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#blessed in Aomori: Shinto ceremony

Level-up your shrine game with a special Shinto blessing experience

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Highlights

At Hirota Shrine in Nagashima, Aomori City, learn the proper etiquette to make a prayer before receiving a blessing from the chief priest under the light of paper lanterns designed by ‘Nebuta’ creators. Finish by receiving a cup of ‘omiki’ (ceremonial sake). As a momento of your spiritual experience, you will also receive an original wooden amulet from Hirota Shrine, as well as a book for collecting ‘Goshuin’ (temple stamps).

OUTLINE

Level-up your shrine game with a blessing and etiquette lesson at local shrine with 'Nebuta' lanterns

Tour Highlights:
✔ Learn the proper etiquette to make a prayer
✔ Occasion to see the light of paper lanterns designed by 'Nebuta' creators
✔ Receiving a cup of 'omiki' (ceremonial sake)
✔ Receive an original wooden amulet

At Hirota Shrine in Nagashima, Aomori City, learn the proper etiquette to make a prayer before receiving a blessing from the chief priest under the light of paper lanterns designed by 'Nebuta' creators. Finish by receiving a cup of 'omiki' (ceremonial sake ) .As a momento of your spiritual experience, you will also receive an original wooden amulet from Hirota Shrine, as well as a book for collecting 'Goshuin' (temple stamps).

17:00 Meet at Hirota Shrine
17:30 Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine (15 mins)
17:50 Prayer and blessing experience (40 mins)
18:40 Receive 'Omiki' (ceremonial sake) (20 mins)
19:00 Program ends at Hirota Shrine

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★ 28,000 JPY per pax (minimum 2 persons)
** Tour is available between Jan.10 ~ Dec.20, except Wednesdays

What’s Included

・ English-speaking guide
・ Goshuin (temple stamp) book
・ Shrine program experience fee

Not included

・Transportation expenses to Hirota shrine

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

17:00

Meet at Hirota Shrine

17:30

Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine (15 mins)

 

17:50

Prayer and blessing experience (40 mins)

 

18:40

Receive ‘Omiki’ (ceremonial sake) and sacred wooden amulet.

You’ll also receive your very own ‘Goshuin’ book for collecting shrine/temple stamps. 

19:00

Program ends at Hirota Shrine.

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Meet at Hirota Shrine
Time
2 to 3 hours
Size
2~0
Price
28000JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. $280 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 28000JPY~(with TAX)

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28000JPY~(with TAX)

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