Lets Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) !!

For those who think artistic talent is a prerequisite, Let’s Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) offers a welcoming space to explore this traditional art form.

Discover the meditative rhythm of brush strokes and the elegance of Japanese characters in a relaxed and supportive environment.

With guidance tailored to beginners, participants can uncover hidden creativity and embrace the beauty of imperfection.

But what sets this experience apart? Stay tuned to uncover how Let’s Shodo transcends mere artistry to become a transformative journey of self-expression and culture.

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Just The Basics

Lets Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) !! - Just The Basics

  • Experience meditative brush strokes and elegant Japanese characters.
  • Tailored guidance for beginners to unleash creativity.
  • Personalized one-to-one calligraphy lessons in a local’s home.
  • Cultural immersion through hands-on practice in Tokyo.

Experience Details

Set out on a personalized calligraphy journey with one-to-one guidance during a private lesson on Japanese culture and traditions in a local’s home. Enjoy the world of Japanese art through a hands-on experience that delves into the depths of culture. Learn the intricate strokes and meanings behind each character as you create your own beautiful calligraphy pieces.

This experience offers a unique opportunity to explore the art form in an authentic setting, allowing you to take home not just your creations but also a deeper understanding of the rich traditions that shape Japanese calligraphy. With step-by-step guidance and all necessary materials provided, this budget-friendly adventure promises to be both educational and inspiring.


Lets Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) !! - Inclusions

The experience package includes a calligraphy tool, colored paper or fan, practice paper, and consumable supplies, along with private transportation and tax. Participants can enjoy the art of Japanese calligraphy with these inclusions.

  • Calligraphy tools: Explore the traditional art form using authentic tools.

  • Cultural immersion: Experience a deep dive into Japanese culture through hands-on practice.

  • Private transportation: Enjoy the convenience of private transport to and from the lesson for a hassle-free experience.


Starting with the logistics of the experience, you will meet at Yōga Sta. in Setagaya City, Tokyo, for the private calligraphy lesson. The meeting point is conveniently located near public transportation, making it easy to reach.

Private transportation is included in the package, ensuring a hassle-free journey to and from the lesson. Participants can expect confirmation upon booking, securing their spot for the activity. It’s important to note that the experience isn’t wheelchair accessible. However, it’s suitable for most travelers seeking a hands-on calligraphy experience.

This setup allows for a smooth start to the lesson, with all transportation arrangements taken care of for a stress-free learning session.

Cancellation Policy

Upon booking the calligraphy experience, participants are eligible for a full refund if the cancellation is made at least 24 hours in advance. Unfortunately, no refunds are provided for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start time. Plus, changes to bookings aren’t accepted within 24 hours of the experience.

It’s essential to note that the cancellation cut-off times are based on local time. If circumstances prevent you from attending, exploring alternatives like rescheduling for a different date or transferring your booking to a friend could be options to consider. Always remember to communicate promptly with the experience provider to discuss any changes or cancellations.

Reviews and Pricing

Venture into the world of Japanese calligraphy with a top-rated experience starting from SEK 642.64, garnering a perfect 5.0 rating based on feedback from 11 verified travelers on Viator and Tripadvisor. Customers have left positive reviews, particularly praising the instructor’s expertise in teaching calligraphy techniques and providing a hands-on experience that allows for culture. The pricing is competitive, offering a great value for the comprehensive package that includes all necessary materials. For a traditional art experience and a cultural exchange, this calligraphy session comes highly recommended. Below is a pricing comparison table for reference:

Platform Price (SEK) Rating Reviews
Viator 642.64 5.0 6
Tripadvisor 642.64 5.0 5

Frequently Asked Questions

Lets Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) !! - Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the History and Significance of Japanese Calligraphy in Japanese Culture?

Japanese calligraphy holds a rich history and deep significance in Japanese culture. It combines Japanese brushstrokes with artistic expression, serving as both a traditional art and a mindfulness practice. It reflects the essence of Japanese aesthetics and spirituality.

Can Participants Choose the Specific Characters or Words They Want to Write During the Calligraphy Lesson?

Participants can select the characters or words they wish to write during the calligraphy lesson. Lessons are customized to cater to participants’ preferences. This personalized approach ensures a unique and tailored experience for each individual.

Are There Any Cultural Etiquettes or Customs to Be Aware of When Participating in a Japanese Calligraphy Experience?

Cultural customs and participation guidelines are important in a Japanese calligraphy experience. Participants should follow the instructor’s lead, show respect by bowing before and after the lesson, and handle the tools with care.

Are There Any Opportunities for Additional Practice or Further Instruction After the Initial Lesson?

For those seeking more practice after the initial lesson, there are opportunities for additional workshops or joining practice groups. These options can provide further instruction and a chance to hone calligraphy skills in a relaxed setting.

How Does Japanese Calligraphy Differ From Western Calligraphy in Terms of Techniques and Styles?

Japanese calligraphy differs from Western calligraphy by focusing on brush strokes and materials, emphasizing expressing emotions and fluidity. It’s a dynamic art form where the tools and techniques used reflect the deep cultural and artistic traditions of Japan.

Final Words

Enjoy the art of Japanese calligraphy with ‘Lets Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) !!’ for an authentic and immersive experience in Tokyo.

With personalized guidance, hands-on practice, and convenient transportation included, this activity offers a unique opportunity to explore Japanese culture and traditions.

Don’t miss out on this budget-friendly and unforgettable artistic adventure with MAKI Japanese Calligraphy.