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Upopoy admission and guided tour

  • Upopoy admission and guided tour

    Photo provided: The Foundation for Ainu Culture

  • Upopoy admission and guided tour

    Photo provided: The Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs

Highlight

Upopoy is a new destination opening on April 24, 2020 on the banks of Lake Poroto in Shiraoi-cho. This product grants you admission tickets and an exclusive guided tour with an interpreter and guide licensed by the local Shiraoi Ainu Association. The first, northernmost national museum for the culture and history of the aboriginal Ainu peoples. The National Ainu Park offers hands-on programming that lets you experience Ainu culture up close, and try your hand at the traditional “mukkuri” mouth harp.

Course schedule

1Meeting place
2View the National Ainu Museum and National Ainu Park
3Disband

Basic information

itinerary
April 25th,2020 to November 30st,2021 
Time required
1 Hour
Implementation time
12:00
multilingual
Interpretation (English)
Precautions
Guide and English interpreting provided
Includes a simple experience playing the mukkuri instrument to feel closer to the Ainu culture

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