A “hinamatsuri” (doll festival) event is being held at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo

27.January.2018 | SPOT

Hotel Gajoen Tokyo is holding “Hyakudan Hinamatsuri (traditional doll festival) Omi/Mino/Hida Hina Kiko” at “Hyakudan Kaidan” which is Tokyo’s designated cultural property, until the 11th of March (Sun.).

 

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“Hinamatsuri” is an occasion to pray for young girls’s growth and happiness. Hinaningyo are dolls which are put on display before and on the 3rd of March, the day the Hinamatsuiri festival is held.

 

 

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An ohinasama (traditional doll) of Kachoan, Honjin Hiranoya, Hidatakayama and an ohinasama of Dono Family (Gyosho no Ma)

 

This exhibition where hinaningyos from all over Japan are gathered is the largest exhibition in Tokyo. It has been held 8 times and more than 470 thousand people in total have visited. The exhibition counts it’s 9th time this year and about 500 dolls from Gifu Prefecture and Shiga Prefecture (from 9 areas in total) will be gathered.

Gorgeous dolls from Shiga and Gifu Prefectures including wedding goods of Daimyo Clans, expensive goods of Omi’s old wealthy merchants, Goden Kazari’s (a culture which was created in the Western-side of Japan) goods and tiny traditional toys will be gathered at the venue.

You can enjoy the gorgeous collaboration of the cultural property and hina ningyos.

 

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You can take photos at this exhibition! Local doll collections which were enrolled in Guinness.

Nihon Doreikan located in Shiratoricho, Gujoshi, Gifu Prefecture is a museum that gathers local toys from all over the world as well as dorei (bells made of soil) and local hina ningyos.

The number of the works exhibited which are enrolled in Guinness exceeds 100 thousand.

 

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Let’s play with the local toys! The local toys-exhibiting room of Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten is available

The holder opened the 8th room of Hyakudan Kaidan and created a collaboration room with a popular sundry store Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten called “Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten no Kyodo Gangu no Hinadan.” The precise works have been gathering popularity and the exhibition was held 7 times.

This time, they are exhibiting local toys like kokeshi and daruma in addition to “Nihon Zenkoku Mame Kyodo Gangu Shushu” exhibited on the lacquer hinadan (stairway to exhibit hina ningyos).

 

 

The hotel is filled with excitement! A plan where you can enjoy eating and lodging is available

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“Ohinasama Room” is recommended for those of who want to stay at a comfortable room.

Each room has its own decorations including hina ningyos produced by Asakusa’s established brand “Harakoshu” and cute hanging decorations. A part of the room uses Ryukyu tatami flooring. Up to four persons can enjoy this room.

 

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The restaurants are offering limited menus. A Japanese cuisine restaurants which offers beautiful dishes are offering hina matsuri-limited tea ceremony dishes. The content of the plan is suitable to enjoy hinamatsuri where you can enjoy soup that looks like hishi mochi (Japanese traditional mochi), yurine (lily bulbs) that looks like a flower petal and sashimi dish that looks like a snow cave.

 

The room also has some decorations such as hina nigyos produced by Harakoshu and uchikakes (a kind of kimono worn by women). The fairly cheap plan that comes with a lunch menu of each restaurant inside the hotel and an entrance ticket of the hinamaturi exhibition, is highly recommended.

 

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Why not enjoy these gorgeous hina ningyos which you cannot normally be seen at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo.

 

 

 

■Information

Hyakudan Hinamatsuri / Omi, Mino, Hida Hina Kiko

Address: 8-1, 1st Street, Shimomeguro, Meguroku, Tokyo

Hotel Gajoen Tokyo, “Hyakudan Kaidan,” the designated cultural property of Tokyo

Period: 2018,01,19 (Fri.) to 2018,03,11 (Sun.)

Time: 10:00 to 17:00 (last entrance 16:30)

Entrance fee: 1,500 yen (students – 800 yen ※student card is needed) ※ students of elementary school and small children – free

TEL:03-5434-3140

Access: 3 minutes on foot from Meguro Station (JR Yamanote Line, Tokyu Meguro Line, Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line, Toei Mita Line)

 

Ohinasa Room

Available date: 2018,01,19 (Fri.) to 03,10 (Sat.)

Price: up to 4 persons per room – 18,528 yen ~ (per person)

※the price differs depending on the day

Reservation/contact: 03-5434-3837

 

Hina Menu

Date: 2018,01,19 (Fri.) to 2018,03,11 (Sun.)

Venue: Japanese cuisine “Hafutei” Hinamatsuri Kaiseki Zen

Price: one person – 3,600 yen (tax and service fee are not included)

※please note that you must share a table with other people

※Hinamatsuri Tokubetsu Zen (an upgraded version – 5,600 yen) is also available

 

RISTORANTE“CANOVIANO”:¥4,900

New American Grill“KANADE TERRACE”:大人/¥4,900、シニア¥4,600

Cafe&Bar結庵:¥3,800

Lunch plans that comes with an entrance ticket

Japanese cuisine “Hafutei”: 4,900 yen

Chinese cuisine “Shunyuki”: weekdays – 3,900 yen / Saturday, Sunday and holidays – 5,700 yen

RISTORANTE“CANOVIANO”: 4,900 yen

New American Grill“KANADE TERRACE”: adult/4,900 yen, senior/4,600 yen

Café & Bar Yuian: 3,800 yen

※All prices noted above include tax and service fee

※Please take a look at the homepage regarding business hours.

 

URL:http://www.hotelgajoen-tokyo.com/

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