Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Daitokuji Koutouin

Daitokuji is the famous temple complex.

Koutouin is famous place for the autumnal leaf coloration.
It is famous in Japan by train company ads that features Kyoto.

Right now is the very good time to visit here, why don't you come to Kyoto?

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Saturday, November 6, 2010

New Years Events and after

We now have schedule for our New Year event!

"New Year Calligraphy"
2010 January 2nd
Demonstration: 19:00~

Calligraphy Lesson: 19:15~

Also called KAKIZOME in Japanese.

Firstly performance by professional Caligrapher, and then you will
experience how to write Japanese Caligraphy.
This is whats it looks like last year.

"New Year Tea ceremony (Hatsugama) and regular Tea ceremony"

Hatsugama means the first Tea Ceremony of the year.
The Tea Ceremony held in very first time of the New Year is very important.
It started as the gathering of the whole Tea School.
To start the new year, everyone dress up gorgeously to do the ceremony.

In NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, you do not need to dress up, we just hold the Tea Ceremony as the start of New Year.

*Charge: Free charge
NOVEMBER 6th, 13th, 19th, 27th
DECEMBER 3th, 28th
JANUARY 8th(Hatsugama), 22nd
FEBURUARY 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
MARCH 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

*Time:   19:00~20:00
☆NISHIYAMA RYOKAN☆ (Address) Kyoto Nakagyou-ku Gokoumachi Nijosagaru yamamoto-cho 京都市中京区御幸町二条下ル山本町 (Tel) 075-222-1166