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‘Experience of Making a Traditional Japanese Lantern’

Why don't you make your own lantern as a memory of visiting the World Heritage Site, Hiraizumi. It looks nice to decorate your room as an interior.

Approx. 1 hour
Available period
All year
from 1 to 15 people If participants are more than 15 people, please ask us. We are able to deal with a group tour as well as an exclusive tour.

Meeting Point

place 1 : 'Ichiba', in front of Ichinoseki Station.
One minute walk from the West Gate of Ichinoseki Station, JR Tohoku Shinkansen.

place 2 : 'Cafe + Wa', in Hiraizumi.
It's necessary to make reservation in advance.

In either case, only 'Ichiba' can accept your application.


5,800 JPY
(price includes the lantern kit)

Advance Booking

Advance booking required

Tour Highlights

*You can make your own lantern in Hiraizumi, World Heritage Site.
*You can take the lantern home with you as a souvenir.
*It’ll be a good decoration in your room.
*We have received high reputation from foreign customers.

For Individual tourist

It will be held from just one applicant. The place is 'Ichiba', in front of JR Ichinoseki Station. If you want to do it at the other place in Hiraizumi, please contact us.

For Travel Agency

If you have requests like using this event as a part of your tour or doing at a hotel in the area, please contact DMO of World Heritage Hiraizumi,and Ichinoseki.

Tour Detail

You can make your own pattern of lantern shade as you like by sticking colorful and traditional Japanese-pattern paper onto the plain base. Children are also able to take part in this activity. After completed, you can bring the lantern home with you. In addition, the light is detachable. So, if it’s attached to the upper part, it can be used a portable light. On the other hand, if it’s attached to the lower part, it can be a good interior lighting. All foreign tourists who joined this activity left a favorable comment,saying it became a very Japanese souvenir.
You can choose the place either in Ichinoseki or Hiraizumi.