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Maki Shinto Ritual Articles Store

[018-01]Atelier visit & plane shaving experience

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Don't miss a rare chance to enter the hidden world of Shinto ritual articles maker which supplies the shrines and festivals not only in Kyoto, but also all over the country.

The workshop is specializing in Shinto related woodworking products with a number of elaborate details and rules to follow. For example, a small household Shinto shrine has a determined number of pillars, and the shape of the roof or the number of decorative items on it must be exactly the same as those of the real Shinto shrine. You may be able to feel the sacredness in atmosphere of the workshop by observing the delicacy of artisan’s handwork and the variety of woodwork planes he uses.Try your hand at plane shaving under the guidance of a professional.

Location: Inside of the atelier・Indoors
Reservation deadline: 2days before
Facility conditions: Standing
Number of participants: 2~15 people
Time Required:
about 1 hour


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