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【Chiba・Narita】 Private calligraphy class! Shakyou experience at Shinshoji Temple! Tracing the sutras with a brush.​ ​

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Solo participant
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    0Age ~
  • Duration
    5~6 hours

A day out in Narita experiencing traditional Japanese culture

Shakyo, The Sutra Tracing, is performed as a means of mindfulness training. Whether one has faith in Buddhism or not, tracing sacred scripts gives us time to reflect on ourselves and practice mindfulness.


・ You can eat and walk at souvenir shops and restaurants in Omotesando. The specialty is "eel".・ The temple, which has a history of more than 1000 years, has many magnificent buildings.・ At temples and museums, you can listen to commentary by experts and study Japanese history.・ You can experience spiritual training with the "copying experience" of writing kanji using a brush and ink.・ You can see various calligraphy works at the Calligraphy Museum.・ There are many photo spots in the vast green park.

Spot introduction

・ Naritasan Omotesando ・ Naritasan Shinshoji Temple (Somon / Niomon) ・ Naritasan Shinshoji Temple (Ohondo) ・ Precinct Information Center ・ Naritasan Shakyo Dojo ・ Naritasan Calligraphy Museum ・ Naritasan Park

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    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~6
    About duration About 5.5 hours
    Operating period All-year-round
    Assembly time Please come by the time of reservation
    Booking deadline until 9:59 the day before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Please wear comfortable clothes as you need to walk long distances.​ ​

    Matters require attention · Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
    · No lunch or dinner included in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat whenever and wherever you like.

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    By the ticket gates at the JR line, Narita Station
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    Ticket gate at JR Narita Station

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    Selling points regarding safety

    Our tours are conducted by only certified guides who have been selected through interviews.
    We have emergency insurance just in case.
    ・Third party compensation: up to 100 million yen
    ・Death, permanent disability: 5 million yen
    ・Inpatient treatment: 5,000 yen per day
    ・Outpatient visit: 3,000 yen per day
    Moreover, insurance call center provides information in 14 languages for overseas  customers.
    ※Current insurance is valid as of March 1, 2019.

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