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ウォーキングツアーで学校の周りをじっくり堪能その①/Deep Cultural Walking Tour Around the School Vol.1


We enjoyed the first walking tour in 2020 with Japanese learners.


They all were very eager to learn Japanese, so the tour was mixed with easy JA and EN. We also learned how streets in Kyoto named, and the special dialect in Kyoto.

通訳案内士Yuri/ English tour guide


First, we visited Rokkakudo Temple.

通訳案内士Yuri/ English tour guide



Here was a quiz that I (the guide) asked; why we named this temple "Rokkakudo?"

Was a difficult question...

What do you say four cornered shape? "shikaku (square, literally means four cornered in Japanese)!" How about three? "sankaku (triangle, same as above, three cornered)!"


Then now I asked what if it had five? "gokaku (five cornered)?"