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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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Great visit, plenty of photo opportunities

I took my mother here, and we had a good time - I made a noren, and my mother made a hankerchief... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Seattle, WA
Blue in Kyoto

Read about Roket sure while staying in Kyoto and this studio is a great place to try it out. A fab... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Alan H
via mobile
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
73 Umazuka-cho, Nishikyogoku, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 615-0885, Kyoto Prefecture
City Center
+81 75-313-1871
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Reviewed 26 April 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
Reviewed 23 April 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
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband and I did this workshop and it was really really fun! Think he was likely going along with me just to be nice at first, but he ended up having a really great time and was super happy with what he made. We...More

1  Thank ambJax
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Having an interest in textiles and dyeing I'd found this place through a google search and fancied giving it a try. A very wet day provided the perfect opportunity and after trudging round the Golden Palace with moaning kids in tow, I persuaded my other...More

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ian & I had a go at this today. It was fantastic! Ian chose a crane and a kanji and I chose flowers which we painted onto t-shirts. We were involved in the whole process from the painting on of the wax to the dyeing....More

1  Thank 878sylvie
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My husband, 2 kids and I did this workshop and I am so glad we did. Jun and Yoko were great instructors and very helpful and cheerful. There are so many designs to choose from and the technique is interesting and fun. You can do...More

2  Thank Carolyne T
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This actually is way more interesting that it looks! We got to do everything hands on including the fabric dyeing process. The owner and his mother were very friendly and helpful, guiding us throughout the entire session. We couldn't speak Japanese, but communication was very...More

1  Thank Brownchaven
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I took my two kids (10 & 13) to the studio to make their own Dyed project. The owner was so helpful and friendly. We had a great time!

Thank Kris D
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I loved this. I already wish I had gone there again to make more. The studio is lovely & interesting; an oasis in a part of town that is more day-to-day city than the touristy areas. I spent some time just looking at everything in...More

2  Thank DragonWhiskers
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of my visit to Kyoto! The combination of images seem endless- the hardest part was making a decision. The most memorable souvenir of my visit to Kyoto will be the one I created myself with the patient guidance of...More

1  Thank Renee M
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Yulia S
7 October 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
18 May 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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