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A paper doll painting hands-on, just two minutes from Kenrokuen Garden

Following a model or your imagination, design your own paper doll the way you like

Round, graceful and covered with multicolor patterns, Hachiman-Okiagari dolls are considered some of the oldest traditional toys of Japan. Made of paper using a technique similar to paper mache, they were typically given to newborn babies to wish them good health and happiness in the future, or as a gift to congratulate someone recovering from illness or ill-fated experiences. Not far from Kenrokuen Garden, the Ishikawa Local Products Center offers the chance to try out painting your own Hachiman-Okiagari doll. Using all the colors you need from a set laid out by the facility, you will draw the facial details and patterns on the dress. You can follow a model or just follow your imagination. This is as simple as it sounds although you will soon find out that painting such delicate details on a tiny doll requires a certain amount of focus and confidence in the handling of the brush. It is nevertheless a very relaxing workshop, particularly appropriate if you are traveling with children.

Information

Organizer
Ishikawa Local Products Center
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Price
1,200 yen(taxes included)
Inclusions
All materials are included in the cost. No reservation required.
Date
Every day (closed on Tuesdays from December to February)

Notes
Please check the Ishikawa Tourist Information Center website for information on closing days.
Time
11:00-16:00 (last admission: 15:00) 
Duration
Around 30 minutes
Location
Ishikawa Local Products Center
3F Hands-on corner
By Car
20 minutes from Kanazawa-Nishi IC/10 minutes from JR Kanazawa Station
By Public Transportation
20 minutes by bus from JR Kanazawa Station. Get off at “Kenrokuen” or “Kanazawa-Jo” and walk one minute.
Parking Capacity
Regular cars: 4
* Kenrokuen Parking Lot (across from the facility): 480 regular car lots plus 40 bus lots available
Capacity
Up to 40 people at once
Minimum Participants
minimum: 1 person
Reservation
Needed for more than 5 people at once
Reservation Period
10:00~15:00
Cancellation
Please contact us in advance
Website
https://kanazawa-kankou.jp/experience/kagahachiman/

Organizer

Address
Kenrokumachi, 2−20, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0936
Business Day
Daily (closed every Tuesday from December to February)
Business Hours
9:30-17:30
(May change depending on the season and other factors)
Phone
076-222-7788
Website
http://kanazawa-kankou.jp/

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Ishikawa Local Products Center

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Phone Operator Hours
8:00~17:30 Japanese only
076-222-7788
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