Experiences

Experiences

How about trying the experiences of touching the craftworks of Japanese cultures? At the Fudenosato-kobo, you can try making the high quality-Kumanofude brush. Kumanofude brush, is the most famous brush as poses the share of 50 percentages in the world, is produced in Kumano-cho. On the other hand, there is the rental shop for kimono at Miyajimaguchi for the Miyajima Island. You can try wearing Japanese traditional kimono or yukata, summer style kimono, and walk in the Miyajima Island. It must be cool to feel Japanese old times with kimono. Also in the Kagura-monzen-touji-mura in Akitakata-city, you can see some exhibitions of Kagura that is the Shinto theatrical dance. Moreover you can try wearing the Kagura costume according to the day.

HIROSHIMA KAGURA Regular Performance Portal Site

Kagura is the form of music and dancing dedicated to the mythical gods of Japan. The dynamic dances, the gorgeous costumes, the drums and flutes, and all the other aspects of this ancient ritual can be uniquely experienced in Hiroshima Prefecture. Check here for the latest information on regular performances of Kagura in Hiroshima Prefecture.

Kagura Monzen Toji Village
Kagura Monzen Toji Village

Kagura is the Shinto theatrical dance based on some stories, performed by dancers, who dressed gorgeous costumes and expressive masks, and by musicians who play drum and pipe. It has been performed for a long ages as religious services that dedicated to the "Ujigami" - the guardian god of a particular place in the Shinto religion. And it is al...

Walking around the town in kimono
Walking around the town in kimono

If you would like to stroll around Miyajima feeling a local atmosphere, how about renting and trying on a kimono? There are some shops which rent kimonos or yukatas (summer style kimono) for visitors around Miyajima. Just bring yourself and choose your favorite kimono. The expert staff will help you get dressed. You would feel as if you were J...

Miyajima Sanpai Yuran
Miyajima Sanpai Yuran

Would you like to go through Otorii Gate of Itsukushima Shrine on a boat? Around Miyajima Island are several shops and inns which offer various boat cruises including round-the-island tour and shrine-visiting course on which you can get close to Otorii Gate at flood tide and even goes through the gate when the weather and waves are favorable. ...

Miyajima Traditional Product Hall
Miyajima Traditional Product Hall

The hall includes a section where you can actually try baking momiji manju. The area on the 1st floor exhibits and disseminates Miyajima's traditional crafts with their 200 year history. Baking Momiji manju is possible on the 2nd floor, and making rice scoops is possible on the 3rd floor....

Sakagura Koryukan Exchange Center
Sakagura Koryukan Exchange Center

The museum, a renovated section of a former sake brewery that was built at the end of the Edo Period, shows more than 130 years of tradition with its thick columns and rafters on the ceiling, and a lingering aroma of sake. Chairs and tables are arranged in the relaxing atmosphere that has a high ceiling for a sake brewery where you can enjoy s...

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