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Incense Workshop - Making Scents of Japan

Incense Workshop - Making Scents of Japan

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Incense Workshop - Making Scents of Japan
Incense Workshop - Making Scents of Japan
Incense Workshop - Making Scents of Japan
Incense Workshop - Making Scents of Japan

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Highlights

- Arts & Crafts Experience
- Make your own incense to take home

Description

Burning incense is a tradition in Japan that dates back to the 6th century, and is used in various Buddhist ceremonies and for meditation. Take your pick from four different scents, Yuzu, Daphne, Hinoki and Sakura, and learn how to craft a traditional cone shaped incense to take with you on the road. 

Who This Experience Is Good For

This experience is great for people who like to meditate, or enjoy making crafts.

Meet Our Local Host

Momoko is a cultural conservationist. Through traditional craftwork and authentic repair techniques, she shares stories and secrets from the Japanese countryside that encourage us to design a richer, more nourishing life.

Itinerary

- Meet at accommodations
- Walk 7 minutes to subway station
- Ride Subway for 5 minutes
- Change to Keihan Line
- Ride Keihan Line for 43 minutes
- Walk for 14 minutes to venue
- Introduction to our sensei, and a brief history of incense in Japan
- Hour long workshop

What’s Included

- Incense making kit
- Lesson from the sensei

What’s Not Included

- Public Transportation (¥1,180)

Know Before You Go

- Minimum Needed: 4 people
- Maximum Capacity: 6 people
- Booking Deadline: 7 days before event
- Weather Dependent: No
- Difficulty Level: Easy
- Special Clothing Required: No
- Extra Cash: Needed for public transportation
- Transportation: We will be taking two trains

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