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Origami Kaikan

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Cute Origami shop

For our first trip to Japan and being an origami fan, that place is a must if you are in Tokyo. It... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Cute small place

This was a nice gallery with beautiful pieces of origami on display. I didn't take a class but know... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Elle N
San Francisco, California, USA
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1-7-14 Yushima, Bunkyo 113-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
+81 3-3811-4025
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

For our first trip to Japan and being an origami fan, that place is a must if you are in Tokyo. It is smaller than i expected, maybe the craft is not so in fashion anymore even for Japanese. There are some impressive pieces on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulus45
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were taken here by our guide and loved it. Very interesting museum and shop with amazing origami and demonstrations. Well worth going to see truly authentic Japanese crafts.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank twoadults_2kids
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is small and kawai gallery with a whole paper city that is made to last possible detail. No entry and very pleasent visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Petr B
Reviewed 1 December 2017

From Saturday 13:30- there is an origami jewelry class held at the Origami Kaikan. Y2500/person. The teacher speaks perfect English and it is a great opportunity to make your own unique origami jewelry. Kids above the age of 10 can join. You can check the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank rie s
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is the first in Japan to have specialised in creating origami papers. They have an exhibition on the second floor and a shop on the first and third floor. They have all the colours and sizes you could wish for and amazing designs....More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Koral88
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was a nice gallery with beautiful pieces of origami on display. I didn't take a class but know it's offered here. It's a nice quick stop for those interested in paper folding.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Elle N
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We thought we would visit an origami class for just less than an hour to learn how to fold the paper to a crane or frog. However, the staff explained that the class would only teach how to fold a bug and we can not...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank thomasmQ711QN
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I went there thinking it was a museum but it wasn't much of a large museum, just small exhibitions of origami crafts and a workshop for hands-on washi tape activtiy. Though it wasn't what I expected, I still had a lot of fun here!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank elvienawang
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We chose to check this place out on a rainy morning. I was really happy we did and glad that we had a rainy morning to fill, otherwise we would have missed this place. We happened to be there when the manager/chairman (?) was there...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Tammy_and_Brent
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Cool shop with a foyer, gallery and then 2 sales rooms. Very interesting to see some of the incredible origami that has been produced and you can tell this home is like an origami mecca! Worth a visit I you are in the area, all...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank James T
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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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17 November 2016|
Response from Tammy_and_Brent | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't know for sure, however... Here is a link: origamikaikan_co_p ie Replace "_" with a period to get the website address Google Translate says the Business hours are 9:30 to 6pm, closed Sundays and holidays... More