By request

Morning as a Shinto priest / miko at Hirota Shrine

Dress as a priest or 'Miko' (maiden) and experience the daily routine of a Shinto Shrine

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Highlights

Experience dressing as a Shinto Priest or ‘Miko’ (shrine maiden) at Hirota Shrine in Aomori City. After paying a visit to the shrine, join the morning cleaning activities that take place at shrines everyday!  Capture the experience by taking some photos at the shrine before changing back into your clothes.

 

OUTLINE

Dress as a priest or 'Miko' (maiden) and experience the routine of a Shinto Shrine

Tour Highlights:
✔ Change into traditional clothing
✔ Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine
✔ Join the Shinto morning cleaning activities

Experience dressing as a Shinto Priest or 'Miko' (Shrine Maiden) at Hirota Shrine in Aomori City.After paying a visit to the shrine, join the Shinto morning cleaning activities that take place at shrines everyday! Capture the experience by taking some photos at the shrine before changing back into your clothes.

8:30 Meet at Hirota Shrine
8:40 Change into traditional clothing (Shinto Priest or Shrine Mainden) (30 mins)
9:10 Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine (explanation from priest) (15 mins)
9:30 Cleaning of shrine grounds (30 mins)
10:00 Take pictures and change.End of program.

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★ 9,000 JPY per pax (minimum 2 persons)
** Tour is available between Jan.10 ~ Dec.20, except Wednesdays

What’s Included

・ Goshuin (temple stamp)
・ Experience costs

Not included

・English guide
・Transportation expenses to Hirota shrine

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

8:30

Meet at Hirota Shrine in Aomori City

8:40

Change into traditional clothing (Shinto priest or ‘miko’ shrine maiden).

9:10

Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine (explanation from priest) 

9:30

Participate in the daily cleaning of shrine grounds.

10:00

Take pictures and change. End of program.

 

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Meet at Hirota Shrine
Time
2 to 3 hours
Size
2~0
Price
9000JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. $90 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to seven days prior to tour.

Cancellation Policy
The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below. Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee. Two days prior: 20% Day before: 30% On the day: 100%

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 9000JPY~(with TAX)

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