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Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya

Closed Now: 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00
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Stupendous cultural experience in Kyoto!

If you're fascinated with traditional Japanese culture and want to learn more through an immersive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michaelsballard
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
The best experience in Kyoto

Doing this experience was an amazing discovery: not only the activity itself is beautiful and you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bellaab2327
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Seoul, South Korea
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Would you like to try painting your own kimono pattern on post card? You can paint fun while watching a sample. You can put the finished picture postcard on the spot and take it home. Please create your own original postcard by all means in...more
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525 Kamiumamachi, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0927, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-561-0417
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're fascinated with traditional Japanese culture and want to learn more through an immersive experience, then this is the activity for you! It's perfect for a date or for a family. Kyosuke and his wife, Yoko, are wonderful hosts and excellent teachers. We felt...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Doing this experience was an amazing discovery: not only the activity itself is beautiful and you learn about the traditional patterns on kimonos, but the ambiance is relaxing, the couple hosting the class are very welcoming and friendly and the dedication put into it makes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you bellaab2327 Thank you for coming the other day! And thanks so much! We’re enjoying yours as well!

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I had such a nice time learning to paint kimono art with artist and art teacher Kyosuke-san as well as his lovely wife Yoko-san. In their cozy studio, tranquil classical music filled the air as I worked on my painting. Even more meaningful was learning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Alexis N Thank you so much for posting a great review! We are also very pleased that we were drawn into your story and shared. We are truly delighted to see you. The joy of meeting you has become an unforgettable experience for us....More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

It was such a pleasure to have the chance to attend this workshop with sensei Kyosuke and lovely Yoko. It is easy walking distance from Sanjusangendo temple/national museum or the train station and they speak very good English. Generous tea and sweets! You come away...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi! JennyB4834 Sorry for the late reply. Thank you for posting reviews before this. After that, have you been able to buy brushes and various painting materials at Gwasendo? I hope you can draw a variety of pictures even in your daily life! When you...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I have attended the kimono art workshop in KYO-YA. The teacher, Mr Kojima is a kimono artist. He teached me to paint the pattern patiently. Mr and mrs Kojima are very nice people. I was having a good time in painting. I highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi! Sapphire H Sorry for the late reply. Thank you for posting reviews before this. Were you able to continue enjoying Japan trips after that? Kyoto is a wonderful place no matter which season you visit, so please come again in a different season. At...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

It was a very nice morning with a friendly teacher and his wife. I learned a niew panting technic and wil use it when I paint postcards by my self. It where a nice two oures.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi! GuMM6. Sorry for the late reply. Thank you for posting reviews before this. Is Kimono Painting technique used for your hobby? If you would like to get a new technique again, please come to the Kyo-ya. I think that you went to various places...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Kyosuke Kojima and his wife Yoko were excellent hosts! We had a wonderful morning with them as they guided us through our selected paintings. It was an excellent way to experience a bit of Japanese culture (complete with tea and snacks) in a very quiet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi! Ben R Sorry for the late reply. Thank you for posting reviews before this. Your daughter painted a kimono pattern very well. Moreover, we were surprised by the certainty of the eyes to distinguish your art. If you are coming to Japan again, please...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Handmade momentos mean more! Terrific hosts, peaceful and inviting setting. All, including teenage daughter, enjoyed artists with painting and delicious snacks. This authentic, off the beaten path, activity was definitely a highlight of our trip to Kyoto. Suitable for any age.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judy G
kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hello Judy G Thank you for posting a nice review. We were also happy that we could spend very nice time with your husband and daughter. Both of them enjoyed our workshop very well and we enjoyed being able to sing the Beatles' songs together....More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

My daughters are aged 5 and 8. Both really enjoyed the art class. Mr&Mrs. Kyosuke Kojima are lovely and kind hearted hosts. It was by far my daughters favourite thing to do in Kyoto. The art work they produced was a beautiful souvenir of Japan....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Hellow Andrew J Thank you for posting the review. Your daughters were 8 and 5 years old, but they worked fine on the subject of the workshop. We are happy to know that five years old is the youngest age in my classroom. It's great!!!...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Its a long-overdue review. It's my pleasure to meet Mr. &Mrs. Kojima. They are very friendly and nice, as they waited for me who was late because I got on the wrong bus and got lost on the way to their studio. From what I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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kyosukek2018, オーナー at Kimono Art Workshop Kyo-ya, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi! Lei C Thank you for posting reviews here too! We are very happy. Now you return to your country, it is a great pleasure for us that you remember the beauty of Japan. Next time when you come to Japan, please be sure to...More

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