Komaneko Guardian Cat Painting

Paint Your Own Guardian Cat Statue

Kotohira shrine is the only shrine in Japan with guardian cats (komaneko) rather than dogs. This is to show of appreciation for their work catching the mice that would have eaten the silkworms essential to the silk trade. In this activity you get to paint and take home your very own guardian cat.

DETAILS

SCHEDULE
(Some times may differ)
Cat statue painting can be booked all year round, please let us know your desired time when you book.

It takes about 60 minutes to paint a cat statue
ACCOMPANYING GUIDE
(INCLUDED OR NOT)
Not
MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE
2
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE
20
MEETING PLACE
Kotohira-jinja Shrine
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
English Speaking Staff are Not Available
MUST READ NOTES
Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advanced.
To make reservations you must send an email request.
Use the form located below to send a request for reservations.
PRICES
Large Cat Statue 3,500 yen
Small Cat Statue 2,800 yen

Request a reservation

This is a form to request a reservation for this activity and does NOT guarantee your reservation. You will be contacted and notified by staff about your request and be sent a confirmation email later on.

Request Form

Please fill out all required (*) fields.

*Name
(First, Last)
*Address in Japan
(hotel, hostel, etc.)

Phone number in Japan
*Email
*Name of activity

*If various courses are avilable, please enter what course you’d like below.

*Desired date
*Number of participants
Adults:  Children: 
Other notes or
questions to us

*You will send your request form in the next step,
after you have confirmed your information.