The Peninsula Tokyo Peninsula Academy

The Peninsula Academy is a learning and activity program created to provide a personalized introduction to key aspects of cultural, lifestyle and culinary experiences during guests' stay. Exclusively designed to give the guests unique and unprecedented access to historical, cultural and local lifestyle experiences in each of our destinations, The Peninsula Academy offers a collection of bespoke programs for both adults and children. Explore Tokyo as never before with the style, elegance and sophistication that only The Peninsula can provide.

Academy PROGRAMME

  • Executive Pastry Chef Shigeru Nojima and his team guide children through the steps of decorating their very own gingerbread house in this favourite programme of the festive season. Any weekday morning from November 21 through December 19, registered guests aged six to twelve can enjoy 45 minutes of hands-on fun with a tradition that recalls the German fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel. And while nibbling is allowed, no worries – there’ll be no witch in sight! After putting on their white chef coats, budding pâtissiers will first learn how to make icing and prepare a piping bag before decorating their spicily fragrant house with icing, candies, and other Christmas treats to suit their fancy. Each child’s creation will be carefully wrapped and delivered to the guest room as a keepsake that can be displayed and enjoyed at home over the holiday.
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    • Young Pastry Chefs Unite
      First, participants gather at The Peninsula Boutique & Café at 10:00 am to meet our pastry chefs and see the hotel’s giant gingerbread house made of real cookie shingles. Then it’s time to don a chef coat and smile for the camera! Up to four children can participate in each class.
    • WASH HANDS, AND THEN . . .
      After a commemorative photo, the junior chefs will move to a banquet room where they can roll up their sleeves, make icing and prepare a piping bag. A festive assortment of candies, chocolates and cookies is provided for use in designing an original gingerbread house.
    Prices

    JPY 26,000 per child

    *The price includes 8% consumption tax and is not subject to a 15% service charge 

    Additional Detail
    • Advance reservation of seven days is required
    • The maximum number of participants per day is four
    • The programme ends at 10:45 am.
    • The chef coat is not included
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. Modern and contemporary with Japanese accents, this gracious free-standing hotel offers 314 spacious guestrooms, including 47 suites with commanding views of the Imperial Palace Gardens or Hibiya Park, five extraordinary dining options, a modern lounge bar, two ballrooms, six elegantly designed function rooms, a wedding chapel, a Japanese ceremony room, a fitness centre and the award-winning Peninsula Spa.

  • Following a leisurely Peninsula breakfast on the VIP terrace of The Lobby, participants will be escorted by a Peninsula pageboy or pagegirl via hotel car to the nearby Hankyu Men’s Tokyo store, where they will meet with a personal stylist and have exclusive use of the facilities for approximately an hour until opening time. The only department store dedicated to men’s fashions in the Ginza area, Hankyu Men’s Tokyo boasts nine floors offering casual and formal wear by renowned international brands – including lines made exclusively for Japan – as well as boutique, domestic labels sought after by those in the know. From designer umbrellas to vulcanized sneakers and high-end luggage and leather goods, discerning jetsetters are sure to find all the fashions they need to dress in Tokyo flair from head to toe. Among the many popular items crafted in Japan are silk ties, smart folding fans, business bags, natural-fibre socks and exquisite leather shoes. The Hankyu Men’s Tokyo personal stylist will assist with any purchases made, and the Peninsula chauffeur will transport participants and their purchases back to the hotel upon completion of the visit. This program is provided exclusively for one party per day.
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    • A ride to Hankyu Men’s Tokyo
      The fun begins with a chauffeured ride in a hotel’s Rolls-Royce or BMW fleet with customized features exclusive to The Peninsula.
    • Hankyu Men’s Tokyo’s Personal Stylist
      Hankyu Men’s Tokyo’s Personal Stylist introduces the various brand offerings and suggests items to meet the guest’s needs.
    • Hankyu Men’s Tokyo
      A one-stop shop for men’s retail fashion needs as well as massages, hairstyling and nail care, Hankyu Men’s Tokyo opened in 2011 and is the only department store in the Ginza area that is dedicated to the male shopper. From casual wear to suits and accessories to fragrances, its nine floors carry both leading international brands and sought-after domestic labels. Tax refunds can be processed on the spot for non-residents of Japan who present their receipts and passport.
    Prices
    for Rolls-Royce transportation:
    JPY 164,000 for one person
    JPY 177,000 for two persons
    JPY 190,000 for three persons

    for BMW transportation:
    JPY 141,000 for one person
    JPY 154,000 for two persons
    JPY 168,000 for three persons

    *Prices include 8% consumption tax and are not subject to a service charge
    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 5 hours
    • Advance reservations of 7 days is required
    • The maximum number of persons is three
    • Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
    • The Rolls-Royce and BMW transfers provided as part of The Peninsula Academy programs are in partnership with Hinomaru Limousine Company
    • This programme is subject to availability of the Personal Stylist
    • No blackout dates, but the service will be unavailable on occasional special event or sale days at the store
    • If a total pre-tax purchase greater than JPY 10,001 is made on the day of the visit, Hankyu Men’s Tokyo will extend a 5% discount on the sum total of receipts. In addition, 8% tax refunds can be processed on the spot for non-residents of Japan who present their receipts and passport
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. Modern and contemporary with Japanese accents, this gracious free-standing hotel offers 314 spacious guestrooms, including 47 suites with commanding views of the Imperial Palace Gardens or Hibiya Park, five extraordinary dining options, a modern lounge bar, two ballrooms, six elegantly designed function rooms, a wedding chapel, a Japanese ceremony room, a fitness centre and the award-winning Peninsula Spa.

    • 2Hankyu Men's Tokyo
      A one-stop shop for men’s retail fashion needs as well as massages, hairstyling and nail care, Hankyu Men’s Tokyo opened in 2011 and is the only department store in the Ginza area that is dedicated to the male shopper. From casual wear to suits and accessories to fragrances, its nine floors carry both leading international brands and sought-after domestic labels. Tax refunds can be processed on the spot for non-residents of Japan who present their receipts and passport.
  • Tokyo’s contemporary art scene is notoriously difficult to navigate, with much of the best collections tucked away in addresses that are difficult even for locals to find. With Tokyo-born art curator Natane Takeda as their guide, even those on a whirlwind schedule may enjoy a deeply focussed excursion to view works by local artists, following an itinerary expressly tailored to their personal preferences, interests and needs. In addition to galleries, museums, venues such as designer cafés and tea houses that are an integral part of today’s art scene may be included on the tour as well. Ms. Takeda will personally accompany and guide art lovers on this exclusive tour and assist with any purchase inquiries.
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    • Natane Takeda

      As the VIP Relations Coordinator in Tokyo for Art Basel, Ms. Takeda engages with private collectors, gallerists, leading art institutes and museums and internationally known artists on a regular basis, assisting in all matters pertaining to the premier international art show’s three annual events in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong.

      Born and raised in Tokyo, Ms. Takeda has travelled and lived abroad extensively, including several years in New York, where she received a degree in Art History and worked as an independent art coordinator for emerging Japanese artists.

      Now based in her home city of Tokyo since 2009, she founded plug in + to assist art lovers in fully and efficiently experiencing the contemporary art scenes of Tokyo and New York, no matter how tight their schedules.

    Prices
    JPY 100,000* for Rolls-Royce transportation
    JPY 80,000* for BMW transportation

    * Prices include consumption tax and are not subject to service charge.
    * Additional hourly art coordinator rate is JPY 10,000
    * Additional hourly Rolls-Royce rate is JPY 13,000
    * Additional hourly BMW rate is JPY 9,000
    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 4 hours between 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Advance reservations of seven days is required
    • The maximum number of persons is three
    • Minimum 16 years of age; those under 20 must be accompanied by an adult
    • The Rolls-Royce and BMW transfers provided as part of The Peninsula Academy programs are in partnership with Hinomaru Limousine Company
    • This programme is subject to availability
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. Modern and contemporary with Japanese accents, this gracious free-standing hotel offers 314 spacious guestrooms, including 47 suites with commanding views of the Imperial Palace Gardens or Hibiya Park, five extraordinary dining options, a modern lounge bar, two ballrooms, six elegantly designed function rooms, a wedding chapel, a Japanese ceremony room, a fitness centre and the award-winning Peninsula Spa.

    • 2SCAI The Bathhouse

      Soak up some contemporary art in this light-filled former bathhouse, located in an old-timely neighborhood that's fun to stroll.

    • 3Hara Museum of Contemporary Art

      Housed in an elegant former residence built in 1938, the collection is a rich cross-section of international works from 1950 onward. Enjoy the sculpture garden over lunch in the Arata Isozaki-designed café. 

    • 4Ueno Park Museums

      Art, culture and history buffs should allow ample time for Ueno Park, where the world's largest collection of Japanese art can be seen at the Tokyo National Museum, a complex that includes the Gallery of Honryuji Treasures by MoMA architect Yoshio Taniguch. Also within the park are Le Corbusier's National Museum of Western Art and the National Museum of Nature and Science, with plenty of hands-on exhibits for kids.

  • During this intimate cultural experience, you will meet with Ms Horiki in her Kyoto atelier to learn first-hand about her work and the use of washi-paper in interior decorating. After lunch in a private room with garden views at Manshige, a classic restaurant serving fine Kyoto-kaiseki cuisine and displaying Ms Horiki’s designs, return to her studio to deepen your study and have the opportunity to purchase or commission an original work at additional cost.

    Kyoto native Eriko Horiki uses handmade washi rice paper to create sculptural works and installations that elevate this traditional Japanese craft to new artistic heights. Her commissioned pieces feature in residential, commercial and public spaces around the world, including The Peninsula Tokyo Spa and Imasa restaurant at The Peninsula Hong Kong. This programme will introduce you to the artist in her atelier and learn more about washi-paper art in its traditional and contemporary forms.

    Distinguished for its strength, texture and beauty, washi-paper is a centuries-old handicraft. A highly versatile material, it permeates Japanese life: it is used in the stencils that create kimono designs; it adorns fusuma sliding doors; and it covers the translucent shoji panels that are a well-known fixture of Japanese interiors – not to mention its appearance in such everyday items as stationery, gift boxes, lanterns and even banknotes. The author of "Washi in Architecture", artist Eriko Horiki has made a name for herself expressing the dynamics of this exquisite paper in innovative ways, from stage design to stunning paper tapestries and light displays, including exciting new applications for OLED lighting.


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    • Leave the Driving to Us

      Your journey begins bright and early with breakfast packed in a Peninsula cooler tote bag and take-away coffees or café lattes waiting in a chauffeured customized Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantom for the trip to Tokyo station and Kyoto via the shinkansen bullet train.

    • Eriko Horiki and the Craft of Washi

      Meet Ms Horiki in her atelier to learn first-hand about her work and the use of washi-paper in interior decorating. After learning from the master, try the art first-hand with your own washi-paper art to take home as a souvenir.

    • Kaiseki Lunch at Manshige

      Kaiseki is a Japanese culinary art form that balances taste, texture, appearance, and colours. Only fresh seasonal ingredients are used, which are prepared in ways that bring out their natural flavours. Dishes are meticulously presented on fine Japanese lacquer and ceramic ware that are paired to enhance the appearance of the food and reflect the seasons. The final touches are often real leaves, flowers, and edible garnishes.

    • Welcome Home

      A hotel staff awaits your return on the train platform at Tokyo station to escort you to your chauffeured Rolls-Royce that will whisk you back in the hotel in time for an evening out and about in Tokyo.

    Prices

    JPY 280,000 for one person
    JPY 340,000 for two persons
    JPY 400,000 for three persons
    Prices include tax and meals, and exclude bullet train and Kyoto transportation
    Commissioned artwork to be charged separately

    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 14 hours from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm
    • Advance reservations of three months is required
    • The maximum number of persons is three
    • Minimum 12 years of age; those under 20 must be accompanied by an adult
    • The Rolls-Royce and BMW transfers provided as part of The Peninsula Academy programs are in partnership with Hinomaru Limousine Company
    • This programme is subject to availability
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. Modern and contemporary with Japanese accents, this gracious free-standing hotel offers 314 spacious guestrooms, including 47 suites with commanding views of the Imperial Palace Gardens or Hibiya Park, five extraordinary dining options, a modern lounge bar, two ballrooms, six elegantly designed function rooms, a wedding chapel, a Japanese ceremony room, a fitness centre and the award-winning Peninsula Spa.

    • 2Kyoto Station

      Established as the capital in the 8th century, Kyoto flourished as the centre of Japanese culture for 1,100 years. Just 138 minutes from Tokyo by bullet train, the city is famous for its temples, shrines, gardens and classic Japanese cuisine.

    • 3Tokyo Station

      Tokyo Station is mere minutes from The Peninsula. Its red-brick Marunouchi building, erected in 1914, is a government-designated Important Cultural Property, while the modern Yaesu gate is the departure point for bullet train travel throughout Japan.

  • Whether in town for a special occasion or simply wishing to experience the best of Tokyo, take advantage of this full-day beauty and pampering programme. Private appointments with the city’s leading hair, make-up and nail stylists in the luxurious comfort of a Peninsula guestroom follow a transforming Intraceuticals facial by the Spa’s head therapist. Complete with a light and healthy Naturally Peninsula lunch, participants will be left looking and feeling absolutely radiant.

    Perfect for guests in town for a special evening affair, or who simply wish to indulge in the best of Tokyo during their stay, this full-day beauty program offers private appointments with the city’s leading nail and hair and make-up stylists in the luxurious comfort of a Peninsula guestroom. The experience leaves one looking and feeling absolutely radiant.

    The day begins in the thermal suites of The Peninsula Spa, where aromatic steam rooms, dry saunas, “lifestyle” showers and shaved-ice fountains cleanse, soothe and uplift. The over-the-top pampering proceeds with a fragrant herbal footbath; an 80-minute Intraceuticals Rejuvenate Oxygen Infusion facial conducted by head therapist Yaeko Shimoda, a 20-year veteran of the beauty industry; a Naturally Peninsula lunch in a private guestroom; a personal consultation by award-winning nail artist Michiko Matsushita of Tout Soleil, and last but not least, hairstyling and make-up by EITA, whose star-studded client list includes the world’s film and fashion glitterati. A gift set of Intraceuticals skincare products and a discounted voucher for a subsequent facial at The Peninsula Spa are included.

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    • The Peninsula Spa

      Occupying the sixth floor of the  Peninsula Tokyo with a spa reception area, nine treatment rooms, and separate changing, relaxation and Thermal Suite areas for men and women, The Peninsula Spa offers a deeply personalized spa experience.

    • Rejuvenate Oxygen Infusion Facial

      In this gentle and deeply hydrating facial, two specially formulated serums – Atoxelene and Rejuvenate – are transmitted to the skin via a cooling, calming oxygen infusion. Both serums use hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring cellular component involved in tissue repair, to deliver nutrients with maximum absorption. A smoother, glowing look is achieved instantly.

    • Naturally Peninsula Lunch

      True to The Peninsula Wellness philosophy, light and healthy Naturally Peninsula cuisine appeals to all five senses. Using organic ingredients and with exquisite Japanese touches, it makes holistic eating a haute experience.

    • Nail Art

      At her Tout Soleil salons in Tokyo’s fashionable Daikanyama and Ginza districts, nail artist Michiko Matsushita creates the trendsetting designs that have won her numerous first-place awards in international competitions for sculpture and two-dimensional art. Her work features frequently on television and in leading fashion publications.

    • Hairstyling and Make-up Artist

      When he isn’t tending to his star-studded client list or based in Paris for the spring and fall collections of leading luxury brands, Tokyo hairstylist and make-up artist EITA keeps adding to his ever-expanding portfolio of covers for beauty, fashion and wedding magazines.

    • The Gift

      A takeaway gift of six Intraceuticals products supplements the experience and enables to keep the clear, fresh and glowing look at home. A cleansing gel removes impurities and primes the skin for the three-step care programme provided by the Rejuvenate Daily Serum, which hydrates and delivers potent anti-ageing nutrients; a hydration gel that replenishes and tightens as it enhances skin tone; and a moisturising cream that nourishes and protects the skin from environmental damage. Also included are an ultra-concentrated hydrator specifically formulated for the delicate area around the eyes and an additional daily serum that directly targets fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, forehead and lips.

    Prices

    The Works: JPY 670,000 (facial, hair, make-up and nail art)
    Just My Hair: JPY 420,000 (no nail art)
    Just My Nails: JPY 370,000 (no hair and make-up)

    Prices include consumption tax

    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration for The Works is 8 hours from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; My Hair is 7 hours from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm ;Just My Nails is 7 hours from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Advance reservation of three months is required
    • This programme is only applicable to one person at a time
    • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Visit the Izumibashi Shuzo sake brewery to learn all about this unique beverage directly from those involved in its craft. The focus of the tour will vary according to the seasonal stage of the production process, however all participants will return with expanded knowledge about and appreciation for this multi-faceted drink, from how it is made to how to enjoy it. A bento lunch, round-trip transportation via customised Rolls-Royce or BMW and a gift of sake are included.

    Founded in 1857, the Izumibashi brewery is located in Ebina, a top rice-producing area in Kanagawa Prefecture, less than 60 km (37 m) from The Peninsula Tokyo. Unusual among sake producers, it not only mills but also grows its own estate rice, affording participants the rare opportunity to explore sake production from its earliest stage in the field. Visitors will also learn about Izumibashi’s special flat-milling process, which removes more fat and protein from each rice kernel, resulting in tastier sake, and about the different flavor profiles of the drink served at various temperatures.

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    • Kanpai "Cheers"

      Learn about the special flat-milling process, which removes more fat and protein from each rice kernel, resulting in tastier sake; as well as the different flavour profiles of sake when served chilled, at room temperature or heated.

    • I'm Hungry

      The Peninsula Chefs will prepare a movable feast of savoury seasonal fare made with sake-tasting in mind. Whether the preference is for a Japanese bento or western-style boxed lunch, the take-away picnic will include starters, a main, soup and dessert.

    • One for the Road

      Continue the quest to become a sake sommelier with a 500-ml sake gift set.

    Prices
    For Two Persons: JPY 164,000
    For Three Persons: JPY 204,000
    For Four Persons: JPY 245,000
    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 6 hours from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    • Advance reservation of three business days is required
    • The minimum number of persons is two and maximum number of persons is four
    • Minimum 20 years of age
    • The Rolls-Royce and BMW transfers provided as part of The Peninsula Academy programs are in partnership with Hinomaru Limousine Company
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. 

    • 2Izumibashi Shuzo

      In addition to its pure Junmai Ginjo and Junmai Daiginjo eponymous labels made without the addition of distilled alcohol, Izumibashi Shuzo is also known for its Yamada Jyuro plum wine label and makes an original miso from locally grown soybeans and rice. The brewery’s Tonbo (Dragonfly) label of seasonal sake reflects its commitment to organic cultivation and reduced pesticide use.

  • Participants in this programme will visit Shinohara Furin Honpo, a family-owned glass studio established in Tokyo in 1915, where they will make their very own furin wind chime by blowing the glass and painting the bell. A drink and snack and a personalised furin made by the shop are included.

    Dating back to the introduction of glassmaking techniques from abroad in the late 17th century, furin wind chimes made of hand-blown glass were once rare items in Japan, but by the late 19th century they had become a common summer decoration and today they continue to be a popular Tokyo souvenir. Brightly painted with colourful motifs of the season such as morning glories, hydrangeas, sunflowers, goldfish, dragonflies, turtles, frogs, fireworks and more, they are hung from porch eaves or in windows, where their clear, light tones draw attention to cooling breezes.

    Like the bronze bells introduced to Japan from China and commonly hung in temples, glass bells too were once believed to keep evil spirits at bay with their clear-toned sounds. By the late 19th century, these tiny glass chimes were a popular decorative item in Tokyo. The craft lives on today in the Shinohara Furin Honpo workshop in Edogawa Ward, where a father-and-son duo lead their family in keeping this traditional craft alive, making some 300 to 400 furin each day.

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    • A MINI Ride

      The fun begins with a chauffeured ride in a customised MINI Cooper S Clubman. The Peninsula’s order is the first time that MINI has custom-made a car – similar to the hotel’s Rolls-Royce fleet with over 200 customized features exclusive to The Peninsula. The personalisation process of these compact, yet dynamic, vehicles took over two years to perfect.

    • The Symbol of Summer

      Learn more about the history of this traditional craft and the techniques involved including glass-blowing and painting. While it may look easy when performed by the Shinohara family, it actually takes years of practice to master this skill.

    • Time to Blow and Paint

      A Concierge will act as the translator as during the program. Participants will be able to keep their original furin wind chime as a souvenir and may personalize it with their name.

    Prices
    For One Person: JPY 25,000
    For Two Persons: JPY 32,000
    For Three Persons: JPY 40,000
    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 2 hours between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm and is only available on weekdays.
    • Advance reservation of two business days is required.
    • The maximum number of persons is three.
    • Minimum 6 years of age.
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. 

    • 2Shinohara Furin Honpo

      Founded in 1915, Shinohara Furin Honpo is one of the few remaining studios in Japan that fashion glass wind chimes by hand. Yoshiharu Shinohara, its second-generation proprietor, and his son Yutaka were recognised by Edogawa Ward as guardians of this cultural asset in 1982 and 2008 respectively.

  • Origami, the art of Japanese paper folding, has spread beyond Japan’s shores to become a modern art form and even a means of conveying advanced mathematical theories. But it’s the simple charm of transforming a single sheet of flat paper into a three-dimensional shape with no tools but one’s own fingers that keeps this craft popular among all ages today in classrooms and homes throughout Japan. In this 90-minute experience, children will learn how to create both basic and advanced shapes. They will be able to keep their origami creations as a souvenir, and an origami-paper set and book will be presented to each as a gift so they may continue the craft throughout their stay.

    The simple charm of transforming a single sheet of flat paper into a three-dimensional shape with only one’s own fingers is why origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, has such universal appeal. Children will enjoy this opportunity to learn how to create both basic and advanced shapes with the assistance of an instructor from the Origami Kaikan, a Tokyo organization dedicated to the art and with a history dating back to 1858.

    The 90-minute lesson is conducted in The Peninsula Tokyo’s Japanese Ceremony Room, where the washi paper ceiling and shoji sliding screens provide a fitting atmosphere in which to experience this craft. Origami harkens back to the upper-class samurai society of the 15th century, when origami was an etiquette practiced for gift giving and banquets. A beverage, and origami paper set and book are included.

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    • The Japanese Ceremony Room

      The most traditional area of the hotel, the Japanese Ceremony Room has a washi-paper ceiling, solid pine furniture and a urushi striped wall behind the altar. The dark brown and gold stucco is scratched with a comb to create a vertical striped effect and was designed by Japanese clay-artist Shuhei Hasado.

    • Fold Away

      An English-speaking instructor affiliated with the Kaikan conducts The Peninsula Academy Origami Lesson. The lesson addresses both basic and advanced shapes and children will be able to keep their creations as a souvenir. In addition, an origami-paper set and book will be presented as a gift.

    Prices
    For One Person: JPY 51,000
    For Two Persons: JPY 63,000
    For Three Persons: JPY 74,000
    For Four Persons: JPY 85,000
    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 1.5 hours between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.
    • Advance reservation of seven days is required.
    • The maximum number of persons is four.
    • Minimum 5 years of age.
    • 1The Peninsula Tokyo

      With the design vision of The Peninsula Tokyo as a traditional Japanese lantern, the hotel is a shining landmark superbly located in the prestigious Marunouchi financial district, opposite the Imperial Palace and a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza. 

    • 2Origami Kaikan

      Located in Ochanomizu, Origami Kaikan is a multi-storey space dedicated to the art of paper folding. It has a shop, gallery and workshop where visitors can watch origami paper being made, and offers regular classes in Japanese for all ages. In 2005, it was granted NPO status.

  • Celebrate a stay in Tokyo with originality, style and glamour as found only in Japan, with a professional fitting of a formal kimono. Available for parties of up to four and for ages five and up, this programme is a fun and elegant way for single travellers, families or groups of friends to commemorate a visit to Japan. Optional hairstyling, make-up and a professional photograph may be arranged at additional cost.

    Both male and female guests are invited to celebrate their stay in Tokyo with originality and style as found only in Japan, with a professional fitting of a formal kimono. Guests will select their kimono from a photographic portfolio of the current collection by Hatsuko Endo, the pioneer of haute-couture formal wear for Japanese celebrations both modern and traditional.

    This program is a fun and elegant way for single travellers, families or groups of friends to commemorate a visit to Japan by donning this elegantly crafted native garment. Optional hairstyling, make-up and a professional photograph may be arranged at additional cost. The expert fitting and the optional hairstyling and make-up are done at The Peninsula Tokyo Wedding Center by Votre Histoire Shu Uemura Wedding, the specialists who oversee bridal styling for the hotel.

    For an A4-sized photographic keepsake of the experience, a professional photographer may be hired at separate cost for a portrait taken indoors or at nearby Hibiya Park. Guests are welcome to take their own photographs at any time during and after the fitting.

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    • Hatsuko Endo

      A pioneer of grooming parlours for kimono and other formal attire, Hatsuko Endo opened its first boutique in Ginza in 1905. Today the brand is synonymous with haute couture formal wear for Japanese celebrations, both modern and traditional. At The Peninsula Tokyo Wedding Center, you will select your kimono from a photographic portfolio of the current Hatsuko Endo collection, and be fitted in a private room.

    • Votre Histoire Par Shu Uemura

      For those guests who choose the optional hairstyling and make-up sessions, a Shu Uemeura stylist will propose a look that both matches your choice of kimono and enhances your natural features while honouring your individual style and character. Shu Uemura’s gentle products are formulated with mineral-rich deep-sea water and Asian phyto ingredients known for their beneficial properties.

    • A Walk in Hibiya Park

      Just steps from The Peninsula, Hibiya Park opened to the public in 1903. Designed as the first western-style urban park in Japan, its flower gardens and ponds are an oasis in the heart of the Marunouchi business district, offering blooming plants and trees year-round and an excellent local backdrop for a professional photo.

    Prices

    Kimono Dressing: JPY 68,000 (same price for adult and children)
    Hairstyling: JPY 8,400
    Make-up: JPY 9,450
    Photo shoot: JPY 10,500 per A4-size photo

    Prices shown above are on a per person basis. 

    Additional Detail
    • The programme duration is 2 hours between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.
    • Advance reservation of one day is required.
    • The maximum number of persons is four.
    • Minimum 5 years of age.
    • This programme is subject to availability
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