Plan ID
: 34586
34586

【Himeji】 The Greatest Carpentry! Visit World Heritage Site Himeji Castle with a Miya-Daiku Carpenter: Deep Learning of Culture and Philosophy in Japanese Traditional Architecture

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Solo participant
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
    1~10
  • Participating age
    6Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    4~5 hours

A palace carpenter who is the highest peak of Japanese carpenters and is involved in the architecture that remains until after 1000 Year, such as shrine and temple architecture and castle architecture. Normally, it is difficult to visit the workshop, but on this tour, you will visit the Miya carpenter's workshop, learn the craftsmanship and craftsmanship of the Miya carpenter, and then visit Himeji Castle with the Miya carpenter. In addition to the usual visit to Himeji Castle, this is a special tour where you can also take Explanations from the perspective of a palace carpenter. Perfect for those who are interested in traditional Japanese culture and architecture.

Visit the workshop of Miya carpenter, the highest peak of Japanese carpenters

The Miyadaiku workshop that we visit is a school of carpenters that was born and inherited during the Kanei era to build shrines and temples, and is a venerable workshop that handles shrines and temples and castles nationwide. It is usually a visit to the Miyadaiku workshop, which is paid in advance, but you can hear a polite explanation on this tour.

The highlight is a special guide to Himeji Castle from the perspective of a palace carpenter.

Visit Himeji Castle from the perspective of a palace carpenter, guided by a palace carpenter, instead of regular sightseeing. Ideal for tourists who are interested in Japanese architecture and castle architecture. Of course, there is also an explanation of the usual history and culture by a nationally qualified licensed guide.

Deeply learn the spirit of traditional Japanese architecture

This is a special opportunity to deeply learn the spirit of traditional Japanese architecture and culture, such as the spirit of traditional Japanese architecture and the way of life as a craftsman, by listening directly to the shrine carpenter.

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    Time schedule

    ① After meeting at Himeji Station, move to Miyadaiku Kobo (20 minutes) ②Visit Miyadaiku Kobo (60 minutes) ③Move to Himeji Castle (20 minutes) ④Visit Himeji Castle (120 minutes) ⑤Move to Himeji Station (20 minutes)

    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~10
    About duration 4 hours (3 hours experience)
    Operating period Obon, Year the end of Year than the beginning
    Assembly time Please be at 15 minutes prior to your booking time.
    Booking deadline until 16:59 5 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking
    Locker

    Dress code - Must bring items Himeji Castle is large and has uphill slopes, and the castle tower has steep stairs. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. At the castle tower, you take off your shoes, so your feet get cold in winter. Please bring warm socks.

    Matters require attention * Since the castle tower has steep stairs, you cannot tour the inside of the castle tower with a wheelchair. Please note that the tour will be from the outside.
    * Strollers cannot be placed in the castle tower, so you can leave the stroller outside and carry your baby inside the building to see the castle tower.
    Other notifications Please be sure to take out travel accident insurance by yourself.

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    Access - Map

    188-1 Ekimae-cho, Himeji-shi, Hyogo 670-0927
    Assembly point

    In front of "Himeji City Tourist Information Center" at the central ticket gate of JR Himeji Station
    * If you come by car, you can meet directly at Miyadaiku Kobo instead of Himeji Station. Details will be contacted after the reservation is confirmed, but it is a 20-minute distance from Himeji Station toward Hirohata.

    This tour does not include transportation and transportation fees. Please arrange the transfer by yourself. Taxi movement during the tour (meeting place-Miyadaiku Kobo-Himeji Castle) will be charged at the actual cost.

    If you arrive by car

    In the case of a car, you can meet directly at Miyadaiku Kobo. In that case, 20 minutes from Himeji Station toward Hirohata. Details will be contacted after the reservation is confirmed. Parking lot 2 The parking lot of Miyadaiku Kobo is free, but the parking fee for Himeji Castle is 600 yen for 3 hours for a regular car. Large buses are not allowed, microbuses are allowed.

    If you arrive by train

    Himeji City Tourist Information Center at the central ticket gate of JR Himeji Station

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    Selling points regarding safety

    Although it is not a physically active experience, we will consider the physical condition of the customer.

    License and Qualifications National English interpreter guide (languages other than English are not supported)
    Number of staff 1
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