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Make Original Shimenawa the Sacred Rope in Izumo

by Beauty of Japan
per adult Price is $75
Duration: 40m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Make your own sacred rope

  • Bring back your own work back home

  • Make it out of the same straw that is used at Izumo Taisha

  • Choose from Key ring or Shimenawa decoration

  • Understand the Japanese religious practice

Highlights

  • Make your own sacred rope

  • Bring back your own work back home

  • Make it out of the same straw that is used at Izumo Taisha

  • Choose from Key ring or Shimenawa decoration

  • Understand the Japanese religious practice

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11:00 AM, Key Ring Option

Duration 40m

The 11:00am class

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Total price is $74.21, taxes included

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2:00 PM, Key Ring Option

Duration 40m

The 2:00pm class

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Total price is $82.45, taxes included

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4:00 PM, Key Ring Option

Duration 40m

The 4:00pm class

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11:00 AM, Shimenawa decoration option

Duration 40m

11:00am class

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Total price is $91.33, taxes included

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2:00 PM, Shimenawa decoration option

Duration 40m

2:00pm class

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4:00 PM, Shimenawa decoration option

Duration 40m

4:00pm class

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Make Original Shimenawa the Sacred Rope in Izumo

Activity Location

ご縁横丁 - Goenyokocho

840-1 Taishacho Kizukiminami

Izumo 699-0711

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • ご縁横丁 - Goenyokocho

    840-1 Taishacho Kizukiminami

    Izumo 699-0711


Description

Shimenawa is a sacred rope of rice-straw and it is said that it separates a holy place from other unclean places and is considered a barrier against evil spirits. Shimenawa consists of a rice-straw rope and white paper cut in strips.

In this experience, you will make Shimenawa and you can bring it back to your country. The rice-straw, used for this experience is used to used at Izumo-Taisha shrine which is the biggest shrine in Japan.

You will be able to decorate your own Shimenawa and it will be your original one in the world. You can display it in your house or carry it with you to drive away the evilness.

After visiting Izumo-Taisha, please feel more Japanese Shintoism by making your own Shinemawa!

Option 1: Key ring

Option 2: Shimenawa decoration


Inclusions

  • Lesson fee

  • Shimenawa souvenir


Exclusions

  • English speaking guide


Know Before You Book

  • There will be no English speaking guide however there is an English instruction manual, and friendly staff will try to communicate