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Saiku dedication firewood Noh special viewing tour Date: November 4, 2023 13:00-19:00 + accommodation plan

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We will tour the places where the folklore of the Noh song ``Ema'' remains, with Japanese historian Hiroyuki Enomura. Includes an evening of terroir at Heian Tatemono and a special commentary by Yoshimasa Kanze of the Kanze school. This is truly a special tour that can only be experienced here at Sa...

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Five points of this tour

A Japanese historian explains the Saiku Museum of History

Walking tour with Japanese historians to visit ``votive tablets'' where folklore remains

Visiting Takejinja Shrine, which is connected to Noh

An evening of terroir to enjoy the gourmet cuisine of Ise and Meiwa

Meiwa Town's proud culinary expert, Nozomi Hasegawa, will be producing a gastronomy party themed around the Heian period, votive tablets, and Saiku.

Special Noh appreciation commentary by Yoshimasa Kanze of the Kanze School

We will explain in an easy-to-understand manner how to enjoy Noh and the story of the votive tablets.

walking course

13:00 - 13:15 Kintetsu Yamada Line Saiku Station north exit parking lot available (reservation required) Move to Saiku History Museum

13:15-14:45 Tour of the Saiku History Museum *Guided by Hiroyuki Enomura, the Japanese historian who is most knowledgeable about Saiku.

*Visit video exhibits, etc.

14:45-15:30 Depart on a walking tour of places related to Noh "ema"

Ancient Ise Road, 1/10 model, restored road, Heian no Mori, Enma River, Enma Hall

15:30-16:00 Visit to Take Shrine

16:00-17:30 An evening of the terroir of Ise and Meiwa at the restoration facility Heian no Mori Nishiwaki-dono

*Enjoy the delicious food of Ise and Meiwa and the special sake brewed at a local sake brewery.

17:00-17:30 Kanze School Noh commentary by Yoshimasa Kanze

*We will explain in an easy-to-understand manner how to enjoy votive tablets, Kyogen, etc., and the points to watch.

17:30 Move to opening

18:00 Start 19:00 End

●Participation fee: 30,000 yen per person

*Included: Guide fee, museum entrance fee, food and beverage experience fee, commentary fee, Noh viewing fee, event insurance fee

●What to bring: drinks, hats, masks, rain gear, etc.

It may be canceled when various warnings are issued.

Please check the Saiku Culture and Tourism Promotion Council Secretariat: 0596-67-6850 or the website to confirm whether the event will be held or not.


1) Please wear clothes and footwear that are easy to walk in.

2) If you have any food allergies, please contact us in advance.

Please note that the course and order may change on the day.

●Cancelled: Canceled due to stormy weather, will be held due to light rain

Please come with rain gear and cold protection.

●How to apply

Please call the secretariat at 0596-67-6850 and have your name (furigana), age, and phone number (for multiple people, for all) ready.


Please pay by cash or PayPay on site.

●Accommodation plan: November 4th tour + Noh performance + Saio Palace Accommodation plan: 100,000 yen per person.

November 4th Special Viewing Tour + Accommodation Plan Saio no Miya is available for 50,000 yen per person x 100,000 yen for two people per room.


Required time: 6 hours

Target age: 16 years or older

Supported languages: Japanese, English

Closing date: October 31, 2020 Minimum number of participants: 1 person

Minimum number of applicants: 1 person Maximum number of applicants:

Cancellation fee: 100% on the day, 80% if contacted 3 to 4 days in advance, 50% if contacted 4 days in advance.

Meeting place: Meet at the north exit of Saiku Station on the Kintetsu Yamada Line

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The entrance to Oise-san, Meiwa-cho. Meiwa Town is a town where the Miyako ``Saikyu'', where the princess of the imperial family, ``Saio'', who served Amaterasu Omikami at Ise Grand Shrine in place of the Emperor, once lived, remains as a historical site.

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