Walking in the Gardens of the Gods

Cultural & Theme Tours in Japan
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Tour description

Is there paradise on earth? Yes - come into the gardens of the gods at Tofukuji Temple. Explore three of Tofukuji's best gardens away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Stop by a private home of an artist to have matcha green tea and sweets along the way.You will learn how modernism in the West influenced one of Kyoto's greatest garden designers, the hidden meanings behind the gardens' architecture, and how ancient Japanese and Chinese ideas of the gods manifest in the three gardens.You will also get introduced to several forms of meditation you can easily make part of your daily life as we explore the gardens. We will, after all, be among the gods and Buddhas.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tofuku-ji Temple, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, KinkiWe will visit 3 temples and a home cafe of an artist in the area.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What's included

  • Coffee and/or Tea - Matcha
  • Snacks - Seasonal sweets or ice cream
  • Tickets to 3 Zen gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Tofuku-ji Temple

What's not included