2 to 3 hours
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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).
Meet at Hirota Shrine
Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine （15 mins）
Prayer and blessing experience （40 mins）
Receive ‘Omiki’ (ceremonial sake) and sacred wooden amulet.
You’ll also receive your very own ‘Goshuin’ book for collecting shrine/temple stamps.
Program ends at Hirota Shrine.