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Higashi Hongan-JI Picture Card-Theater & Neighborhood Tour

66-2 Syokuyacho, Shimogyo-ku | Hokkaikan Ohanabo, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-382-1238
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Amaging "KAMIAHIBAI tour" Picture card theater tour!

I fully recommend this tour! They will show you the interesting history of HIGASHIHONGANJI by... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
miyako-lab
Picture- story show at Higashi Honganji

お得なツアーでした!気軽に参加できるのに、今まで知らなかったお寺の秘密を知り、東本願寺の大きさに圧倒され、毛綱の実物を見ることができるばかりでなく、英語での表現を知ることができました。普段はなかなか外... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Miwa K
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Come experience the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple neighborhood! Kyoto Station. Your gateway to Kyoto and home to many hidden gems. Not far from the station, you will find one such gem, Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, among the world’s largest wooden structures and the focal point for this tour. The tour starts at Ohanabo, where you will be introduced to the area in the form of a kami-shibai, a traditional Japanese picture-card show, born in Japan in the 1930s. After the performance, you will head to Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, where you will discover fascinating cultural tidbits and artifacts. You will then move on to the Monzen-cho area to explore some local shops. These establishments, selling local products like rosaries, fans, tofu and sake, are often overlooked by the untrained eye, but your guide will help you uncover them. Join this tour, just a short walk away from Kyoto Station, to reveal some treasures not found in any guidebook. Let’s go!
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30 May 2018
“Amaging "KAMIAHIBAI tour" Picture card theater tour!”
18 May 2018
“Picture- story show at Higashi Honganji”
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66-2 Syokuyacho, Shimogyo-ku | Hokkaikan Ohanabo, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8158, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I fully recommend this tour! They will show you the interesting history of HIGASHIHONGANJI by using picture card theater. The pictures are drawn by an artist. Amazing pictures!!!!! It is fun! interesting! You will know the interesting story about the Higashihonganji. I have been to...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

お得なツアーでした!気軽に参加できるのに、今まで知らなかったお寺の秘密を知り、東本願寺の大きさに圧倒され、毛綱の実物を見ることができるばかりでなく、英語での表現を知ることができました。普段はなかなか外国からの観光客の方とお話しする機会はありませんが、同じツアーに参加した方とおはなしできる、というおまけ付きでした。試食させてもらった出来たて豆腐の美味しいこと! This tour was a great tour.This tour was a great tour. I could know a lot of the world I did not know until I can participate easily. I was able to see the real thing of the hairline that was explained at the...More

Thank Miwa K
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this tour. The guide is so kind and have good knowledge of Kyoto history . And we can visit tofu(soybean curd ) shop and picture card shop . This is a good opportunity to know local people life. 紙芝居で東本願寺の説明を受けた後、実際に東本願寺をガイドしていただきました。ガイドの方は知識が豊富で、どんな質問にも答えてくれました。 東本願寺の後は京都の街並みを散策しながら、豆腐屋や掛け軸屋などにも訪問しました。京都人の何気ない日常を体験できます。

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I enjoyed in Higashi Hongan-JI Picture Card-Theater & Neighborhood Tour. The Picture Card-Theater has a hand-made feeling, the story was wonderfully moved. After Picture Card-Theater, we visited Higashi Honganji and we were able to touch the splendor of Higashi Honganji while listening to the polite...More

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