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Why not try traditional Japanese shodo when you visit Japan? We hold shodo classes for tourists taught by professional tutors with master licenses. Calligrapher Masumi Narita makes and sells one-of-a-kind handwritten works such as tattoo designs...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2-5-5 Kitashinjuku, Shinjuku 169-0074, Tokyo Prefecture
During my visit in Japan I wanted to take calligraphy lessons, so I via internet I found this school and by mailing back and forth I scheduled two private calligraphy lessons. I went to Ms Narita in Shinjuku Tokyo. The lessons are at her private...More
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.