Wagashi Making and Tea Ceremony Experience

和菓⼦づくりとお茶席体験 (Wagashizukuri to Ochasekitaiken)
Learn to make Japanese sweets from a master!
Encounter centuries of Japanese sweets tradition with a wagashi (Japanese sweets) making lesson at the ancient Iwamotoji temple in Shimanto Town. With the guidance of a shokunin (master craftsman) who trained under wagashi masters in Kyoto, anyone can create delightfully edible art.
The classes are offered twice a day, either from 9:00 to 12:00 or 15:00 to 18:00 and are by reservation only, made at least one week in advance. Each participant will make four sweets, two classic and two seasonal within the first two hours, the lesson will close with a tea ceremony performance so everyone can savour some delectable wagashi with freshly whisked matcha.
The classes are conducted by the wagashi shokunin from the nearby family run wagashi store, Shoukakudou; now operated by the third generation of craftsman is passionate about bringing people closer to the art of wagashi.
Children from the age of 6 are welcome. Lessons are conducted in Japanese or English.
Regions
West
Themes
Culinary Experience
Address 高知県高岡郡四万十町茂串町3-13(3-13, Shigekushicho, Shimanto Town, Takaoka Gun, Kochi Prefecture, Japan)
Telephone Number 0880-22-0376
Open9:00-18:00
ClosedNo scheduled holidays
Price18 years and older 5,200 yen (tax incl.)
Between 6~17 years old 3,900 yen (tax incl.)
* Children under 6 years old can not participate


・ sponsored insurance
* Scope of sponsored insurance accident or injury coverage
● Death 3 million yen
● Hospitalization 1,000 yen (per day)
● Hospital Treatment 1,000 yen (per day)
・ Participation fee
* As specified in the itinerary
DirectionsAbout 10 min drive from Shimanto-cho chuo IC on Kochi Expressway
Website Website
Map Code362 136 554*54
Online Reservation Official website for reservation
RemarksItems to bring
・ mask
・ hand towel

Available languages
・ Japanese
・ English (via translation software)

Reservation period
Until 7 days prior to the day you wish to make a reservation

Payment
・ only accepted by credit card

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