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Kaga Nui Emboidery at IMAI Studio

Kaga Nui is one of Japan’s three major embroidery techniques developed in Kanazawa

which uses a variety of brightly colored silk, silver, and golden threads.

Kaga Nui is characterized by its tridimensional design and

intricately detailed technique to create masterpieces of kimono art.

In this experience, you will visit Kaga Nui IMAI studio,

learn about this technique directly from its master, and make your unique keyholder.


Itinerary Details

Time can be adapted to the guest’s requests.

Sample itinerary looks as follows:

13:30   ~14:00                      Explanation, studio tour

14:00 ~15:00                        Keyholder making experience


To inquire about availability, write to us with the following information:

・Number of participants

・Date and time

・If you require private transportation


Tour Information

  • Price
    Visit to the studio with an explanation - 30,000 JPY + 5,000 JPY per person for the keyholder-making experience (tax included)

    = from 30,000 JPY depending on number of participants.

    ※ We can provide transportation: +30,000 JPY for a luxury wagon for up to 6 persons
  • Time needed
    About 1,5 hours
  • Availability
    Available upon request and studio availability
  • Booking deadline
    At least 7 days before the planned day of the experience
  • Number of participants
    1-6 (consult us if there are more participants)
  • Cancellation policy
    7 days before the experience 20%
    Cancellation on the day of the experience 50%
    Cancellation without contact or after the start of the experience 100%
  • Meeting point
    Pick up from any place in Kanazawa City if transportation is required; at the studio if without transportation