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Roketsu Dyeing Studio Yamamoto

73 Umazuka-cho, Nishikyogoku, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 615-0885, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-313-1871
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Highlight of our Kyoto trip!

I’ve visited Japan many times over the years and this is one of my favorite experiences! I went... read more

Reviewed yesterday
the_kuang
via mobile
Fantastic experience, highly recommended!

It was a last minute decision to visit Roketsu and we were glad that we did as it was the best... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
yvonnexie
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Let's enjoy Rocketsu dyeing in Kyoto!! our studio is the only place in Japan where visitors con experience the entire roketsu dyeing process. dyeing experience takes 90-120 min. 1-30 people accepted. by a free design can experience it. trying traditional Japanese crafts with your own hands will add another unforgettable memory to you stay.
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“whole process” (4 reviews)
“rainy day” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
73 Umazuka-cho, Nishikyogoku, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 615-0885, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-313-1871
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve visited Japan many times over the years and this is one of my favorite experiences! I went with my teenage daughter and neither of us are artistic. Learning the process was fun and the owners were kind and patient and led us step by...More

Thank the_kuang
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

It was a last minute decision to visit Roketsu and we were glad that we did as it was the best experience we had during our Japan trip! The family that run the business was extremely welcoming and helpful. We spent 4 great hours there...More

Thank yvonnexie
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We spent about 4 hours drawing with wax on our chosen product. The whole process was fantastic and we come away with great t shirts with our own design

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roketsu, オーナー at Roketsu Dyeing Studio Yamamoto, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you for coming to the roketsu dyeing experience. We are glad that you will be glad. :-) Please come again if you have the opportunity.

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

My sister, my 17 y/o daughter and I absolutely loved this place. The family that runs this was very sweet and really helpful. They speak very little English (as is expected) but still had not trouble giving us instructions we could understand and follow. We...More

Thank Candy S
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Spent 4hrs here as I wax-painted a latge surface, but if you create something simple you can also do it under an hour. Had a wonderful time here, would totally recommend if you are into art!

Thank C M
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We spent around 5 hours at this studio and had a great day. We initially chose to each do a smaller item - my daughter chose a wall hanging and I chose a small curtain set - noren. Upon finishing, my daughter decided she wanted...More

Thank Robin T
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

We had an excellent time in a dyeing session at Roketsu. The owner of the shop speaks a very limited amount of english, but that didn't stop us from having a great class. We picked out a fabric pattern and the stencil before we spent...More

Thank ellabecca
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roketsu, オーナー at Roketsu Dyeing Studio Yamamoto, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Thank you for coming to roketusu dyeing experience. If there is an opportunity, please come again. See you.

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We had such a great experience at this studio. We discovered it by chance while googling some rainy day activities and we are so glad we came here. It was a very unique and creative experience and you get to leave with a wonderful personalised...More

Thank Maria N
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

I took my mother here, and we had a good time - I made a noren, and my mother made a hankerchief. They turned out great! When I showed up I was worried as I had no idea what design I would want, but they...More

Thank gellyrole
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Read about Roket sure while staying in Kyoto and this studio is a great place to try it out. A fab couple of hours with expert tuition and excellent value.We made Japanese towels and the whole process was really interesting with something to take away....More

Thank Alan H
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Yulia S
October 7, 2016|
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Response from Maika P | Reviewed this property |
Hello Yulia, Although you can make bookings through the roketsu website, these are not necessary. The workshop is open from 10am to 6pm every day except Wednesday's. Prices range from 2,000 to 3,000 yen depending on the... More
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CAMBAY
May 18, 2016|
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Response from roketsu | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for a question. Prices are different by the size of the experience. About 2,000 yen - 3,000 yen. Place is almost Nishikyogoku district of Kyoto. Can perform the reservation from a homepage. Please confirm... More
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