Learn basic knowledge of flower arrangement from the head master
Ikebana Misyo-ryu Sasaoka provides a trial lesson of moribana (flower arrangement in a built-up style) for tourists. You may be able to learn directly from the school head on Mondays and Saturdays if he is available. Also he gives lectures about basic knowledge on “Ikabana” and “the law of beauty”, and then students can arrange flowers by themselves. “Whatever it is, once you master the basics, you can arrange it in your own style,” Mr. Ryuho Sasaoka, the 3rd head master, says.
Photo: Katsuro Takashima Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
|Name||Ikebana Misyo-ryu Sasaoka - School head office|
|Address||Misho Kaikan Bldg., 87 Tanaka Satono-mae-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto|
|Hours||9:00-17:00 (Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.); 13:00-17:00 (Sat.)|
|Recommended||Class available: Mon. (13:00-15:00; 17:00-20:00); Wed. (10:00-17:00); Thurs. (10:00-20:00); Sat. (13:00-16:00). Lessons by the grand master are on Mon. & Sat.: 4,200 yen/1 hour class with flowers included.|
Shinshindo Kyodai Kitamon-mae Shop
Opened in 1930, a retro-modern café with the atmosphere of a Parisian café
Hotel Kanra Kyoto
Impressed by Japanese sense of beauty and hospitality in the modern-style hotel
Playful mind represented on the unique signboard
Shrines & Temples
Tanukidanisan Fudo-in Temple
Grand panoramic view of the city