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Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), Kimono dressing and Edo Sashimono (Traditional Japanese Craft)
[Same day program with Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2019]

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Workshop

Let’s enjoy and experience Japanese traditional culture together with Japanese gardens

The experience program such as of Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), Kimono dressing, and traditional Japanese craft will be held at the Hama-rikyu Gardens for foreign visitors. This is a valuable opportunity to come in contact with traditional culture while being in a Japanese traditional garden well known as a metropolitan oasis. Guidance in English is available and guidebooks in Japanese, English, Chinese, or Korean will be distributed to participants.

*All programs are subject to change depending on schedules.

Other events on the same day
Please see here for details about Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2019.

Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement) Experience 

After the instructor arranged flowers as sample,the participant arranges flowers each along the sample.You can take a picture and take flowers home with you.

11:30- / 13:30- / 14:30- (40 minutes per session)
Number of participants:20 persons per session
Admission: Free of charge (Advance application not required.)
*Hama-rikyu Gardens admission fee required

Japanese Flower Arrangement Performance [Stage Event]

10:30-11:00 / 12:30-13:00
Admission:Free of charge (Advance application not required.)
*Hama-rikyu Gardens admission fee required

Edo Sashimono (Traditional Japanese Craft) Experience

Sashimono,the art of traditional Japanese joinery,refers to the creation of items used in everyday life,such as boxes,shelves,desks and dressers,by using a woodworking ruler to measure boards and then fitting them snugly together.In this workshop,we will use these techniques to make wooden chopsticks.

10:30- / 11:30- / 13:30- / 14:30- / 15:30- (40 minutes per session)
Number of participants:8 persons per session
Admission:500yen (Advance application not required.)
*Hama-rikyu Gardens admission fee required

Kimono dressing Experience

Enjoy a stroll in the Hama-rikyu Gardens in Kimono, a traditional Japanese clothes.There are five kinds of Kimono available; a formal Furisode with extra-long-sleeves,or a casual Kimono for woman, a formal Monpuku (crested Kimono)for men,and one for small children.
*In the event of rain,services will include fitting and photo shooting only with no garden walk.

9:30-15:00 (Final reception) (60 minutes per session)
Number of participants: 100 persons per day
Admission: Free of charge (Advance application not required.)
*Hama-rikyu Gardens admission fee required


Tokyo Tradition Office, Arts Council Tokyo
TEL: 03-5428-3655 (10:00-18:00)


Hama-rikyu Gardens [Near the Nakanogomon Gate]



Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History Culture)
Supported by and in cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Goverment
Cooperated by
Tokyo Metropolitan Tea Ceremony / Flower Arrangement Federation (Japanese flower arrangement), Edo Sashimono cooperative association (Edo Sashimono), The Cultural Foundation for Promoting the National Costume of Japan (Kimono dressing)