No tour for tomorrow (September 17th, 2013)

Due to typhoon,  the tour will be cancelled tomorrow, September 17th.



gliko 50%2013年3月4日、晴天の中「心斎橋・道頓堀ウォーク」研修を行いました。

Kyoto Sagano Walk held a seminar/workshop for tour guides in Osaka.
Walking around the Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori areas,
we learned a lot and had a great time!

2012.10/15  トレーニング研修<大坂城>



Memorial Service for Yugiri Tayu at Seiryoji Temple (Nov.13, 2011)

A memorial service for Yugiri Tayu is held every November at Seiryoji Temple.

Tayu is a courtesan of the highest rank in Shimabara district in Kyoto.

Yugiri was a renowned Tayu in the 17th century for her beauty and artistic skill who died at the age of 22.

A dance is dedicated by the current Tayu for her grave in this temple.

Procession of Imperial Princess at Nonomiya Shrine (Oct.16, 2011)


This is a procession of Imperial princess reproduced every October.

In ancient times, an unmarried princess was sent by each emperor to serve at Ise Shrine.

Princess spend a year of purification at Nonomiya before leaving for Ise.

It took about 6 days to get to Ise from Kyoto.