We touch the world of flavor in living in a rented house temple
This time did attend in first plan, "we touch the world of flavor in living in a rented house temple" on tour to be heated to be heated. Shop opens with bell telling middle of Ginza, 10:00 of WAKO. One of the origins of the name of living in a rented house temple is introduced as scholar, Kyuso Muro who were ex-customer named, and it is said that we quoted from one sentence "ikasasagiyusuihatokyokore" of the book of verse "Book of Odes" which is the oldest in China (pigeon which we do not like made with nest lives by borrowing nest of magpie).
About Tokyo living in a rented house temple
When products be sent to the Imperial Court sequentially in the living in a rented house temple founded in Kyoto in 1663 (Kanbun 3) as the capital moved to Tokyo, branch invites the 139th year to Ginza this year in 1880 (Meiji 13). We run incense, painting and calligraphic work article, sale of Japanese paper product (postcard, letter paper, envelope), living in a rented house temple art gallery. It is "incense" that adds pressure and sells above all in particular various products about flavor. We ran "apothecary" which handled medicine (Chinese medicine) and the raw materials at the time of founding. It was a chance to begin to make incense to smell various from raw materials of medicine. The secret perfuming method that has been conveyed between Prime Minister, Sanetomi Sanjo at the time only and noble in 1877 is granted and flavor of Heian having long history or more for 900 years protects and is informed.
We experience incense smelling
It is experience to light incense in incense lamp, and to hear flavor. We light incense using exclusive tool while having Doki of Tokyo living in a rented house temple tell procedure. At first, we bury small column-shaped charcoal which caused fire in container which ash enters. We suppress Haiyama lightly while turning incense lamp next to become conic in haio. We put tin foil to heap of ash and ride scented wood.
Flavor rises from scented wood warmed in charcoal and hears calmly. Room was wrapped in elegant flavor before long.
Experience of model push incense
Another experience is model push incense. Takahashi tells. We choose own favorite flavor among various fragrance in Tupper and mix while adding water to quantity of recipe in mortar. We sandwich large amount of materials between the vinyl and thin with stick.
We choose form to like with model same as cooking cake and are die cutting.
Incense which we pulled in star and heart, form of bear is like cookies. We have you take incense which you made home and seem to be usable if we dry for 1-2 days.
We spent an elegant time being wrapped in traditional flavor of Japan since we entered shop. Customer usually enjoyed by experience for making incense which was not done very much, too. After the Heian era, so elegant culture was in Japan. Thank you, Doki, Takahashi who were taken care of.
Information of shop
Tokyo living in a rented house temple Ginza Main Store
5-7-4, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
10 00~19 00 (weekdays, Saturday):
11 00~19 00 (Sundays and holidays):