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Enjoy a noble incense culture of Japan

Enjoy a noble incense culture of Japan

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English and Japanese

About your host

My husband and I own Gallery Okubo, which has over 100 years of history behind it. There is a traditional Japanese tearoom on the second floor, where we've hosted over 800 guests since 2015. I'd love to share the charm of Japanese antiques with you.
Machiko
Machiko
Machiko
Machiko

What we’ll do

Kodo is the art of appreciating Japanese incense and involves using incense within a structure of codified conduct. You’ll experience the four Japanese seasons through Kodo—a kind of a game going back over 1,000 years. The proccess of concentration in Kodo may lead to the concept of mindfullness.You’ll get to try forms of traditional Japanese culture. I'll introduce some antique wooden plates to…

What else you should know

Please do not wear strong perfume.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
lunch. Small sweets three kinds of lunch menu below: A. Keema curry B. Quiche and Toast C. Brown rice ball onigiri.
Drinks
Welcome drink
Equipment
Koudo, calligraphy tools

What to bring

short socks

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Where we'll be

We’ll be at Gallery Okubo in Yanaka, which is a short walk from Nippori Station. The area is known for its atmosphere and good vintage wine. Gallery Okubo is an antique shop with over 100 years of history behind it and we’ll be on the second floor of the shop in a purpose-built room.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of any ages can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

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Please do not wear strong perfume.
Machiko
workshop
Enjoy a noble incense culture of Japan
1 review
₹3,594 per person
1 review
₹3,594 per person