The Sogetsu School Osaka, which had been initiated by the former Iemoto Hiroshi in 1982 and has been beloved by many Sogetsu ikebanists for nearly 40 years, reborn as “Sogetsu WEST” on the first floor of the Hotel Emion KYOTO.
Sogetsu WEST will deliver the joy of ikebana, such that you have never experienced before, as a future-oriented place to learn Sogetsu Ikebana, without being restricted by conventional ideas, whilst respecting the heritage cultivated through the history of the Sogetsu School Osaka.
Please visit this place to experience ikebana in a new way!
Sogetsu WEST Official LINE Account
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Learn at Sogetsu WEST
The Sogetsu School offers ikebana trial lessons where you can turn up to try empty-handed.
Anyone who wants to improve themselves—from those who just want to touch flowers to those who are interested in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana—can experience the joy of arranging flowers here.
A new space, which will be reborn as a place to share information on Sogetsu with the world, in addition to hold various ikebana classes, attracts great attention.
Information on the Area Around Sogetsu WEST
The area around Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station on the JR Sanin Line (Sagano Line) for 2 km to the west from Kyoto Station is currently a very hot location where redevelopment has been progressed by the City of Kyoto.
There are many attractive places to visit including the following:
- Hotel Emion KYOTO
- Kyoto Aquarium
- Kyoto Railway Museum
- Umekoji Park（Japanese only）
- Kyoto City Central Wholesale Market（Japanese only）
Hotel Emion Kyoto 1st floor, 20-4 Sujakudounokuchi-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 600-8842
One station from Kyoto Station on the JR Sagano Line (3 minutes)
2 minutes on foot from Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station by a connecting walkway.
About 14 minutes by car on Japan National Route 1 from the Meishin Expressway Kyoto Minami Interchange
* No free parking spaces are available. Please use public transportation or if you come to the facility by car, use a coin parking lot nearby.