Bamboo Basket Weaving

From JPY ¥5,850.00
  • Duration: 120 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Kameoka-shi, Kyoto
  • Product code: EN-KYT-2030-20300


Join a bamboo basket weaving workshop at Nagaoka Meichiku, a long-established manufacturer of the bamboo fence, engaged in many scenic places such as Katsura Imperial Villa and Shugakuin Imperial Villa. Even a beginner can weave a bamboo basket easily and the finished work can be used as a small article container or the like. Please look at the bamboo fence and others created with a high level of skill equivalent to a Living National Treasure in the studio.


  • Get pleasure from creating artwork by yourself 
  • Be familiar with Japanese artifact 
  • Touch bamboo that you are rarely exposed to 
  • Use the finished work in your daily life 
  • Fully enjoy the nature of Kameoka


Briefing on the company → visiting the studio→ weaving bamboo basket


Using the bamboo strips plaited into a square-shape, you will weave 'Shikainamikago' basket. The four sidewalls of the basket will be woven with bamboo strips to create waveform. That is why the style of weaving is called "Four-ocean-wave basket." During the workshop, you can learn the history and the ideas of the bamboo fence.

The bottom part of the basket is already prepared so even a beginner can weave a nice bamboo basket without difficulty. The finished basket is suitable for a vase, fruit basket or accessory box, as you like. 

During the studio visit, you can appreciate the bamboo fence made with a high level of skill equivalent to a Living National Treasure. Don't miss the awesome bamboos before being processed. There is a shop that displays and sells interior knick-knacks. The bottle stand made of beautifully processed bamboo from Kyoto is especially popular.


  • Time:60-120 minutes  (The required time may vary according to the number of participants.)

  • Meeting point:Chikuyukan (in Nagaoka Meichiku Kameoka Studio) 
    50, Sannotsubo, Hozucho, Kameoka-shi, Kyoto
  • Access:
    From JR Kameoka Station
    ・Take a bus for Chiyokawa Station and get off at Hozu. Walk for 10 minutes. 
    ・Take a taxi for 5 minutes from the station.
  • Language support:Japanese

  • Included :Material costs for bamboo basket weaving

  • Items to bring:None
  • Participation requirement:10 years old and over
  • Free Wi-Fi:◯
  • Toilet:◯ (Western-style)


7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.