Feeling Zen world in temples of kyoto

Masanobu T.

4.50(2) reviews
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

One day Visit for Zen temples in Kyoto. Walk inside Zen temples, see traditional Japanese house architecture and rock gardens.

It is best chance for you to begin understandig Zen ideas.


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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoyo

Tofukiji Temple : Walk through a Zen temple and see typical layout of buildimgs.

Nanzenj Temple : Walk through "Sanmon" gate and get into the abbots hall and see typical Japanense house and rock gardens.

Ryoanji Temple : Sit down in front of the famous Rock Garden.

Daitokuji Daisen In : Get into the abbot's hall and see famous tea room and rock gardens.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Kyoyo

What to Expect

You can see typical Japanese Zen temples. In Zen temple there is a big gate called "Sanmon". And in "Hojo" or chief abbot's living quarter you can see typical traditional Japanese house and rock gardens called "Kare Sansui".

Through experience of visiting Zen temples, you can feel and understand what Zen is.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

What‘s not included

Transportation fee, entrance fee,lunch

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time


carrie C.

Nov 4, 2019

One day tour to uji and nara

We had a very nice tour with masa. He explained the history of the areas and was accommodating to our needs

Masanobu T.

Hi! Carrie san and Julie san. thank you very much for writing reviews. I was encouraged with your toughness. I am looking forward to seeing you again!


Peter M.

Apr 27, 2018

Spring afternoon in Nara

Masanobu guided our family to the most important places of interest in Nara. He gave us interesting information in good English. We had a wonderful time together.

Masanobu T.

Hi Peter san. Thank you very much for your rewiew. I realy enjoyed very much with you. I am looking forward to seeing you again.

$179/ per group