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Experiences of Japanese culture in Hiroshima

by Azusa
(10) Reviews
4h $ 88 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Dressed up in Kimono, you will receive instructions in tea ceremony, Japanese calligraphy or traditional incense -smelling ceremony .
  • Or you will play a traditional Japanese fan tossing game which you often see in a party with Geisha and Maiyo.

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88.00 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Overview

You can come in touch with various Japanese cultures in Hiroshima such as tea ceremony, Japanese calligraphy, traditional incense- smelling ceremony and so on.
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What to Expect

This experience is something you can do nowhere but here in Japan. We would like you to have a special time to feel Japanese cultures at first hand.

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Highlights

  • Dressed up in Kimono, you will receive instructions in tea ceremony, Japanese calligraphy or traditional incense -smelling ceremony .
  • Or you will play a traditional Japanese fan tossing game which you often see in a party with Geisha and Maiyo.

Important

You need to make a reservation beforehand in case the instructor is not available.

The fee for each lesson is as follows. ( per person )
・Kimono + tea ceremony + photo service 5,500 ( JPY)
・Kimono+ calligraphy + photo service 5,000 ( JPY )
・Kimono + making incense + photo service 5,000 (JPY )
・Kimono + fan tossing game + photo service 5,000 (JPY )
When the hands-on experience is held in Shykkeien Garden, you need to pay admission fee / 260( JPY) and city tram fare / 180 ( JPY)
Your reservation can be made 3 days prior to your experiential learning.

What‘s included
guide fee, transportation fee ( guide ) , entrance fee ( guide )
What‘s not included
lesson fee ( you ) transportation fee ( you ) entrance fee ( you ) 
Meeting Point
Hiroshima Station
Ending Point
Hiroshima Station / Shukkeien Garden
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 10 )
Daun Daun United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Highly Recommended Tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima Island ”

We were fortunate to spend a day with Azusa touring the Hiroshima Peace Park area and Miyajima Island. Azusa is warm, knowledgeable, and friendly. She also speaks very good English. We give her the highest recommendation.

Azusa:

Dear Daun san Thank you so much for your kind message. I had a very beautiful time with you in Miyajima. Especially I was so happy that you had much interest in our culture and asked many questions. I was also glad to know that you and your husband are big fans of baseball just like me. From now I am going to support your team in MLB games. Please warmly watch over Kenta Maeda. Have a safe flight. Azusa Arita

Peter Peter Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Peace Park and Miyajima Island ”

Azusa is a great guide. We had la t minute changes to schedule which Azusa easily accommodated. Her knowledge of Hiroshima and sights was impressive, travel schedule was easy to do. Overall we had a lovely relaxed and informed day with Azusa. I cannot recommend her highly enough. Thank you Azusa. Peter

Azusa:

Dear Peter san I really appreciate your kind remarks. And thank you for being patient, friendly and listening to me during the tour. I was so happy you have interests in Hiroshima. We got lucky with great weather. Maybe both of you have brought this lovely weather with you. Your journey has just begun and I hope this great weather will hold while you are in Japan. Enjoy your trip! Sincerely, Azusa Arita

Gary Gary Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Wonderful half day tour of Hiroshima ”

Azusa helped us make the most of our short time in Hiroshima. She guided us through the ancient and modern history of Hiroshima, highlighting points of interest not in the travel brochures. Azusa found a wonderful authentic Okonomiyaki restaurant for lunch. Azusa is very friendly and helpful and communicates clearly in English. I would recommend Azusa to anyone visiting Hiroshima.

Azusa:

Dear Gary san I appreciate your great message so much. Both of you are really warm-hearted. You make me relaxed with the wonderful humor. During the tour I always feel comfortable being with you. And thank you so much for showing me your granddaughter's photo. She is as cute as a button.She must be the apple of your eyes. Unfortunately this autumn we have had many typhoons so I'm afraid you might not have fully enjoyed your stay in Japan. I would definitely like you and your family to come to Japan again once your granddaughter and the second grandchild get old enough. Wishing you good health, Azusa Arita

Andrew Kyu Sun Andrew Japan
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Engaging, helpful and impactful! ”

I took the Miyajima Half-Day Tour with Azusa. Her breadth of knowledge about the sight's history and religious importance alongside her understanding of Japanese culture more generally really brought my time in Miyajima to life! She provides considered and thoughtful guidance, ensuring that any questions you may have are not left unanswered. We started at the famous Tori Gate on Miyajima island, moved into the Tokokuni Shrine, ventured through the Daiganji Temple and eventually concluded our tour of the island through its shopping streets. Along with her extensive knowledge of the island, Azusa manages to take wonderful photos without fault! I have no hesitation in recommending Azusa for anyone who is looking for a personal and impactful tour through Miyajima. Her tour was certai... read more

Azusa:

Dear Andrew san Thank you so much for your kind message and recommending me. It was my pleasure to spend a really wonderful time with you in Miyajima. Your considerate attitude and a pleasant sense of humor must have been nurtured in your multiracial country. I learned a lot from speaking with you. It was inspiring for a tour guide from a racially homogeneous nation. Your job is very demanding and challenging. I hope you will enjoy your precious holidays to the fullest. Take care and good luck ! Sincerely, Azusa Arita

Mariona Mariona Switzerland ( Couple )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Amazing visit to Miyajim ”

Amazing guide! She made sure we understood the history and story behind what we saw and visited and made our day with her an amazing memory. Azusa san is, on top of that, an extremely nice person and spending the day with her was a pleasure!

Azusa:

Dear Mariona san Thank you so much for your kind words. You are sailing a boat. So I thought this calm inland sea was not just good enough for you. But I am really glad to know that you are satisfied with Hiroshima tour. Both of you are so polite and kindhearted persons and above all showed much interest in things Japanese, which made me so delighted. The hot days continue on. Please take care of yourselves.

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