Origami KaikanFree: All time

Origami is a quintessentially Japanese art of paper folding. In Origami Kaikan, visitors can enjoy this art form taken to the next level. The work are so intricate that one can easily mistaken them as wooden sculpture with silk fabric. The exhibitions change seasonally, often focused on current festivals and events. Besides the gallery and shop, the building also has a workshop section in which visitors are introduced to the process of dyeing and painting origami paper. For those wanting to learn more, origami lessons are also offered (with a fee).

Address: 1-7-14 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9:30am – 6pm; Closed Sundays
Direction: Train JR Chūō or Sōbu Lines to Ochanomizu Station, Hijiribashi exit, Subway Marunouchi Line to Ochanomizu Station; Subway Chiyoda Line to Shin-Ochanomizu Station; Subway Ginza Line to Suehirocho Station
Phone: +81 3811 4025
Website: www.origamikaikan.co.jp/info/e_index.html

Photo credit: OiMax from Ochanomizu