Dress up in a traditional kimono and enjoy an afternoon walk in one of Tokyo’s many parks. Have sushi for breakfast in Tsukiji. Try you hand a ukiyo-e printing or saver a perfectly mixed martini over spectacular night views. Browse for antiques at weekend markets or kitchen tools in Kappabashi. Tokyo offers a wealth of unique experiences for memories that will last a lifetime.
From traditional craft techniques to the elaborate tea ceremony, a host of unique hands-on experiences awaits the traveller to Tokyo.
Visit this small Edo workshop, specializing in delicate wooden latticework, and bring back a piece of Japanese carpentry history in the form of a beautiful andon lantern, a speciality of Takahiro Tanaka who continues this proud Tokyo tradition.
Lovingly tailored to each customer,
Sonomitsu’s handmade shoes are a superb example of Japanese craftsmanship.
Cap your exploration of the charming, history-laden area of Yanesen in northeast Tokyo by visiting shoemaker Hajime Sonoda at his atelier for a personalized shoe consultation.
Indigo – the color of victory, the color of tradition, and the color of the future. Using all-natural ingredients and techniques passed down from the 8th century, Tateisucanna offers fashion imbued with the wisdom and beauty of Japan’s aizome indigo dyeing tradition.
The kimono–a symbol of Japanese beauty and tradition – is continuing to evolve through the work of contemporary artisans. At a bright, airy boutique in Tokyo, HIROCOLEDGE reimagines the kimono for modern life with vivid designs based on timeless motifs.