Traditional Japanese Experience classes

This is KNOT just a guest house.
Enjoy our special experience programs during your stay!


Why don’t you try Shodo, a long respected art form in Japan dating back


Have fun in a modern Machiya house learning how to use Japanese calligraphy brushes, practice writing Kanji and create your very own masterpiece to take home as a souvenir.

2 hours private class—3,500JPY/person

Get 1,000JPY discount with booking more than 2 weeks before.

*We are sorry but children 12 years under are not acceptable to join this class.
*In case you are staying with children 12 years under, please let us know in advance.

*Please join the class with casual cloths which you would not mind getting dirty.

Mizuhiki works

Mizuhiki is a paper string rapped with colored silk. In Japan, people use the one to tie gifts for special occasions like weddings, celebrations also funerals.
Mizuhiki artist Ai will teach you some basic ways to tie Mizuhiki and you can make an accessory, a charm or earrings whatever you’d like. You can take the Mizuhiki back home as a souvenir.

mizuhiki works
mizuhiki works

Class fee
¥3000/one person
¥2500/person in case of more than 2 people group

Please book it a week ahead at least.

●Instructor: Ai


Hi, I’m Ai, a Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) artist. I’ve been learning Shodo since I
was 6. I’m very keen on creating my own style of calligraphy. I will teach you the basics of how to write Japanese calligraphy and help you to make your own masterpiece to take home as a souvenir. Let’s have a fun and find your inner artist!!

Other classes / events

We sometimes open our house to the public for our special events.