch or when you bring an interpreter the entry fee will be charged as well.
We have prepared the necessary items for the experience, so please feel free to come empty-handed.
There is no special dress code. You can come with jeans.
You can take photos during the experience, but, please try to not disturb other customers.
Cancellation Policy In the case of cancellation due to customer's convenience, the cancellation fees will be incurred as follows:
30% of the activity fee from 2 days prior.
50% of the activity fee from day before.
100% of the cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations on the same day, non-arrival clients or no show clients.
Organizer Sasagirian (笹桐庵) Open: from Thursdays to Sundays, 13:00 to 17:00.

Closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Also closes on Qingming day, Vernal and Autumnal Equinox Days, Obon period of the Japan's old (lunisolar) calendar and New Year holidays.

Available languages: ja en
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