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Wear a kimono and shakyo experience

Wear a kimono and shakyo experience

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in Chinese (Simplified) and English

About your host

I was born and raised in China, and moved to Japan 15 years ago. I love to travel and meet people from all around the world. I love Japanese culture and found that, even though some parts came from China and western countries, it developed and fused with Japanese life to become a new, original part of Japanese culture. I've been learning kimono dressing for about two years. I have noticed that…
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What we’ll do

You can experience wearing a kimono and practicing Shakyo (the calligraphic tracing of the sutras) at a temple in the Asakusa area of Tokyo. You will enter the exclusive main hall of the temple, which locals are rarely given a chance to visit. The Buddhist practice of Shakyo is a means of spreading the Buddhist Way. But today, aside from these religious purposes, Shakyo is performed in order to…

What else you should know

I will provide a kimono and calligraphy materials. Please tell me your height and weight beforehand, so that I can pick out the right size for your kimono.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Japanese green tea
Equipment
Calligraphy materials

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Where you'll be

We will meet at Jusenin Temple in Asakusa, where I will dress you in a kimono. Then we'll have our Shakyo session, followed by Japanese teatime and photography.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

I will provide a kimono and calligraphy materials. Please tell me your height and weight beforehand, so that I can pick out the right size for your kimono.
Chengyan
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Wear a kimono and shakyo experience
6 reviews
$110 per person
6 reviews
$110 per person