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Zen Meditation at National Treasure Temple in Kyoto provided by Beauty of Japan

Zen Meditation at National Treasure Temple in Kyoto

Zen Meditation at National Treasure Temple in Kyoto
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$66.88
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About
You can enjoy the Zen rock garden and have traditional Japanese green tea with a special sweet. This temple also has a Shoin (a study/drawing room) which was used as a a tea room where Sen-no-Rikyu and Hideyoshi Toyotomi (1537-1598), one of the most famous historical figures in the history of Japan, had tea together whilst enjoying the view of the rock garden. This encounter itself gives a tremendous value to this chamber, along with its architectural value. Also you will be able to experience an authentic Zen meditation in this majestic atmosphere. Those exclusive atmosphere and experience will be the best memories for you in Japan.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 90-100 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
Japanese, English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 90-100 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Japanese, English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 13441P318
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • English interpreter
  • Japanese green tea and sweet for tea ceremony
  • Entry/Admission - Daisen-in Temple
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off if option not selected
  • Lunch is not included if option not selected
Duration
90–100 minutes
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Our English speaking assistant will meet you at your hotel lobby and advise how to get to the temple. You can take either public transportation or taxi but it's on your charge. This pickup option only covers assistant fee. (Please choose optional hotel pickup from 1,500 yen)
  • Daisenin Temple, 54-1 Murasakino Daitokujichō, Kita Ward, Kyoto, 603-8231, Japan Japanese: 京都市北区紫野大徳寺町54-1
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • English interpreter
  • Japanese green tea and sweet for tea ceremony
  • Entry/Admission - Daisen-in Temple
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off if option not selected
  • Lunch is not included if option not selected
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Our English speaking assistant will meet you at your hotel lobby and advise how to get to the temple. You can take either public transportation or taxi but it's on your charge. This pickup option only covers assistant fee. (Please choose optional hotel pickup from 1,500 yen)
  • Daisenin Temple, 54-1 Murasakino Daitokujichō, Kita Ward, Kyoto, 603-8231, Japan Japanese: 京都市北区紫野大徳寺町54-1
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
90–100 minutes
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Daisenin Temple
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Daisen-in Temple
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    You will be visiting a temple that was built in 1509 by the first chief priest Kogaku Soko Zenji, the Zen master. Since its establishment, famous priests have inherited it for generations. The main building was left as it was originally built and it remains as a National Treasure. At this temple it has a beautiful Kare-sansui Garden (dry landscape garden). The tour starts with the guided tour of the garden, then move to Zen meditation experience. After refreshing your body and soul, you will relax with the tea ceremony at the temple. If you wish to stay longer and have lunch, you can try Shojin cuisine lunch. Option A Guided tour of the rock garden → Zazen experience → Tea ceremony Option B Guided tour of the rock garden → Zazen experience → Tea ceremony → Shojin Cuisine Lunch Shojin Cuisine is the Japanese sophisticated Buddhist cuisine. As the cuisine is made without meat, fish or other animal products, it can be enjoyed by vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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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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