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Incense Bag (Japanese Sachet) Making with Fragrant Wood Chips in Kyoto


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Wrap fragrant wood chips together to create a personal incense as you learn this traditional art of Kyoto. The finished Nishijin brocade or crepe bags give off a gentle fragrance.

Cancellation Policy

  • We do not charge any cancellation fees, but please be sure to let us know beforehand if you wish to cancel the activity.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult/Child (Age 6 & Up) $27


  • Traditional handicraft activity fee
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 100 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 10:30,  11:00,  14:30,  16:00


  • 0 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train
    *10-minute walk from Keihan Main Line Jingu Marutamachi Station
    *15-minute walk from Subway Tozai Line Higashiyama Station
    *Please note that there are also ‘Marutamachi Station’ on Kyoto Municipal Subway.
    By Municipal Bus
    *From JR, Kintetsu, Subway Kyoto Station
    About 30-minute ride from D2 platform in the bus terminal in front of Kyoto Station on Bus No.206 bound for ‘Higashiyamadori Kitaoji Bus Terminal,’ get off at ‘Kumanojinjamae.’ 3-minute walk from the bus stop.
    *From Shijokawaramachi
    No. 31 bound for Higashiyamadori, Takano, Iwakura
    No. 201 bound for Gion, Hyakumanben
    No. 203 bound for Gion, Kinrinshako
    Get off at ‘Kumanojinjamae.’ 3-minute walk from the bus stop.
    If you come by your own car
    *About 20 minutes from Meishin Expressway ‘Kyotohigashi IC’
    *About 30 minutes from Meishin Expressway ‘Kyotominami IC’
    *About 20 minutes from Hanshin Expressway Kyoto Line ‘Kamogawahigashi IC’
    *We have a parking area for 8 vehicles in the basement floor.
    *Height limitation: up to 1.6 m
    *Please request at the information desk at the 1st floor of the west building, where you can receive parking permit.
    *Please understand that we ask you to park your car at a parking area nearby (unaffiliated,) if your car is higher than 1.6 m, or our parking area is fully occupied.


  • Elementary school students and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.


Incense Bag (Japanese Sachet) Making with Fragrant Wood Chips in Kyoto
10:30:00 Meet at Kyoto Handicraft Center

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Incense Bag (Japanese Sachet) Making Lesson

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Choose Bags
Choose the bags in your favorite pattern from ones of Nishijin brocade and crepe.
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Incense Bag Making
After the explanation on the history of incense and incense bag, and on fragrant woods, you will put the incense you have blended into a fragrance you like to make two incense bags; a large one and a small one. Enjoy making your original incense bags with your favorite fragrance.
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You can use the incense bags in a variety of ways, for example, displaying it in your room, or putting it in a drawer of your chest, even making it into a strap to put on your bag.
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11:10:00 Check-out at Kyoto Handicraft Center

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