Shogi Japanese Chess Piece Painting

Tendo City, Yamagata is the home of shogi, Japanese chess. Tendo produces 95% of all shogi pieces made in Japan. At Tendo Tower, you can paint a shogi piece, shop for a new shogi set, or choose a lucky character and then create a lucky shogi charm.

Tendo City is famous for producing shogi (Japanese chess) pieces. In fact, Tendo City is the largest producer of shogi pieces in Japan. Records show members of the old Tendo Clan shogi piece beginning shogi production during the Edo period (1603 – 1868) in what is now Tendo City.

Visit Tendo Tower in Tendo City to try hand painting a traditional shogi (Japanese chess) piece or purchase a new shogi set. In this experience. You can choose a lucky Japanese character and then create a lucky shogi charm featuring that character.


2 Working Days
1 hour
Voucher Type
No Amendments
No Refunds

What You Get

Shogi Japanese Chess Piece Painting


  • Lesson fee
  • Tools and materials
  • Transport
  • Personal expenses

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Shogi Mura Tendo Tower

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