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Shitennoji Temple Online Tour

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Shitennoji Temple is Japan's oldest government Buddhist temple.

The temple has a long history.

It was rebuilt around 60 years ago, but the original temple was built in the 6th century.

It is one of the birthplaces of Buddhism in Japan.

The temple shows the unification between Shinto and Buddhism.

It also expresses how important and influential Buddhism was for the people of Japan.

Prince Shotoku built this temple. He played an important role to introduce Buddhism to Japan

Osaka Tour Guide - Atsuko T.
Atsuko T.
4.95 / 5
(41 reviews)

Timezone

Asia/Tokyo (UTC +9hs)

The West Gate and the Paradise Gate

・Walking through the gate and keep walking to the precinct of the temple, you can find the stunning Paradise Gate.

・Viewing those beautiful gates at a glance from the entrance.

・Showing the place to see the breathtaking beauty of sun set.

・Showing the history of Buddhism in Japan

The central precinct

・Viewing the beautiful halls, the five storey pagoda and the central gate laid out in a straight line from the south to the north.

・Showing the history of an ancient Osaka and the relationship with other countries.

・Showing the photos of Buddhist statues in the Halls.

Prince Shotoku’s Hall and other Halls

・Viewing the halls where statues of Prince Shotoku are situated.

・Showing halls with different architectures of which have their own roles in the temple.


The stone stage and the pond

・Viewing the picturesque scenery of the stage, the pond and the hall which is one of the oldest structures in the temple.

・Viewing tortoises in the pond.

The Japanese Garden

・Showing the garden which is based on the concept of the Garden of Paradise.

・Viewing seasonal plants, a beautiful pond and stones, historic halls, and a tea house.


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All included

Tour Important Information

・This is an Online Tour.

・I'll use Zoom meetings so please make sure to download the Zoom application in advance.

・You'll be able to watch my Online Tour on your personal computers and also smartphones.

・I'll send you the URL for the Online Tour to your email address after you book the tour.

・The meeting room will open to you five minutes before the start time.

・You may still join the tour even if the tour has already started.

・Depending on the internet connection on the day or at the place of the tour, there could possibly be some problems with the sound or video because this is a Live Tour. Please be understanding if it happens. I'll make up any lost time by extending the tour.

・In the case of bad weather, the tour may be changed to another day.

・For reasons of quality control, I will record the tour.

・Tours will begin from 10:00 AM and the last tour will start at 16:00 in order to finish around 18:00 Japanese time. The duration of the tour is 90 minutes. Please make sure you take into account the time difference between Japan and your country.

*Transportation and Lunch costs are not required for online tours.

Important message from the guide

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I am available for doing tours in Osaka, Nara, Kyoto and Kobe at least three days in a week.

I usually know my schedule a month in advance.

Please check my schedule before booking.

I can also do tours until 8 pm (finish time) in Osaka and Nara, 7 pm (finish time) in Kyoto and Kobe.

My transportation fees and lunch costs are not included in the tour price so I respectfully request you pay these costs in cash at the end of the tour.

I will tailor your tours according to your requirements.

Please feel free to contact me at anytime.

I look forward to meeting you and showing you the beauty of Japan.

Cancellation Policy

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Osaka Tour Reviews

Glad we went to Nara - It is beautiful

Thank you Atsuko for a lovely tour. It was raining but that didn't stop you for giving us a great time. We had a blast with the deer and remarkable sites that made it memorable for all of us. Like the Osaka tour, you had everything in place with the details. Thank you and for everyone who wants to go, tour with Atsuko. Big thanks, Atsuko!

James C.

Hello Mr. James, Thank you for your kind review and comment for me. Unfortunately, it rained on the day. We could find a beautiful cherry tree in the shrine. It was important to see it when it was hard to find other cherry trees. Thank you for joining my tour in Nara. Best regards, Atsuko

Osaka - A great place to visit

We wished the Cherry Blossom were blooming in full force but we had a great time with our Osaka visit. Atsuko was awesome and so caring for the 4 of us. She met us at the cruise port and was so detailed is our tour to ensure that we visited all the must see places. She planned the public transports with ready-to-go Suica cards for all of us. Osaka has a tremendous amount of history that she highlighted throughout the tour. Thank you Atsuko for your professionalism and care for us.

James C.

Hello Mr. James, Thank you for your kind review and comment for me. I really enjoyed the tour with all of you. Unfortunately, we couldn't see cherry flowers because it was cold this spring. Osaka has many attractive places. If you have any chance to visit Osaka again, please let me know. Thank you for joining my tour. Best regards, Atsuko

Informative tour

Atsuko was well prepared for the tour with detailed picture aids. She had a printed itinerary for each of the group. She introduced us to an authentic meal. She was quick to come up with alternatives when the trains had an accident. We highly recommend her.

Sandra N.

Hello Ms. Sandra, Thank you for your kind review and comment for me. I appreciate your thoughtful words. JR trains had many accidents on the day. Japan has a good reputation for punctuality. I think all of you must have been shocked about these happenings. We didn't visit all of the destinations. If you have any chance to visit Osaka again, I will show you other places. Thank you for joining my tour. Best regards, Atsuko

$10/ per person

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