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Highlight of our visit

My husband, son and I are fans of David Bull's work and have been watching him on Youtube for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marta V
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Kirkland
Memorable Tokyo experience

Did an afternoon visit with my wife after visiting Senso-Ji and Nakamise and had an outstanding... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pete O
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Chicago
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Mokuhankan is a woodblock print shop with three main activities: browse the prints on display, watch our professional printers at work, or make your own print to take home at one of our Print Parties.
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1-41-8 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 70-5011-1418
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband, son and I are fans of David Bull's work and have been watching him on Youtube for years. To do a print party and meet David in the flesh was such a thrill. His staff is terrific and we had an amazing experience....More

Thank Marta V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did an afternoon visit with my wife after visiting Senso-Ji and Nakamise and had an outstanding time at the shop. David's staff were welcoming and informative, and offered a real glimpse into the intricacies of woodblock printing. We browsed the shop after and were able...More

Thank Pete O
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We had heard about Mokuhankan through some friends. I have three kids; the kids and my parents even had a great time. It was the front end of our vacation and it was a nice way to start. It's a close walk to Asakusa temples...More

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Did this print workshop last December and I honestly think of it every single day.(So finally a review is in order...) It was really interesting and the people were fantastic hosts. We were able to see craftspeople at work and their intense enthusiasm for their...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed July 8, 2018

A friend and I were able to visit with the friendly folks at Mokuhankan and create our very own wood block prints at one of their Print Parties. I have to say that my time there was one of the nicest experiences I had while...More

3  Thank khallatt
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Overall good experience as we came away with some nice prints as momentos of our trip. However I expected more in terms of having the workshop guide giving us at least some overview of the history behind this type of craft, different styles, etc. Instead...More

Thank JCY17
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Although I can appreciate the passion for his craft there was no need for the printmaker to have an outburst and tantrum at my whole family and telling the assistants to only help the two doing it like he said. Even when I asked questions...More

3  Thank gdenham2018
Dave B, Owner at Mokuhankan, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Well, here we are with our worst-ever review, one that I regret, but can’t deny ... It’s our job in these events to match our approach to the people who show up, and in this case I struggled from the beginning to effectively communicate with...More

Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Lovley visit at David Bull's shop in Asakusa. Amazing art ❤ good coffe and very nice staff. Great way to spend some time in Tokyo, Asakusa! 10/10

1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed March 10, 2018

We booked this online and the owner Dave contacted us promptly with great instructions on finding the building ( a must for anywhere you visit in Japan- street numbers rarely help!) Dave is British by birth but has lived in Japan for many years- he...More

1  Thank sj1904
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

The whole experience was so great! we learnt lots about ukiyo-e printmaking, was really informative and fun, the staff are all really friendly and our lack of Japanese was no barrier. Was a little tricky at first but they’re great and patient teachers who made...More

1  Thank brockfidow
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Ueno, Asakusa
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Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
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Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Our 'general rule' for children is 'Ten and up ...' It's a question of physical capabilities; the bench is at waist height for a typical adult, so very small children really don't have much chance to do this well. We've... More
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Response from SusannaM_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course. I went with my 14 yo daughter. Enjoy it.
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September 16, 2017|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Sorry to be late with this answer ... I didn't realise there was a question here until just now ... We do have other images; please just ask when you make a reservation ...
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