Activities

We can offer a variety of experience type tours to understand Japanese and Sendai’s Date culture to the person accompanying you.

・The instructor’s travel expenses, translators and venue are not included.
・The photos are for illustrative purposes only and may differ from actual products.

  • Akiu Fishing Area – Fishing Experience
Time Required At least 2 hours, up to a day
Cost ¥2,100 ~ ¥3,100(Lure and fly fee not included.)
*10 or more are as group rates.
Number of People Max. 50 people
Reservations Reservations unnecessary.
*Reservations necessary for catching Rainbow trout (Only summer season).
  • Keyaki Flower Arranging Club
Time Required At least 60 minutes
Cost Approx. \1000 per person for flowers
Number of People From 3 to 20 people
Reservations Up to 1 month in advance
  • Wearing a kimono experience Ume Luv
Time Required Up to 6 hours
Cost \5,500 (rental and dressing included)
Number of People From 1 people
Reservations Up to 2 days in advance
  • Entsuin – Making Japanese Rosary –
Time Required From 20 to 45 minutes
Cost From \1,000 to \8,000
Number of People Max. 30 people
Reservations Reservations required for groups of more than 10 people.
  • Omotesenke Style Yayoi Club
Time Required At least 90 minutes
Cost Approx. \1000 per person
Number of People Max. 30 people
Reservations Up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Kimono experience club
Time Required At least 2 hours
Cost \10,000 for dry cleaning for each group depending on the number in the group.
Number of People Max. 25 people
Reservations Up to 2 weeks in advance
Depending on the venue a mirror may be needed.
  • Shimanuki Decorating Kokeshi wooden dolls
Time Required At least 30 minutes approx.
(depending on the individual).
Cost \500 for 1 doll
Number of People Max. 5 people
Reservations Up to 1 week in advance
  • Sendai Origami Club
Time Required At least 60 minutes
Cost From \800 to \1,000 per person
Number of People Negotiable (Changes according to the number of teachers available)
Reservations Reservations are necessary between 1 month and 2 weeks beforehand.
  • Sendai Date style incense smelling ceremony
Time Required From 60 minutes to 90 minutes
Cost \5,000 p.p. (material not included)
Number of People Max. 15 people
Reservations Up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Sendai Kaleidoscopes Art Museum – Make a Kaleidoscope –
Time Required From 5 minutes to 30 minutes
Cost \1,200 to \4,000 depending on the type
Number of People Max.15 people
Reservations Unnecessary
  • Sencha ( Green Tea) Group
Time Required At least 60 minutes
Cost Changes according to the number of people
Number of People Please contact us
Reservations Reservations are necessary between 1 month and 2 weeks beforehand.
  • Japanese Calligraphy Club
Time Required 2 hours
Cost Please contact us
Number of People Max. 20 people (negotiable)
Reservations Reservations are necessary between 10 days and 1week beforehand.
  • Hosokawa Style Bonseki, Club Fuji
Time Required From 90 minutes to 2 hours
Cost \500 per person
Number of People From 3 people to 5 people
Reservations Up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Matcha Green Tea Club
Time Required 2 hours (depending on the number of people).
Cost Cost of the tea, cost of the sweets, flower fee and fee for consumables
Number of People From 2 people to max. 20 people (negotiable)
Reservations Up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Miyagi Hand-Made Soba Study Group
Time Required At least 1 hour and a half
Cost \400, or \300 for only the meal
Number of People Max. 15 people
Reservations By the 15th of each month for the next month
Other We use propane gas.
  • Rinnoji Temple – Zen Meditation
Time Required At least 20 minutes (negotiable) or 1 hour with garden viewing.
Cost \500 (including entrance to the garden).
Reservations At least 2 weeks prior
Other Only available on week day mornings or after 3:30.

These are activities offered by Akiu Traditional Craft Village. Translator is necessary.

●Akiu Traditional Craft Village
〒982-0241 54, Uehara, Yumoto, Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai
40 minutes by taxi from JR Sendai Station

  • Onkomatokoro Hiroi (spinning tops)

Painting Spinning Tops

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
Time Required At least 15 minutes (depending on the number of people)
Cost \1,000 per person
Number of People From 1 to 20 people
Reservations Necessary for groups of more than 10
Closed Undecided
  • Ganguan Kokeshiya (wooden dolls)

Painting wooden dolls

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
Time Required Approx. 60 minutes
Cost \1,000 per person
Number of People From 1 to 65 people
Reservations Necessary
Closed Tuesdays
  • Kumanodo

Chopstick lacquering

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
Time Required Approx. 40 minutes
Cost \1,300 per person
+ \200 postage
Number of People From 3 to 20 people
Reservations Necessary
Closed Undecided

※Natural lacquer is used and may cause a rash.
The finished product will be delivered by post at a later date.

  • Sato Kokeshiya (wooden dolls)

Painting wooden dolls

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
Time Required Approx. 60 minutes
Cost \1,000 per person
Number of People From 1 to 50 people
Reservations Necessary (We may be able to accommodate you directly)
Closed Undecided
  • Dyeing and Weaving Atelier Tsuru

Handkerchief Indigo dyeing

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
(unavailable from Dec. to Mar.)
Time Required 60 minutes
Cost \1,500 per person
Number of People From 2 to 30 people
Reservations Necessary
Closed Undecided
  • Hirano Crafts

Making keyrings and puzzles

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
(Opened on Sundays)
Time Required At least 60 minutes
Cost \1,000~\1,500 per person
Number of People Please contact us
Reservations Necessary
Closed Undecided
  • Wagatsuma Kokeshi Wooden Dolls

Painting wooden dolls, pen stands, chopstick rests, egg cups and accessories, and a potter’s wheel experience

Opening Hours From 9:00 to 17:00
Time Required From 30 minutes to 60 minutes
Cost \500 per person
Number of People From 1 to 5 people
Reservations Necessary
Closed Undecided
 

 

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