Appreciate the beauty of the island of Miyajima, across from Hiroshima City in the Seto Inland Sea. Officially named Itsukushima, Miyajima is home to Itsukushima Shrine, with its wonderful torii gate in the ocean is said to be one of the three most beautiful spots in Japan. Spiritual and humbling, it’s the perfect place to learn about Japanese culture through some of Japan’s traditional activities. This Miyajima Calligraphy, Kimono, and Tea Ceremony Experience is a one and a half hour immersive experience of Japanese traditional culture held in a 300-year-old Japanese temple!
Join a Miyajima Calligraphy, Kimono, and Tea Ceremony Experience to firstly try wearing a beautiful Japanese kimono. With a lovely Japanese pattern and many choices. take part in a Japanese tea ceremony. Learn about “the way of tea” in Japan, sado, and learn about the ritual of preparing and enjoying tea. You’ll also learn how to prepare a hot cup of matcha for yourself, sipping from ceramics made locally in the Miyajima area. Finally, you’ll embrace the way of writing and try your hand at Japanese calligraphy. You’ll learn techniques and brush strokes using traditional brushes and sumi ink to write your choice of Chinese Chatacter(kanji) and your name in Japanese Alphabet. Enjoy three different aspects of traditional Japanese culture during this wonderful Miyajima Calligraphy, Kimono, and Tea Ceremony Experience on a lovely day trip away from Hiroshima.
An English-speaking kimono, calligraphy, and tea ceremony instructor
Tea ceremony utensils, equipment, and ingredients
Calligraphy tools and paint
Hard cylinder to transport your calligraphy home
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is at the experience location on Miyajima Island (Itsukushima). Details will be shared after booking.
Please be reminded to come to the experience on time