Bonsai Experience with a Skilled Artisan at Japan's Top Producer

Visit Konishi Shorakuen Bonsai Garden, which has over 130 years of history. Under the guidance of the 4th generation gardener with 20 years of experience, learn to understand the quality of bonsai and the worldview embodied in the trees, and experience his beautiful creations.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Experience bonsai in depth at Kinashi district in Takamatsu City, where the majority (80%) of pine bonsai in Japan are produced.
Learn the work directly from the owner and the 4th generation gardener of the Garden with 130 years of history.
Closely watch the Bonsai master’s techniques.
With guidance from the master, make your own bonsai.
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Takamatsu, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Art Classes




Visit Konishi Shorakuen Bonsai Garden, which has over 130 years of history. Under the guidance of the 4th generation gardener with 20 years of experience, learn to understand the quality of bonsai and the worldview embodied in the trees, and experience his beautiful creations.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Experience bonsai in depth at Kinashi district in Takamatsu City, where the majority (80%) of pine bonsai in Japan are produced.
Learn the work directly from the owner and the 4th generation gardener of the Garden with 130 years of history.
Closely watch the Bonsai master’s techniques.
With guidance from the master, make your own bonsai.

Itinerary

There are plenty of bonsai gardens at Kinashi area in Kagawa, and each of them has itsr own style and grow bonsai. Bonsai in this area is called “Takamatsu Bonsai”, and the area is particularly strong in producing pine bonsai such as kuro (black) pines, Goyo pine (Five leaves) or Nishiki pine. This programme offers a fantastic experience of learning the Takamatsu Bonsai from the specialist, and even make your own.

Upon arrival at Konishi Shorakuen, you will be greeted by the 4th generation gardener, and learn how the area has become the largest bonsai producer in Japan. Then you will learn how to identify high-quality bonsai.

Mr. Konishi, your teacher and the owner of the garden is the 4th generation of the garden founded 130 years ago. Enjoy the fantastic experience at the garden, which has been actively exporting the products overseas.

“Join me at this historic bonsai garden and make your own lovely bonsai!”(A word from Mr. Konishi)

Besides, you can make your own bonsai with advice from him. You can make your own original one with your style. You can also choose a pod for your bonsai (as the price of a pod depends on your choice, please pay on the spot).

Stop At:

• Takamatsu, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Shikoku