Let’s visit the popular power spot for Women, God of “beauty”
A wish that every woman makes, “I want to be beautiful!”
Enjoy sightseeing around Kyoto, while enjoying the concept of this tour. There are countless temples in Kyoto, all possessing “beauty” within. Temples with beauty water and make-up with ema said to give beautiful skin. Visit the spot attracted by women.
Of course beauty does not come from just wishing. Take the first step to beauty by taking a foot bath, whilst making your own soap!
Your otomo guide will take you on the required bus transportation.
Make sure to surprise your friends by telling them, “I’m going to ask to become beautiful!” in Japan.
・A temple where women visit to seek beauty. There is make-up with ema, only possible to be found here! Find “omikuji” in water at a nearby large temple.
・Next is a temple with rabbits. No, not real rabbits, rabbit souvenirs, omikuji and ema. Popular as a photogenic spot for women!
・The basis of beauty: soap. Make your own soap, whilst enjoying a foot bath and some tea. Your girly-pamper day is complete!
・Yasaka Jinjya: The sparkling temple that many tourists visit in Gion. Did you know there is “beauty” water inside? Try some “beauty” water while wishing to become beautiful!
・Okazaki Jinjya: Rabbits, rabbits, rabbits. Omikuji and ema with rabbits. A popular spot for women, you can also pray for the birth of a healthy child.
・Kawai Jinjya: It is where you can pray for beauty! A unique process, use your own make-up tools to put make-up on the female face drawn on the ema. As many women wish, ask God to become beautiful!
・Shimagamo Jinjya: Registered as a world heritage, this shrine has the oldest history in Kyoto. By placing your omikuji in Ogawa River, it will float up again. Let’s try this omikuji in the river.
・Kamo Mitarashi Chaya: Let’s take a break at a well-known, historical teahouse, Shimagamo Jinjya. This is the birthplace of Mitarashi dango.
・Kyoto Shabonya: Make your own cute soap! You can even enjoy a foot bath at the same place.
・Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be walking a lot.
・Tour finishing spot is different to starting spot. Please consult your tour guide if you would like to change the finishing spot.
・Lunch (dinner) spot is not included. Meals are available at rest spots.
・”Kamo Mitarashi Chaya” is closed on Wednesdays. Please note other locations maybe changed when temporarily closed.
The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 3000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
Central Gate, JR Kyoto Station (Karasuma exit) In front of the bus center