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All-in-One Traditional Japanese Cultural Experience at Miyajima in a Zen Temple

 

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Description

Experience authentic Japanese culture through fun activities in a Zen Buddhist temple. Further your knowledge of Japan by wearing a lovely kimono and take part in a tea ceremony, calligraphy class and more with an English-speaking instructor. Step into a 300-year-old temple to take part in authentic Japanese cultural activities. Get a better understanding of Japan with a knowledgeable English-speaking instructor to assist you throughout all your experiences. Immerse yourself in the intricate charm of Japanese tradition.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (23:59 local time) to 1 business days (23:59 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

2 Cultural Experiences (Tea Ceremony & Calligraphy)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 0 & Up) $202

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 6 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Kimono rental
  • Calligraphy Lesson
  • Tea ceremony / Matcha green tea
  • English-speaking instructor

Start Timings

10:30,  13:30,  15:30

Duration

  • 1 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

10:30:00 Check-in at okeiko Japan at Tokujuji Temple

Day: Day1
Kimono Dress-up
Begin your cultural experience by donning an elegant kimono. Your instructor will assist you in the dressing process so you will be comfortable while taking part in the workshops that follow.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Take part in a graceful tea ceremony and learn the basic etiquette along with core Zen beliefs. The master will prepare your tea in a traditional teacup made using clay with sand from Itsukushima Shrine.
Day: Day1
Shodo Calligraphy
Enjoy a beginner-friendly calligraphy class and learn to write using brush and ink. Select a Chinese character of your choice and complete your masterpiece by also learning how to write your name in Japanese hiragana. Upon request, you may also choose to write on Miyajima's iconic rice scooper.
Day: Day1
12:00:00 Check-out at okeiko Japan at Tokujuji Temple

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • After arriving at Miyajima by ferry, make your way toward the tunnel.
    Go through the tunnel and turn left at the intersection at the end.
    Continue for about 100 meters and turn right at the end.
    Turn left at the next intersection and you will see the temple where the classes are held.

3 Cultural Experiences (Tea Ceremony, Calligraphy, Japanese Cooking)

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 0 & Up) $269

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 6 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Kimono rental
  • Calligraphy Lesson
  • Tea ceremony / Matcha green tea
  • Cooking lesson / Ingredients
  • English-speaking instructor

Start Timings

10:00,  13:00

Duration

  • 2 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

10:00:00 Check-in at okeiko Japan at Tokujuji Temple

Day: Day1
Kimono Dress-up
Begin your cultural experience by donning an elegant kimono. Your instructor will assist you in the dressing process so you will be comfortable while taking part in the workshops that follow.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Take part in a graceful tea ceremony and learn the basic etiquette along with core Zen beliefs. The master will prepare your tea in a traditional teacup made using clay with sand from Itsukushima Shrine.
Day: Day1
Shodo Calligraphy
Enjoy a beginner-friendly calligraphy class and learn to write using brush and ink. Select a Chinese character of your choice and complete your masterpiece by also learning how to write your name in Japanese hiragana. Upon request, you may also choose to write on Miyajima's iconic rice scooper.
Day: Day1
Japanese Cooking Class
Known to be healthy and good for the body, Japanese cuisine has been valued highly by many. In this class, you'll learn how to make the popular and tasty onigiri rice ball. Upon request, you can opt to make "higashi" instead, a traditional dry sugar confectionary using high-end wasanbon sugar.
Day: Day1
12:00:00 Check-out at okeiko Japan at Tokujuji Temple

Day: Day1

Additional Notes

  • If you are vegetarian or have any food allergies, please let us know at the time of booking.
  • Onigiri rice ball will be made in standard cooking classes. It may be switched to higashi (dry Japanese sugar confectionery) upon request at the time of booking.

Requirement(s) - other

  • If you are vegetarian or have any food allergies, please let us know at the time of booking.
  • Onigiri rice ball will be made in standard cooking classes. It may be switched to higashi (dry Japanese sugar confectionery) upon request at the time of booking.

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • After arriving at Miyajima by ferry, make way toward the tunnel.
    Go through the tunnel and turn left at the intersection at the end.
    Continue for about 100 meters and turn right at the end.
    Turn left at the next intersection and you will see the temple where the classes are held.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • Kimonos are available for children over 130 cm (4 ft 2 in) tall. Kimono sizes for adults go up to waist size 130 cm (52 in) for women and 120 cm (48 in) for men.
  • If you have difficulty sitting on the floor, please let us know at the time of booking so chairs can be prepared in advance.

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