According to legend, the Japanese first encountered koboku (incense wood) when it drifted on to shore in 565.

Although the koboku used in kodo (Incense ceremony) is not produced in Japan, the Japanese people have accustomed Oko to the aesthetics of their culture making kodo one of the most refined forms of Japanese arts.

Try to experience the different scentsof each wood, enjoying the various fragrances, playing the game like wine tasting.

You can find out your favorite fragrance.

* Reservation required 1 month in advance. Please note that the program on your preferable date or time will not be guaranteed.


   (incense tasting)

¥6000/person including an instructor and utensil fees

(5 to 8 persons

                   1 - 1.5 h

Making a Oko bag

(Japanese potpourri or sachet)


(The minimum number of participants: 5

                   1 h
Making Oko (Incense)

Kneading the powder of one Japanese incense of your choice, and cutting it like biscuits to the shape of Sakura flowers or Ginkgo leaves.


(The minimum number of participants: 2~3)