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Expertise Japanese Tradition, Gardens & Bonsai In A Small Group – Valavanis Bonsai Weblog

Have you ever ever thought of to go to the Japan bonsai neighborhood and to expertise Japanese tradition?

Right here is your alternative to expertise the Taikan Bonsai Exhibition, go to non-public bonsai collections, and Kyoto gardens. A go to to Tokoname to buy bonsai containers can also be out there too!

In November Kora Dalager and I can be main one other certainly one of our well-liked value-priced journeys to Japan. Solely a small variety of members can be accepted for this tour so we can have ample time to totally recognize the sweetness and tradition of Japan. Due to the timing of the Taikan Bonsai Exhibition we are going to have a good time the Thanksgiving vacation in Kyoto.

Omiya Bonsai Village, the mecca of bonsai, can be skilled, the place you will notice the highest bonsai gardens the place most of the well-known masterpiece bonsai have been created and are maintained. You’ll have the chance to satisfy the highest bonsai artists and see their timber, each outdoor and in small indoor shows. The Omiya Bonsai Artwork Museum, close to the village can be on the tour the place formal instructive shows, in English, might be seen in addition to formal bonsai alcove shows. You’ll be able to then stroll by means of a big out of doors backyard with masterpieces displayed all through. Instantly throughout the road we are going to expertise a scrumptious conventional Japanese luncheon.

Bonsai artist Masahiko Kimura can be visited and right here you’ll be able to see most of the prime evergreen bonsai in his small, intimate backyard. He all the time has time for us and solutions your questions as nicely.

A go to to Seiji Morimai’s close by S-Dice bonsai backyard is all the time a spotlight due to pleasant hospitality whereas seeing hundreds of bonsai and suiseki. He additionally accepts bank cards as nicely…. Bonsai containers, at nice costs in addition to show tables and artwork are all the time well-liked with our teams.

Kiunio Kobayashi’s Shunka-en Bonsai Artwork Museum in Tokyo is a go to you’ll not overlook. Right here ten indoor formal bonsai shows will characteristic among the best, and most costly bonsai in Japan. Outside a small koi pond is surrounded with different masterpieces. Having run out of room, one other space has been constructed on prime of the constructing holding vintage containers and extra suiseki. Actually a wide ranging expertise!

A bullet practice journey will carry you close by views of famed Mt. Fuji on our technique to Kyoto. November is the height season for having fun with the pink colourful Japanese maple leaves. They’re featured in all of the historic and well-known gardens we are going to tour. Moreover we are going to go to Mr. Morimai’s new bonsai backyard show in a 800 12 months outdated temple advanced.

 After all, one of many essential highlights of this particular tour consists of visits to the Taikan Bonsai Exhibition, one of many largest in Japan with practically 300 bonsai formally displayed with scrolls, equipment and suiseki. The gross sales space is among the largest in Japan.

 Following the Kyoto go to we are going to journey to the Nagoya space for a particular go to to a temple advanced in the midst of a bamboo grove. After seeing an excellent non-public bonsai assortment we can have a conventional vegetarian lunch with a bamboo theme.

Lastly we are going to make a cease to Tokoname, an historical pottery city. Though most well-known for bathroom bowls, they’re now well-known for top of the range bonsai containers. You’ll meet among the prime bonsai potters and now have the chance to look at them hand construct bonsai containers of their factories. All of the containers are supplied at particular discounted costs for our tour.

 Be part of Kora Dalager and me for a particular tour to expertise Japanese tradition and bonsai. Please contact Kora at for added data. She will be able to prepare particular visits for those who like.

A tour flyer is offered

I sit up for exploring the Japanese bonsai world and celebrating Thanksgiving in Kyoto.



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