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Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co. 
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Business time 09:00~17:00
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Founded in 1919, Yokoyama Chikuzai-ten has been preserving the traditional techniques handed down by “Kyoto’s bamboo craftsmen”.
The company produces traditional bamboo materials such as Kyo-mei-take and sukiya tea ceremony materials, Japanese style building materials, garden materials, and bamboo crafts.
We are a bamboo materials store that also handles work for important cultural properties, shrines and temples.
TAKENOKO also provides hands-on classes in addition to selling bamboo handicrafts.

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[048-01] Entry level Visit to the Kyoto Bamboo Studio & Bamboo Cage Making Experience (For 2-8 persons) Show detail

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This plan includes both a studio tour and a bamboo basket making experience.

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Reservation deadline: 3days before
Number of participants: 2~8 people
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Price:
8,000yen
Time Required:
about 2 hours

[048-02] Entry level Visit to the Kyoto Bamboo Studio & Bamboo Cage Making Experience (For 1person) Show detail

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Welcome One Guest!This plan includes both a studio tour and a bamboo basket making experience.

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Reservation deadline: 3days before
Number of participants: 1~1 people
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Price:
12,000yen
Time Required:
about 2 hours

Craftsman profile

Yuki Yokoyama

Yuki Yokoyama

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In 2006, entered Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co.
His works using bamboo craft techniques have been used in many famous architectural structures in Japan and abroad.
Collaborating with artists in Japan and abroad, the company has developed productions and workshops. At the same time, he is eager to pass on the techniques of bamboo craftsmanship and try out new challenges.

Megumi Tanaka

Megumi Tanaka

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Studied bamboo crafts for four years at Kyoto University of Traditional Arts and Crafts(TASK).
She entered Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co. (Bamboo Weaving Shop).
As a bamboo weaver, she produces bamboo baskets, lighting, and interior materials.
Mari Kishimoto

Mari Kishimoto

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In 2018, graduated from the College of Traditional Crafts, majoring in Bamboo Crafts.
Joined Yokoyama Bamboo Shop.
She has created bamboo weaving for ceilings and walls, bamboo baskets, bamboo benches, and more.
She is working with her hands to improve her skills every day.

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