Experience local Japan!

A guide to Shinto  -Learn about Japanese spirit in a shrine-

     Price (per person)

  ☆ for 1 person  4000 JPY


  Tour duration 

  ☆ 2 hour (approx.) 

A red Torii or a small roadside shrine, in anarrow alley between buildings.The spirit of Shinto is innately rooted In Japanese life.

Many of their distinctive manners of behaviors, which remind thepeople in the world of Japan, come from the influence of the Shinto.

If you want to understand Japan and Japanese, one of the best ways is to start with “Shinto”.

Let’s learn about the relationship between Japanese and Shinto, from the priest of a local shrine in Akashi, called “Akashi Iwaya shrine”, which has an honorable 1870-year long history!


Akashi Iwaya shrine HP → http://iwayajinjya.com/

Meeting place”:  Akashi station (JR/Sanyo train)  You will find our staffs with flags in their hands.

“Place of workshop”:   Ten-minute walk away from the JR Akashi station  

 “Break up”:   Akashi station (JR/Sanyo train) 

If you wish, we can also guide you to local restaurants to enjoy the delicious Akashi meals.

How to apply!

Reservation (Reservation must be made no later than 1 week before the tour)

①  Fill the form below with the must items and preferred date, and submit it.  

  ※ The tours start at 10:00am or 2:00pm.

②   We will send you confirmation email within 48 hours.  

  ※ There may be some dates that we cannot accept reservations for.


On appointed day

①   Come directly to the meeting place on your applied date. Our guides are waiting for you.

② Pay the program fee to the guide on the spot.

③ Have a great day in Akashi!

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※Please resend your inquiry form if you don’t get any reply within 3days.

※ Up to 6 participants can experience. Needs at least 1 participants. 

  If you are a group of more than 6 menmbers,write the total number in the Message box.


General notes related to the tours

・During the tour, follow the instructions of the guides or staffs. You are fully responsible for any accidence or mishap that arises due to not following the instructions.

・The tour hour might be extended if necessary.

・Tour may be canceled due to a bad weather or a disaster. In case of cancellation, we will contact you 2 hours before the meeting time.

・As the shrine is a sacred place, please keep quiet and don’t touch the fittings inside without permission.

・Please contact us through the following form if you have any question or request.


Cancellation policy

・No charge if the cancellation is made 8 days before the tour.

・Charge 50% of the price if the cancellation is made between 8 days and 2 days before the tour.

・Charge 100% of the price if the cancellation is made after 2 days before the tour.