Sake tasting tour in Fushimi Fushimi is well known for sake brewing. The area has premium spring water “Fushimizu” which has been flowing since ancient times. Sake brewed in this area using this mellow water is smooth and called “Onna zake” (female sake). Fushimi has many breweries and restaurants where you can enjoy the local sake. Would you like to walk around the 『Sake town Fushimi』after talking about and tasting “Japanese sake” at Eclat Japon? 【Itinerary】 Let’s enjoy tasting different labels of sake while eating side dishes at nostalgic Kyomachiya (traditional town house)♪ Let’s go to brewery tours in Fushimi ♪(visiting places will vary depending on the […]
Japanese Calligraphy experience What does the Kanji say? “Kokoro” It says mind or heart. “Yume” It says dream. Would you like to make excellent memories of your trip by calligraphy experience ? A calligrapher would tell you how to write Kanji gently and politely. You can experience Japanese calligraphy comfortably in a nostalgic house. 1.5 hours for 5,000yen(include tax) per person 4,500yen(include tax)2persons/or more Contact Us
Let’s make “Oinari-san” (fried bean curd sushi) near Fushimi Inari Shrine! The foxes at Fushimi Inari Shrine love fried bean curd! You sometimes see it offered to the fox mascots on the mountain there. Would you like to make some sushi wrapped with their favorite fried bean curd? It’s a fun cooking class taught by an instructor who loves cooking♪ You will also receive a pamphlet with cute illustrations. Let’s also make some udon with delicious soup. We will cook in a traditional style kitchen with a high ceiling, although we don’t use a firewood stove anymore. After cooking, we will enjoy the dishes upstairs. Let’s eat! […]
Experiencing Kimono Wearing Would you like to walk around Fushimi town in Kimono after dressing up at a Machiya (traditional town house)? This is a collaboration tour with the rental Kimono store “Uruwashiki”. You will experience Kimono dressing up and hair arrangement in a relaxing Tatami room. We will have some kimonos ready according to your preference and size, so you can choose your kimono and obi on that day. Dressing and hair arrangement in a private room♪ 【Pricing】 Female visiting kimono, starting from 7,000 yen(tax included) Male kimono, starting from 5,000 yen(tax included) Hair arrangement, starting from 3,000 yen(tax included) Why don’t you […]
Ancient pilgrimage route,”Kumano Kodo” The path of the pilgrims “Kumano” was used from the Heian period. Finding of paradise, peoples walked in the long route of Kumano Kodo to a sacred land. The “Sacred sites and pilgrimage routes in the Kii mountain range” is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. Only during this year, you can available a special calligraphy stamp with golden ink at Kumano shrine. It takes about two hours and a half from Kansai area or about 2 hours from Nagoya by train. Japan has an excellent public transportation system. You can travel easier than before, can’t you? As for your comfortable stay, we would recommend “Resort Kumano Club” You can enjoy a marvelous view of the mountains […]
We renovated the office of “Éclat Japon”. The Kyo-machiya, a traditional town house in Kyoto, was built about 70 years ago. First step, the tatami The Tatami craftsman, Japanese tatami mats are very heavy, so it was not easy to transport them! With his expert eye, the craftsman of “tatami” specifies that they are real tatami made from rare straw. Nowadays, many tatami mats are made from chemical fible. Second step, sliding doors. Once retyped, they have returned to their original white color! Third step, Shoji. They are sliding doors. “Shoji” craftsman has adjusted Japanese sliding doors with the help of adapted his tools. Last step, kitchen. This one is […]
Repair of Koto (traditional Japanese instrument) We repaired the koto. It had not been used for a long time. The koto craftsman replaced the old strings with new ones. The melodious sound of koto then resonated throughout the house. This instrument perfectly represents the unique and traditional technology of Japan.