【Asakusa Info.】 Japanese Culture "RAKUGO" and "SENTO" ; Backpackers & Hostel for Tokyo Travel
This is Yuki, This is Yuki, From Sakura Hostel Asakusa, "ROJER". :P
How are you today?!
Today I want to introduce you Japanese culture and Asakusa Information :')
Yesterday I went to watch RAKUGO at the Asakusa Engei Hall.
It was my first time to see RAKUGO LIVE!
RAKUGO is Japanese verbal entertainment by storyteller.
RAKUGO is handed down since EDO period which is over 200 years in Japan.
(Entrance of Asakusa Engei Hall; Engei = Entertainment)
Asakusa Engei Hall is located on central of major street in Asakusa, moreover only 3 minutes from Sakura Hostel Asakusa on foot. Very Close!
And one day ticket is 2500 yen for adult, 2,000 yen for student and 1,100 yen for kids.
We can stay and watch RAKUGO whole day 11:40 AM - 9:00 PM.
Simpuly put, RAKUGO is funny story.
It means that whole day with VERY FUNNY entertainment. AHAHAHAH :D
Every day they are about 40 programs (stories) in a day.
(Today's Performer; Performer = RAKUGO-Ka)
RAKUGO LIVE was my first time. I just used to listen RAKUGO CD sometimes.
LIVE is LIVE! It was so exciting for me to feel perfomer's passion!!!!!
(Souvenir Shop and Ticket Counter)
I was so HAPPY to feel Japanese traditional culture and I laughed hard with their funny stories. LFAO!!!!
Even though you cannot understand Japanese, I think you will enjoy RAKUGO LIVE.
One of reason, the performer's gestures are like a craftsmanship! So FUNNY!!!!!
(Like a Music Live House's Flyer :'D)
I'm sure that I will go again sometimes on my day-off. Eheheh :P
(Entrance of SENTO which We recommend Our Guest)
After that, I went to SENTO in Asakusa.
SENTO is Japanese communal bath house.
One of my refresh way is going to SENTO.
Even though I prefer to take a bath looooooooooooooong time in my home. About 30-40 minutes every day :')
I LOVE BATH.
(Resting Place inside of the SENTO)
This SENTO has a sauna, inside-bath and open-air-bath :'D I like OPEN-AIR!!!!!
When you visit to Japan one day, let's try to go SENTO.
Alright, I will give you some informations and rules in SENTO.
(Many Language's Ticket Machine)
1, NAKED! ?2, WASH ALL BEFORE ENTER THE BATH! ?3, DON'T WASH YOUR CLOTHES!
4, DON'T GO INSIDE CLOTHING ROOM! WIPE OUT YOUR BODY!
(They Sell Towel, Body Soap, Shampoo and So On. Soap is 20 yen. Reasonable!)
If you find NICE SENTO in Japan, please let me know. Share me please :')
Alright, thank you very much to the end.
I hope to see you tomorrow again :D
Have a wonderful rest of your day and take care!
And today 8th of March 2014 is International Women's Day.
All the ladies, thank you so much for all you do it for us.
ARIGATO! ありがとう！ by Yuki (trainee)