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: 18234

【Hiroshima・Miyajima】"Tour of Aki" COOL HIROSHIMA "Tosenkyo" Fan-tossing Game and Heian-style Kimono Experience at Daisho-in Temple of Miyajima Misen ​ ​

Etc. included in the price
  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    13Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    2~3 hours
Plan description

Let's enjoy a special time at Daisho-in which is considered to be the oldest temple in Miyajima of Aki.​ ​
This plan offers you a cool experience to wear a noble princess-kimono and play "tosenkyo", a Japanese traditional game.
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"Tosenkyo" is an old traditional game similar to "Darts", where targets called "Chou" (means butterfly) perched on the wooden box called "Makura" (means pillow) and a player tosses an opened fan to the target. Scores determined according to the position of the fan, the target and the box.​ ​

It is not just a game of achieving scores, it is a demonstration of an elegant movement and its rules were described in the Tale of Genji, and moreover, a decoration of a butterfly and a pillow is so beautiful.​ ​
This unique game was created nearly 250 years ago in Japan.

There are different rules of Tosenkyo depending on schools and regions, but​ ​
in this plan you will learn basic and simple rules, so you can enjoy the game with an easy mind.​ ​
This game became very popular among town residents during Edo period. Let's dream about Heian culture.​ ​
The event will be held either at Daisho-in Hall where you can enjoy a panoramic sea view or at Shoseian Hall located in the Japanese garden.

After tosenkyo game, you may remain in your heian-style kimono and walk around Daisho-in for about 30 min.​ ​
※English speaking guide is provided for tosenkyo experience.​ ​
※This plan is for ladies only.

「Tosenkyo」and「Tsuboshozoku (Heian-style Kimono)」

After playing tosenkyo, enjoy walking around Daisho-in for 30 min. in tsuboshozoku, a heian-style kimono.​ ​

Enjoy your princess-look and feel free to take photos!​ ​

Bring your camera or smartphone and enjoy your time with your companions. Tsuboshozoku was worn by princesses 1000 years ago, during the Heian Period, when they went on a pilgrimage.

Enjoy your time in the temple with rich history and feel free to take photos as many as possible. In case of rain, strolling around Daisho-in is not allowed.​ ​

Tour steps​ ​

①Heian-style Kimono dressing will be held at「Miyajima Momijino-Ga」(20~40min: 4people; It depends on the number of people)
②Transfer to Daisho-in (about 5min)with guide.
③Tosenkyo experience (30~40min per 1 group・time may vary due to the number of participants)
④Change of clothes Indoor use "Ohikizuri" Outdoor use "Tsuboshozoku"(10~15min: 4people)
⑤Free time to stroll Daisho-in(about 30min)
⑥Return to「Miyajima Momijino-Ga」, change clothes and tour ends.


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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 4 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 4~8
    Operating period Weekly: Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue.
    Assembly time Morning 10:00
    Afternoon 13:00
    Booking deadline until 23:59 7 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items nothing special
    About rental items nothing special

    Matters require attention ★Please refrain from smoking and drinking during experience.​ ​
    ★This plan is for people over 13 years old, except expectant mothers.​ ​
    ★In case of rain, you can not walk around Daisho-in wearing tsuboushozoku. You may enjoy staying indoors and taking photos. No discounts offered.
    ★Width of Heian-style kimono usually fits people up to 3L sizes.
    If you have any questions about size, feel free to contact us before booking. We also have kimonos for tall people.
    ★We are not liable for the trouble or accident occurred during your free walk.​ ​
    Other notifications Heian-style kimono experience store "Momijino-Ga"
    Miyajima Misen Daisho-in

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 Tsuboshozoku の画像


    プランの魅力 Tosenkyo の画像


    プランの魅力 The Daisho-in Hall の画像

    The Daisho-in Hall

    プランの魅力 The Shoseian Hall​ ​ の画像

    The Shoseian Hall​ ​

    プランの魅力 The Daisho-in​ ​ の画像

    The Daisho-in​ ​

    Access - Map

    Omotesando 593-2F Miyajima-cho Hatsukaichi Hiroshima
    Heian-style kimono experience store
    「Miyajima Momijino-Ga」
    Assembly point

    Omotesando 593-2F Miyajima-cho Hatsukaichi Hiroshima
    Heian-style kimono experience store
    「Miyajima Momijino-Ga」

    If you arrive by car

    Reach 'Miyajimaguchi Pier' from SANYO Expressway'Ono IC' or 'Hatsukaichi IC' change to National Route 2 (about 10 min.)

    ※All roads in Miyajima island are very narrow, mostly suitable for walking tours. Please use parking lot on Miyajimaguchi side.​ ​​ ​

    If you arrive by train

    Walk to Miyajimaguchi Pier (About 6 minutes from JR Miyajimaguchi station). Take JR Miyajima sea liner or Miyajima Matsu-tourist ferry bound for Miyajima.

    15 min walk from Miyajima Sanbashi.

    If you arrive by other means of transportation

    15 min walk from Miyajima Sanbashi. 5 min walk from Itsukushima shrine.

    Momijino-Ga is a building with gates and a Japanese garden opposite Kikunoya Hotel.

    ※Easy to find if you come towards this hotel.​ ​

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