Mountain of Burning Letters, Kyoto Daimonji Okuribi Mountain Bonfire!

Mountain of Burning Letters,  Kyoto Daimonji Okuribi Mountain Bonfire!

      Overview   Mountain Bonfire, known as Gozan no Okuribi or Daimonji Okuribi in Japanese, is one of the major traditional seasonal events in Kyoto. Here, the giant bonfires, each with a distinct shape, are lit on mountains surrounding the city. This bonfire also signifies sending off spirits of deceased family members who came to visit during O-Bon.             Event Schedule   Every year on August 16 Time: from 8:00 P.M.             How to Enjoy   The bonfires…

Want to learn how to use sword? why not learning from last SAMURAI?

Want to learn how to use sword? why not learning from last SAMURAI?

    Overview Ninja was a covert agent during the Kamakura(1185-) era to Edo era ( – 1868). They used to work individually or under powerful feudal lords (daimyo, in Japanese) and committed some intelligence assessment, sabotage, infiltration tactics and assassination. They are widely known for their very unique technique, practice and equipment. In this Samurai academy, you can practice the real Samurai technique taught by the descendant of actual former Samurai family.         Information   【Name】Jidai Academy Dojo – The Musashi Ichizoku 【Address】Jidai Academy Dojo 3-5-6…