Jun 18,2018 Try Karakami, a Traditional Handicraft!
Kyo-karakami paper is a traditional handicraft that originated around 1,000 years ago and used for sliding screen paper and wallpaper. The paper is printed on using woodblock printing techniques. Paint is put on the surface of the woodblocks engraved by hand with traditional patterns, and then matched with a piece of Japanese paper with patterns and then handmade one by one.
At KARAMARU, you will use a trial kit, that uses the same karakami paper and creation process as Kyo-karakami. With 9 patterns to choose from, you can make your very own original postcard that is sure to be a wonderful souvenir of your time in Kyoto.
460 Senshoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Closed: Sun., Mon., public holidays,
New Year’s Holidays, August 11 to 16, 2018
- KARAKAMI KIT Experience Course
Time: from 11am, 2pm, 4pm
*The reception desk will open 15 minutes before your course
Time Required: 1 hour
Price: ￥1,800 (Advance Reservations), ￥2,100 (Same Day Reservations)
Capacity: Groups of 1 person up to 12 people are OK
Reservation: Reservations are required.
Please make one by phone (only in Japanese) or online.
*If you cancel on the day of, you will be required to pay 100% of the fee
The information is current as of May 2018.