Requests for guided group tours must be submitted at least 14 days before the requested date of the tour

Looking for a relaxing day out for your group or club? Then visit the Japanese Garden in Hasselt or take a look at a tea demonstration.

Japanese symbolism and culture

Hasselt is the home of the largest authentic Japanese garden in Europe. Cherry trees, koi fish, bridges, bonsai trees, winding paths ... here you can come to your senses and meditate peacefully. Or you can simply sit and just listen to the water flowing. Each season adorns the garden in a different outfit: a wonderful experience.

  • Available:  from 31/03/2019 to 3/11/2019 and from 21/03/2020 to 01/11/2020 during opening hours
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Group rate entrance garden (min. 15 persons): 4,50 euros p.p.
  • Guide fee: 70 euros - max. 20 pers. per guide

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Tea demonstration for groups

Attend an authentic Japanese tea demonstration in the tea garden. Marvel at every sophisticated action: aesthetic, symbolic and soothing..

  • Available:  from 31/03/2019 to 3/11/2019 and from 21/03/2020 to 01/11/2020 during opening hours
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Group rate entrance garden (min. 15 persons): 4,50 euros p.p
  • Information and reservations: stafdaems@hotmail.com of T +32 3 482 14 40
  • Price: 240 euros (up to15 participants) - as of 16 participants 11 euros extra per participant

Caution! Only one group (max. 15 people) can participate in the workshop. A possible second group (in case of a number of more than 15 participants) can only start 1,5 hours after the first group.

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Introduction to buddhism and meditation

Learn how to find peace in your own mind. Shaku Jinsen, Buddhist priest and teacher from the Shingon tradition will help you on your way with inspirations from the Buddhist doctrine and an introduction to meditation.

  • During opening hours,  from 31/03/2019 to 3/11/2019 and from 21/03/2020 to 01/11/2020
  • Group price entrance (min. 15 pers.): 4,50 euros pp
  • Group price workshop: 100 euros (10 pers.)
  • Additional participants: 5 euros pp (max. 20 pers. per group)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Reservations: johan.jacques@telenet.be
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Sushi Workshop

Become a true sushichef. Learn how to make a number of different sushi styles. You can practice more on your favorite sushi style. Eat your sushi on the spot or take it home with you.

  • Valid:  from 31/03/2019 to 3/11/2019 and from 21/03/2020 to 01/11/2020 during openingshours
  • Duration: 1,5 hours
  • Groupprice: 6 euro p.p.
  • Price workshop: 325 euro (max. 10 participants)
  • Reservations: shigemiekhart@gmail.com
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Sake tasting for groups

You’ll get an explanation about this unique beverage while sampling four different sakes and an accompanying snack. 

  • During opening hours,  from 31/03/2019 to 3/11/2019 and from 21/03/2020 to 01/11/2020
  • Group price: 4,50 euros pp
  • Group price tasting: 20 euros pp (min. 10 pers.)
  • Duration: 1,5 hour
  • Reservations: info@sasaworks.be
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Japanese-style creativity

Immerse yourself in origami or kirie. Get creative when folding or cutting paper and be inspired by the seasons, nature and different types of festivities.

  • During opening hours,  from 31/03/2019 to 3/11/2019 and from 21/03/2020 to 01/11/2020
  • Group price: 6 euros pp
  • Group price workshop: 150 euros (max. 10 pers.)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Reservations: shigemiekhart@gmail.com
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