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Absolutely amazing

We did an hour lesson in block printing and were really pleased with the results but most... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JoshuaJJames
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London, United Kingdom
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Such fun.

Went here with no great expectations but what an experience that proved with care that an excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnthonyG669
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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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Mokuhankan is a woodblock print shop with three main activities: browse the prints on display, watch our professional printers at work, or make your own print to take home at one of our Print Parties.
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1-41-8 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 70-5011-1418
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did an hour lesson in block printing and were really pleased with the results but most importantly Dave and his team were just super friendly and was a great time. Only downside was I didn’t know whether we could tip or not (we were...More

Thank JoshuaJJames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with no great expectations but what an experience that proved with care that an excellent woodblock print could be produced. Excellent instruction throughout but you were allowed to get on with it and the result was quite amazing.

Thank AnthonyG669
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In around 90 minutes, we were taught how to ink the wood blocks and then produce a 4 color print. The print makers are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and patient. They explained the different skills involved in creating and producing block prints, emphasizing the collaborative nature of...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

David was such a good teacher! He was also very funny and personable, his assistant was extremely helpful. Definitely recommended if you’re looking for something fun and educational to do in the Asakusa area! We also bought some beautiful prints!

Thank liewivy93
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I have known of Dave's work through his wonderful videos and have collected some of his prints. It was really great to be able to meet him and make a print from some of his beautifully carved blocks. We were guided through the 4 colour...More

Thank artimundi
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Our family of 4 did the print making party in June. We learned how important it is to be careful in lining up the paper and to work quickly. It was really fun and we made 2 prints of the same subject. We loved it...More

Thank LindaS9108
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My husband, son and I are fans of David Bull's work and have been watching him on Youtube for years. To do a print party and meet David in the flesh was such a thrill. His staff is terrific and we had an amazing experience....More

Thank Marta V
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Did an afternoon visit with my wife after visiting Senso-Ji and Nakamise and had an outstanding time at the shop. David's staff were welcoming and informative, and offered a real glimpse into the intricacies of woodblock printing. We browsed the shop after and were able...More

Thank uwpeteo85
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We had heard about Mokuhankan through some friends. I have three kids; the kids and my parents even had a great time. It was the front end of our vacation and it was a nice way to start. It's a close walk to Asakusa temples...More

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Did this print workshop last December and I honestly think of it every single day.(So finally a review is in order...) It was really interesting and the people were fantastic hosts. We were able to see craftspeople at work and their intense enthusiasm for their...More

Thank Jill G
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Ueno, Asakusa
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Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
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Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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WJL1
12 May 2018|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Our 'general rule' for children is 'Ten and up ...' It's a question of physical capabilities; the bench is at waist height for a typical adult, so very small children really don't have much chance to do this well. We've... More
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sambilly2017
28 September 2017|
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Response from SusannaM_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course. I went with my 14 yo daughter. Enjoy it.
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HilitBl
17 September 2017|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Sorry to be late with this answer ... I didn't realise there was a question here until just now ... We do have other images; please just ask when you make a reservation ...
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Barry and Cathe... S
14 September 2016|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
The paper we use for all the prints we _publish_, is an extremely high-quality long-lasting mulberry paper, of course. For the Print Parties - where cost is a factor - we are using a student-grade paper. This is still... More
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