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Enjoy Kimono Dressing and Japanese Culture Experiences in Shukkeien Garden!

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Stop At: Shukkei-en Garden, 2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima Hiroshima Prefecture

After coming to the store、change into your favorite kimono from more than 100 types. The staff will help you get dressed.

You can stroll around Shukkeien Garden while wearing a kimono. As an option an English-speaking guide will show you around in the garden. Shukkeien Garden was created 400 years ago in the time of the samurai and it's said that it contains in its landscape various sceneries in shrunken form. You can deeply feel different sceneries such as a tea house, a pond, a paddy field, mountains, a bamboo forest, a tea garden and a pergola. Even though the garden has received serious damage from the atomic bombing, it has now recovered. Please enjoy, dressed in kimono, the Japanese garden brimming with history.

After this, please enjoy the Japanese cultural experience taught by an expert teacher. Please choose 1 from the following 4 experiences.

①Tea ceremony experience

Enjoy a laid-back tea ceremony experience. After watching the tea ceremony demonstration of the teacher, try to make tea by yourself as well.

②Calligraphy experience

Spiritual unity through the smell of ink. Why not feel the hearts of the Japanese by learning about the meaning included in the characters? You can also come in touch with the tools related to Hiroshima such as a Kumano brush and Otake Japanese paper.

③Shakyo (Handcopying of sutras) experience

Choose from the 'Sange-course' where you will copy a sutra on Japanese writing paper in a flower petal shape or the 'Shabutsu-course' where you will copy Jizo, the guardian deity of children. It's an easy style where you'll cover the sample with Japanese writing paper and trace the lines.

④Incense experience

Choose your favorite color and scent from various options and make your own incense just like kneading paper clay. If you will make it flat you can use it is as a scented insert (to enclose with a letter) as well.

After the Japanese cultural experience, you will change clothes and that's the end of the experience.

Duration: 3 hours
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Departure Point
2-11 Kaminoborichō, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, 730-0014, Japan
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Kimono rental
  • Kimono dressing
  • Japanese culture experience ※In the summer period you will wear a yukata
  • Entry/Admission - Shukkei-en Garden
Exclusions
  • The admission fee of Shukkeien Garden ( 260 yen / adult, 100 yen / child
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Language support : English
  • Toilet : 〇
  • Other things to note: ・Dress Code: We have a wide selection of kimono for you, so you can join the event in your own clothes. ◎Due to constraints of of the instructor and/or the facility where the event is held, there are times when your request is not met. ◎A visit service is available. (If requested from a group with three or more persons, the experience can be held at their guest house or a facility they like.) ◎Japanese persons are welcome to join the tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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