Chiba Hochoshiki Heian Era Knife Ceremony in Minamiboso near Tokyo
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31,500 JPY

  • Visit a shrine dedicated to an ancient Shinto deity of cookery and kitchen knives
  • Learn about this fascinating slice of Japanese history from a professional guide
  • Participate in an ancient ritual dating back to the Heian Imperial Court
  • Try on and take photos wearing traditional clothing of the ritual
  • Eat traditional Japanese cuisine of the kind prepared with the Hochoshiki ceremony
What to expect

• Children aged 0–5 are free of charge. • Guidance will be provided in Japanese, with the use of ‘Pokétalk’ translation device for speakers of other languages. • Please bring cash to pay for bus or taxi transfers. Bus transfers will be approximately 590 yen per person, or if you prefer taxi, expect to pay around 3,300 yen in total.


135 Chikurachō Makida, Minamiboso, Chiba 295-0005, Japan

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