People' s voice to God "Kiriko experience"
Long long time age, a tsunami came to Minamisanriku, people who survived with no food to eat, they were despair, so they cut-off the paper, told God that they what something to eat, they need help. This is the origin of Kiriko.
After 3.11 disaster, Ms. Mayumi made kiriko with people in Minamisanriku, showed their spirits of never giving up and keeping protect their home.
Kiriko is not only a piece of paper, but carries people’s convictions.
Now, you could see many Kiriko Installation art on the street. It connects all people in this town.
Besides, Ms. Mayumi will tell you many interesting things about shrine, and Japanese religion. She will tell you what does the shrine mean, what’s in the shrine, and the magical story happened in 3.11 disaster.
If you want to know the real Japan, you must come and experience, try to make your “Kiriko”.Itinerary
"Kiriko experience " schedule is below:
1)Introduce the beginning of Kiriko and the story in Minamisanriku.
2)Start to make Kiriko.
3)Communication time with Ms. Mayumi.
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
Duration: 2 Hours
Kaminoyama Hachimangu Shrine, Kaminoyama-27-2 Shizugawa, Minamisanriku, Motoyoshi-gun, Miyagi 986-0700, Japan
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.