- Explore Tenryuji temple, another beautiful garden made by Muso Soseki. | Have a break with matcha and explore the garden in Okochi Villa. | Have a great river and mountain view from Togetsukyo bridge | Walking tour to Saihō-ji, a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple! | Walk through bamboo grove and visit Okochi sanso villa, which owned by a movie star in 20th century.
Advance booking of 2 weeks to a month is required. The booking starts 2 month before the visit day. Visitor are given access to the grounds for 90 minutes. Before being permitted access to the garden, visitors must engage in an activity, which is called shakyo (hand copying sutras), and chanting sutras. One is then asked to write down one's wish, name, and address. The monks keep all the sutras in the pagoda and continue to pray for all. ※This tour includes reservation from the temple and interpretation of the tour only and the permission fee (3,000 yen/ person as well as tour guide permission) is not included. The tour starts either at 10 am or 1 pm, depending on the temple's condition.
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