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Wakalture Experience

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Loveliest morning you could spend in Tokyo - the perfect downtime

I was looking for an activity to do in some quiet time (I'm a solo female traveller for 6 weeks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Great and fun experience, a must if you are visiting Tokyo

We have decided to take our vacation this year in Tokyo, we are always looking for something local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wakana teaches you the real Japanese culture such as traditional calligraphy, cooking(Udon noodle and Japanese omelette Tamagoyaki), Origami, Tsumami-zaiku etc... At the calligraphy class, you will write your favorite word with your name in Japanese...more
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6-9-7 Sotokanda | 4f, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 80-7818-7823
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was looking for an activity to do in some quiet time (I'm a solo female traveller for 6 weeks, Japan can be overwhelming!) when I came across Wakana's classes. I booked 2 for one morning - Tsumami-zaiku and Calligraphy. I must admit I was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have decided to take our vacation this year in Tokyo, we are always looking for something local and if possible combined with artistic experience. We have found Wakalture on trip advisor with very high recommendations so we booked us the Wakalture experience. From the...More

Thank yyosef34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wakana was a good teacher - very friendly and guided us gently in the class. We got to eat whatever we cooked, and both the udon and tamagoyaki tasted really good! She spoke good English which allowed for good conversation on Japan and our travels.She...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We did the noodle making and calligraphy class together. Wakana’s class has a nice relaxed feel like you’ve been invited to a friends house. Got to use the proper ink stone and brush for be calligraphy with severa practices to perfect a set of characters...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Wakana is a very kind and easygoing person. She explains things well and provides good guidance, all in a cosy atmosphere. I booked an introductory class where all the equipment was provided by Wakana. So thank you for the great experience, I learned a lot!

Thank David K
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I was really happy we took time to go to Wakalture. Wakana is a super talented certified calligrapher, and so nice! We took the beginners class, and she showed us what to do, while explaining about the calligraphy itself. I enjoyed this a lot and...More

Thank Thea S
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4, with 2 boys (ages 11 and 6) did the calligraphy and udon noodle making class with Wakana about 2 weeks ago And it was one of our highlights. I always seek out cultural/ unique experiences that are family friendly and this...More

Thank RC2277
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I studied in China Mandarin and went traveling after my studies. At Wakalture I learned more about Japanese calligraphy, which is originally based at 汉字, the Chinese writing. Wakana the owner, thought me more about the writing system in Japan. It was a lot of...More

Thank Geremia S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This was my third trip to Tokyo, my friend wanted to try a calligraphy class, we chose this one from the great reviews, not only we learnt some calligraphy, we also learnt a lot about the Japanese culture and nation in general, we asked so...More

Thank Marhoun R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Wakana led us through A wonderful experience of making udon and origami .... our 8 yr old’s two favorites. She was pleasant, patient, and highly informative. You can tell that her standards are high and that she does her utmost best to share authentic Japanese...More

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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