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Calligraphy Kyoto

Opens in 21 min: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Great teacher, great class

My wife and I had an excellent 2-hour introductory calligraphy class with Chifumi. The class is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matthias T
A Privileg to take a lesson with an artist

This is my first time in Japan and Chifumi is has awakened my curiosity in this art . With only 2... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Calligraphy has the ability to create characters that are not only unique to the person, but also unique to the emotions and thoughts that are experienced at the time of practicing the calligraphy. It is your one and only “calligraphy of the heart...more
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199 Tominokojidori Nijo-sagaru Tawarayacho, Nakagyoku | South of Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto 604-0952, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had an excellent 2-hour introductory calligraphy class with Chifumi. The class is well-structured and thoughtfully presented, and the instructor and her assistant were very friendly and supportive. All students got plenty of individual attention, and in the end we got to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my first time in Japan and Chifumi is has awakened my curiosity in this art . With only 2 hours that I was able to spend with her , she shared her interesting teachings on a very structured and playful way . It...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So much fun and very relaxing. Chifumi was a pleasure deal with it and really inspired me to learn more about it!

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Roam810915, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Daniel F Thank you very much for coming the other day. How was your first calligraphy experience? If you can return to Japan, please join us again. Best Regards, Chifumi

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our first experience of calligraphy. The staff are super friendly and helpful! Highly recommend it!More

1  Thank Rhiannon S
Roam810915, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Rhiannon S Thank you very much for coming the other day. How did it feel to hold a brush for the first time? If only 1 work in the world is displayed in 1 home in the world I am so happy. Best Regards,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to a morning class on my own. No problem finding the small studio at the end of a bright little alley. Chifumi is great. I thought I would be terrible, but she is a very good teacher. She starts you off slowly and...More

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Roam810915, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Lynn G Thank you for joining us in the Calligraphy Kyoto studio. I’m so glad we could enjoy the time together producing Shodo works. Next time you come we can try some new characters. I’m looking forward to it! Best Regards, Chifumi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really great experience. Chifumi is a very supportive teacher, and I learned enough varied (and increasingly difficult) Kanji characters to come away with a scroll. A really fun way to spend two hours in Kyoto!

1  Thank Pbl1948
Roam810915, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pbl1948 Thank you very much for coming the other day. How was your first calligraphy experience? If you can return to Japan, please join us again. Best Regards, Chifumi

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I did this amazing experience with Chifumi on Tuesday September 11th at 7.30pm. We did the one hour Calligraphy lesson and was able to learn not only about the wonderful history of Calligraphy but take home some amazing souvenirs that we will...More

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Roam810915, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Catrina26 Thank you so much. Did you enjoy experiencing traditional Japanese culture through calligraphy? You created a great souvenir that cannot be simply bought from a shop. Please display it proudly. Best Regards, Chifumi

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience. Human wise, because Chifumi is a wonderful professor, patient full, with whom we have learnt a lot regarding the calligraphy history, but also regarding how children learn the more than 2000 characters. Cultural wise, because we have become aware that...More

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カリグラフィー京都, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Fredenfamille It was a privilege to welcome you to the calligraphy experience. Did you enjoy your brush with Japanese culture? There are many other Kanji characters with great meaning. I look forward to your next visit when we can try some new characters. Best...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018

I have booked a longer beginners 2h class and loved the fact that actually it wasn't a group class, but one-to-one session (it is not mentioned, but it is definitely a bonus). Chifumi was very organised and structured in explaining the background and history of...More

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カリグラフィー京都, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Kamila B Thank you so much for coming to our Calligraphy Kyoto studio. Kyoto is a place where every Season is different and special. I hope you can return in a different Season for a new experience, and come see us again in the...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

It has been a really great experience to attend a 1 hour beginner course in Calligraphy with teacher Chifumi. She shared basic information on the topic and enabled me to write some key words and my and my husband’s name on Japanese paper. I also...More

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カリグラフィー京都, オーナー at Calligraphy Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Dear cicci50 It was a privilege to welcome you to the calligraphy experience. Did you enjoy your brush with Japanese culture? There are many other Kanji characters with great meaning. I look forward to your next visit when we can try some new characters. Best...More

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Response from Roam810915 | Property representative |
Hi! ③ 2 hours - Beginner long lesson 9,500yen (includes small scroll paper and classic Japanese letter paper) This course is for people who want to learn the basics of calligraphy and take a next step into deeper... More
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Dear Patrick. I'm not get your email. Please send me again. inkyoto7@gmail.〜 Thank you. Chifumi
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