INFORMATION
MAP & DIRECTION

TOKYO

TOKYO,Aoyama Studio

• PHONE: 0120-979-447
• EMAIL: class@taiko-center.co.jp
• ADDRESS: Daiwa Aoyama Building (B1), 3-1-30 Jinguumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

3 studios. Holds about 100 people in total (They each hold 50, 25, and 25 people). Odaiko equipped in the biggest room.

  • Train >> Take Tokyo Metro Line to Gaienmae Station which is the closest station to our studio. Walk west on Aoyama Street for 3 minutes and turn right on Gaiennichi Street and you will see a Starbucks. In a minute you will see it on the left. The studio is in basement floor. Take Tokyo Metro Line to Omotesandou Station. Walk north-east on Aoyama Street for 6 minutes and turn left on Gaiennichi Street and you will see a Starbucks. In a minute you will see it on your left. The studio is in basementfloor.
    *Please use Jorudan for train timings (Online transfer/route finder in English) : http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/

  • Foot >> From Gaienmae station: 5 minutes on foot
    From Shibuya : 8 minutes by subway and 5 minutes on foot ,or 30 minutes on foot

  • From Shinjuku Station >> Take JR Yamanote Line (Inner circle) to Shibuya Station. Switch to Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Gaienmae Station. (18 minutes)
    Take Toei Oedo Line to Aoyama Ichoume.Switch to Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Gaienmae Station. (23 minutes)


TOKYO,Asakusa Studio

• PHONE: 0120-620-115
• EMAIL: class@taiko-center.co.jp
• ADDRESS: Acorde Asakusa (3F), 3-4-9 Asakusa, Taitou-kum Tokyo

3 studios. Holds about 60 people in total (They each hold 30, 20, and 10 people). Odaiko equipped in the biggest room.

  • Train >> Take Toei Asakusa Line to Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Asakusa Station which is the closest station to our studio.
    Walk north on Umamichi Street for 7 minutes and turn left when you see a Seven-Eleven. Turn right on a small ally at the first light, and turn left right away. The second building on your right is the studio on the 3rd floor.
    *Please use Jorudan for train timings (Online transfer/route finder in English) : http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/

  • Foot >> From Senso ji temple (red big lantern): 5 minutes on foot
    From Asakusa station: 10 minutes on foot
    From Tokyo skytree (new landmark of Tokyo): 20 minutes on foot
    From Tokyo station: 20 minutes by trains and 10 minutes on foot

  • From Shinjuku Station >> Take Chuou JR Line (express) o Kanda Station. Switch to Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Asakusa Station.(22minutes)
    Take JR Sobu Line to Asakusabashi Station.Switch to Toei Asakusa Line to Asakusa Station. (23minutes)

KYOTO

KYOTO Studio

• PHONE: 0120-923-915
• EMAIL: class@taiko-center.co.jp
• ADDRESS: 113-4 Takatsuji Oomiya-cho Shimogyou-ku Kyoto city,
Kyoto prefecture 600-8387 Japan

All of our studios are soundproof, and In September 2006, we renovated our studios with shiratake charcoal (white bamboo charcoal), a negative ion generator, which creates a relaxing atmosphere for guests.

We also have an in-studio store with a selection of Taiko drums, drumsticks, Japanese style socks and other goods that you are free to browse before and after your classes.

  • Train >> Take Hankyu Line to Omiya Station which is the closest station to our studio. Walk south for 7-8 minutes on Omiya Street and you will see it on your right.
    Jorudan(Online transfer/route finder in English): http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/

  • Bus >> #207, #206 or #71 will stop right in front of our building. The bus stop is called Omiya Matsubara.
    Most tourists of Kyoto take bus and train, which are very convenient. We recommend a website called Bus and train Veteran Arukumachi KYOTO Route Planner. You can learn how to use these transportation system (ex. you can learn about fare, how to pay, and types of bus. Also, you can check bus time table and bus stop information. Bus route map is very usuful.
    Bus and train Veteran Arukumachi KYOTO Route Planner [External Link]

  • Foot >> From Toji temple (five-story pagoda): Walk north on Omiya street 30 minutes and you will see it on your left
    From Nijo Castle: Walk south on Omiya street for 25 minutes and you will see it on your right

  • From Kyoto Station >> train - Take Karasuma Line to Shijo Station, and without leaving the underground go to Karasuma Station (they are connected). From Karasuma Station, take Hankyu Line to Omiya Station. Walk south for 7-8 minutes on Omiya Street and you will see it on your right.
    Foot - Walk out of North exit (the side with Kyoto Tower), and turn left on the Shiokoji Street. In few minutes you will see a major road called Horikawa Street. Turn right (towards north) on Horikawa Street and stay on it for 20 minutes until you hit Gojo Street. Turn left on Gojo Street and soon turn right on Omiya Street. Just in few minutes after you pass your first light, you should see our building on your left.

OSAKA

OSAKA Studio

• PHONE: 0120-681-015
• EMAIL: class@taiko-center.co.jp
• ADDRESS: 3-1-24 Nakatsu, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu, 531-0071

At this location, we have 3 dedicated studios for daily Taiko classes!

  • Train >> Take Hankyu Kyoto/Kobe/Takarazuka Line to Hankyu Nakatsu Station which is right next to Umekita studio.
    Walk out of the only station exit and go down the stairs. Immediately turn left and you will see a convenience store in front of you and a park on your left. Walk towards the park and you will see the studio on the left side of the street
    Jorudan(Online transfer/route finder in English): http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/
    *You can also walk for 10 minutes from Subway Nakatsu Station (Midosuji Line), but Hankyu Nakatsu Station is closer.

  • Foot >> From Nakatsu station (Hankyu railways): 1 minutes on foot
    From Nakatsu station (Subway): 10 minutes on foot
    From Osaka station: 20 minutes on foot

  • From Osaka Station >> train - Take Karasuma Line to Shijo Station, and without leaving the underground go to Karasuma Station (they are connected). From Karasuma Station, take Hankyu Line to Omiya Station. Walk south for 7-8 minutes on Omiya Street and you will see it on your right.
    train - Walk to Umeda station from Osaka station. (They are connected.) Take Hankyu Kyoto/Kobe/Takarazuka Line to Hankyu Nakatsu Station.

KOBE

KOBE Studio

• PHONE: 0120-315-331
• EMAIL: class@taiko-center.co.jp
• ADDRESS: San Plaza Shopping Mall (Basement Floor 1), 1-8-1 Sannomiya-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo

This studio is located in the basement of the San Plaza Shopping Mall, nearby the town center. Taiko lessons are held here daily.

  • Foot >> From Sannomiya station (All lines): 5 minutes on foot
    *It is very confusing to find us if you are underground, so follow this direction!

  • 1. Please get out of the station from any SOUTH-WEST exit and get to the national highway route 2.
    2. Then turn left on the first street - you will see Spazio Slot (pachinko store) and an arcade entrance to San Plaza Shopping Mall (さんプラザ in Japanese). *Photo#1
    3. Walk into the arcade, and soon you will see a Chinese steamed bun store called Taiheikaku on your right. *Photo#2
    4. On the left of the bun store is an elevator that will take you right to our studio. Take it down to the basement floor, and you will find us on your right.

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