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Zen Meditation at National Treasure Temple in Kyoto - with unbiased reviews

Zen Meditation at National Treasure Temple in Kyoto

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US$ 93.00
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2 adults
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Daisenin Temple
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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 end at
Daisenin Temple
54-1 Murasakino Daitokujichō, Kita-ku, Kyoto, 603-8231, JapanJapanese: 京都市北区紫野大徳寺町54-1
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Departure Point
Daisenin Temple, 54-1 Murasakino Daitokujichō, Kita-ku, Kyoto, 603-8231, Japan
90–150 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Japanese green tea and sweet for tea ceremony
  • English interpreter
  • Entry/Admission - Daisen-in Temple
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off if option not selected
  • Lunch is not included if option not selected
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  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Key Details
  • Duration: 90–150 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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