Domy i atrakcje
Japan has a name for its masters of traditional arts and crafts: Living National Treasures, and it’s no exaggeration. The work of these artists and craftspeople isn’t just beautiful—it sustains the country’s cultural and spiritual identity.
Explore the martial arts
Established in the time of samurai, Japanese martial arts have evolved into thousands of different schools, many of which focus as much on self-mastery as they do on combat. Meet expert teachers and learn the secrets of their practice.
Take part in a tea ceremony
Gościnność na najwyższym poziomie, ceremonia parzenia herbaty, której tradycja sięga XII wieku. Czynności, które wykonuje gospodarz, wystrój wnętrza – to wszystko ma znaczenie. Weź udział w ceremonii, żeby przeżyć głęboką, duchową satysfakcję.
The characters that make up the word kimono literally mean “thing to wear,” but the traditional costume is far more than that. The art of moving gracefully in a kimono has shaped Japanese manners and ceremonies.
Zmierz się z japońską kaligrafią
Born in the hands of Buddhist monks, Japanese calligraphy dates to the 7th century. Join teachers who will help you spell out the definitions of kanji characters and tap into the Zen spirit that brings each artwork to life.
Stay in a historic neighborhood
The streets of the Yanaka neighborhood were spared in the bombings of World War II, so many of its historic buildings are still standing. Walk down any of the narrow lanes and you’re likely to find small, family-owned shops and Buddhist temples.