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Rare Hasedera Temple Kannon Statue Viewing and Temple Tour in Sakurai City


The gilded statue of the 11 faced Kannon

Walk with a monk and enter halls normally closed to the public. You will even able to offer a prayer to the golden statue of the 11 faced goddess of Mercy Kannon during this special tour.

  • 十一面観世音菩薩立像
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Winter in Nara is a magical time as National Treasures are displayed and sealed shrines are opened to visit. Enjoy a special limited time tour led by a priest or monk of the temple or shrine, and discover the secret side of Japan.

This special tour is available only weekends from January 21 to February 5 and February 25 to March 12.
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Schedule & Location
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  • Check-in
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  • Check-out
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Starting time: 10:00 14:00
Starting time: 10:00 14:00
  • 09:50 Check-in at Hasedera Temple Mountain Entrance
  • Please check in between 09:50 ~ 10:00
  • 10:00 Temple Visit (~60 minutes)
    20150910070220_972582338_11671_9 Hasedera Temple is known for the long covered stairway lined by blooming flowers in spring and colorful foliage in autumn. There are 399 steps to the main worship hall.
  • 11 Faced Kannon Statue
    十一面観世音菩薩立像 Only on this tour can you reach out and touch the foot of Japan's largest wooden Kannon statue.
  • 11:00 Tour ends at Hasedera Temple
    • If less than 5 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Additional Note(s)
    • Guests are asked to refrain from eating, drinking, or taking photographs in designated areas.
    • Please refrain from loud conversations or talking during the tours. Help us maintain a quiet atmosphere during this special tour.
    • This tour is operated only in Japanese.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 hour(s)
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