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Learn all about Zen Buddhism in Sogen-ji Temple provided by Beauty of Japan

Learn all about Zen Buddhism in Sogen-ji Temple

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$100.52
(Price varies by group size)
Date
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Updated 08/28/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/28/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
You get to visit the only temple in Japan that hosts many foreigners as practicing monks. Being able to interact and do activities with them without any language-barrier will allow you to truly learn about the daily life of a Zen Buddhist practitioner. This walking tour experience is for those looking to deepen their understanding of the religion in a very unique way.
Important Information
Departure Point
Okayama, Japan
Duration
2h 40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Tour of the temple
  • English speaking monks
Exclusions
  • Children under 10 years old
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Beauty of Japan
Glenn B
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Appalling, they have never replied to emails and are avoiding the payment refund.
We cancelled the tour in advance and have NEVER been refunded the payment, my advice to anybody is to avoid at all
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Orobert357
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I had my doubts, but it turned out to be pretty cool.
All the write ups I had seen about this place and the website were a bit too vague for my liking, but as we were go
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jameskF1142ZG
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Cancelled
No reviews is not go have cancer. What can I tell you We cancelled cancelled cancelled Cancelled. Did not go to J
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Venugopal29
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borderless digital art
Extensive display of digital art. Fantastic concept. Please make sure that you book tickets in advance as this plac
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781shawnaw
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Otter encounter
Better living conditions for the animals. The small cages the otters and chinchillas were kept in are horrible.
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tamarah1075
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Interesting
Took a ferry ride out to Island was about 40 mins. Island was battered bit just recently by a typhoon and the jetty
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Linda B
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The electric power bike was fantastic. You can cover so much ground
We did this bike tour because it was in the area we were staying in which saved time. Kenta was agreat guide with m
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Tammy C
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Must-do
This was a huge highlight for me recently. Fascinating watching the sumo’s go through their routines. A must-do whe
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alisons803
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Great fun exploring the city
We had an exciting few hours with ‘Kenta’ exploring Tokyo and surrounds....... hustling down back streets, thru the
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TraceyA722
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Amazing
We spent around three hours there. We purchased tickets online beforehand. It wasn’t too busy, thankfully. Well wor
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TV4740
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Disneysea
Even tough this is titled Disney, there is not a lot of Disney featured. No characters walking around, and not a lo
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Hoosker D
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Real, raw and un-rehearsed
This tour is not for the casual observer. The stable is a bit of a haul from most hotels in Tokyo. Take the subwa
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Axlilou
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Fun and good
Crazy and happy restaurant, staff are very nice and friendly, food is nice to , but made with all sorts of colour;
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jasonranonuri84
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Cicerone Par Excellence
We had an amazing day with Yoshiko in Naoshima. From the very beginning, she was extremely helpful and thoughtful,
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Roger F
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Learn while you drink
Our teacher Yu explained the history and process of making sake while we were tasting. Excellent experience. (I can
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Key Details
  • Sogen-ji Temple
  • Duration: 2h 40m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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