Private Ohara Temple and Garden Sightseeing Tour from Kyoto
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A moss covered Jizo statue in the Sanzenin garden.

Stroll the peaceful gardens of Sanzenin Temple.

Set out, just your group and guide, and visit Sanzenin, Jikkoin, and Shorinin Temples. Each is famous for serene gardens made more than 1,000 years ago.

  • A moss covered Jizo statue in the Sanzenin garden.
  • Main gate of Sanzenin Temple
  • One of the mossy gardens of Jikkoin Temple.
  • Shorinin Temple main hall

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Head off the beaten track and discover three temples dedicated to music and traditional Buddhist chanting. Located near Kyoto, but far enough from the center of the city to allow nature to showcase its beauty are the temples of Sanzenin, Jikkoin, and Shorinin. Each also boast varied gardens that capture the feelings of the seasons and soothing atmospheres. Calm your mind as you walk through the gardens, and maybe even have the chance to hear the monks chanting. With a private guide, there is no need to worry about rushing, so you can enjoy the tour at your own pace.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 121.36
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 46.60
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 121.36
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*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 165.05
USD 165.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 46.60
USD 46.60

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Adult (Age 12 & over) (3 persons)
USD 106.80
USD 106.80
USD 121.36 12%off
USD 121.36 12%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (4 persons)
USD 99.52
USD 99.52
USD 121.36 18%off
USD 121.36 18%off
Adult (Age 12 & over) (5 persons)
USD 95.15
USD 95.15
USD 121.36 22%off
USD 121.36 22%off
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide / Guidance in the language of your choice
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  • 08:30 Meet-up with guide at your hotel lobby
  • Sanzenin Temple
    Main gate of Sanzenin Temple Tour this 8th century temple where monks train in Shomyo chanting. The fabulous garden is known as a Buddhist Heaven, and is a true must-see.
  • Ohara Imperial Mausoleum
    Visit the resting place of two emperors who rose up against the shogunate government. Though no one is allowed to enter, the grounds of this area are known for their garden-like beauty.
  • Jikkoin Temple
    One of the mossy gardens of Jikkoin Temple. Walk through the temple where music reigns. You may even be able to play some traditional Japanese instruments yourself as you tour the temple and garden. Stop for some tea and a Japanese snack as well.
  • Shorinin Temple
    Shorinin Temple main hall Having recently celebrated its 1,000th year anniversary, this temple stands proudly near two rivers. Monks who stumbled over their chants were said to be speaking like the sounds of the rivers.
  • 13:30 Check-out at Shorinin Temple
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    • Our services are mainly offered in English, but Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Korean and Portuguese are also available.
    • Fees for buses are included. However, for the use of taxis or hired cars there will be additional charges.
    • Meals are not included on this tour.
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  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 15 business days to 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 3 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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