Incense Bag (Japanese Sachet) Making with Fragrant Wood Chips in Kyoto
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.
- We do not charge any cancellation fees, but please be sure to let us know beforehand if you wish to cancel the activity.
|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)
- 10:30, 11:00, 14:30, 16:00
- 0 (hrs)
Check In/Pickup Location Details
*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.
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.
- 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|
Meet at Kyoto Handicraft Center
Incense Bag (Japanese Sachet) Making Lesson
Choose the bags in your favorite pattern from ones of Nishijin brocade and crepe.
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.
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.
Check-out at Kyoto Handicraft Center