Overnight Stay at Ninnaji Temple and Morning Prayer Service in Kyoto

Praying with the monks at Ninnaji Temple

Join morning prayers at Ninnaji Temple

Spend a night in the tranquil beauty of Kyoto's Ninnaji Temple, a World Heritage Site. In the morning join a reflective prayer led by temple monks, an enlightening way to start your day.

  • Praying with the monks at Ninnaji Temple
  • Golden Buddha statues in the prayer hall.
  • The grounds of Ninnaji Temple in Kyoto
  • Traditional monk's breakfast at Ninnaji Temple
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With a five-story pagoda and an orchard of cherry trees that explode with pink blossoms in spring, Ninnaji Temple has been listed as a World Heritage Site since 1994. The tatami sleeping areas include freshly laid out futons and you will be able to bathe in traditional baths, perfect for relaxing. In the morning enjoy a healthy and hearty breakfast before attending morning prayers, open only to overnight guests and temple monks. You can also tour the grounds before the gates open to the public. After the morning service and breakfast, check-out before 9:00am to enjoy the temple gardens before setting off into Kyoto.
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Price
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 56.05
USD 56.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 50.62
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Child (Age 6-11)
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Rest in a Japanese style room, around 8 square meters.
  • Duration: 17 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Overnight lodging / Asa-no-otsutome (Morning service)
Add-ons:
Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 9.04
Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 9.04
Kyoto style dinner with Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 43.39
Kyoto style dinner with Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 43.39
Bedding for infants (0-5 years of age) (after 9/1) + USD 26.21
Bedding for infants (0-5 years of age) (after 9/1) + USD 26.21
Dinner for infants (after 9/1) + USD 20.79
Dinner for infants (after 9/1) + USD 20.79
Package detail / Schedule
2~3 Person Room
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2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 3.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 56.05
USD 56.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 50.62
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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USD 56.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 50.62
USD 50.62
Enjoy a Japanese style room, around 14 square meters.
  • Duration: 17 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Overnight lodging / Asa-no-otsutome (Morning service)
Add-ons:
Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 9.04
Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 9.04
Kyoto style dinner with Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 43.39
Kyoto style dinner with Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 43.39
Bedding for infants (0-5 years of age) (after 9/1) + USD 26.21
Bedding for infants (0-5 years of age) (after 9/1) + USD 26.21
Dinner for infants (after 9/1) + USD 20.79
Dinner for infants (after 9/1) + USD 20.79
Package detail / Schedule
4~7 Person Room
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a minimum of 4 and maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 56.05
USD 56.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 50.62
USD 50.62
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USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 56.05
USD 56.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 50.62
USD 50.62
This large Japanese style room is about 25 square meters.
  • Duration: 17 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Overnight lodging / Asa-no-otsutome (Morning service)
Add-ons:
Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 9.04
Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 9.04
Kyoto style dinner with Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 43.39
Kyoto style dinner with Japanese style breakfast (after 9/1) + USD 43.39
Bedding for infants (0-5 years of age) (after 9/1) + USD 26.21
Bedding for infants (0-5 years of age) (after 9/1) + USD 26.21
Dinner for infants (after 9/1) + USD 20.79
Dinner for infants (after 9/1) + USD 20.79
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • DAY1  
  • 16:00 Check-in opens at Ninnaji Temple
  • Free Time
    The grounds of Ninnaji Temple in Kyoto Enjoy exploring the temple grounds or surrounding areas, soak in the Japanese bathing area, relax in your room, etc.
  • 18:30 Dinner (Optional)
    For those that reserved, dinner will be a traditional Kyoto style meal with tofu skin and tempura using seasonal ingredients.
  • 23:00 Guests must be back in the Temple Lodgings
  • DAY2  
  • 06:00 Morning Prayer (April 1 ~ September 30) (1 hour)
    Praying with the monks at Ninnaji Temple Join the monks of Ninnaji Temple as they perform their morning prayers. This rare chance to sit in on a temple ceremony is not to be missed.

    Prayers begin at 06:00 April through September, and at 06:30 October to March.
  • 07:30 Breakfast (1 hour)
    Traditional monk's breakfast at Ninnaji Temple An authentic breakfast will be served. Taste the flavors of warm Kyoto style tofu and grilled fish.
  • 09:00 Check-out from Ninnaji Temple
Notes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Guests must return to the temple lodgings by 23:00.
    • Bathroom and bathing facilities are communal. Bathing facilities are not open during the morning hours and must be completed by 23:30.
    • A dining facility is located on the premises. Please consult the front desk for information about dining options located nearby the temple.
    • Morning service starts at 06:00 during Apr 1 - Sep 30 and from 06:30 during Oct 1 - Mar 31. Please arrive at the Kondo 5~10 minutes before the service begins.
    • Free parking is available.
    • Check-out time is 09:00.
    • Except in April and November, on Mondays the lodgings are closed.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 12:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 56.05
USD 56.05

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(6 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 17 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Festival of japan
i booked this for three of my ladies. As a tour guide I am always worried about experiences out of my control. I need not have worried the reviews I received were excellent. Good food, excellent accom...more
We expected to be sharing pretty basic facilities here. Boy were we wrong! The two of us had a huge room big enough for at least six people to sleep in. There are very nice Japanese bathing faciliti...more
Excellent place to stay for a night, big tatami room and a very nice bath in the basement. Early morning prayer ceremoni felt very authentic, especially considering the surroundings. Definately worth ...more
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