Authentic Zen Experience at Gionji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tokyo

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First of all, please check Instagram: #wasabijpzen #wasabijpwe are "wasabi experience project"This project provides Japan's carefully selected superb experiences.Looking for a retreat from a hectic daily life where you can finding peace of mind? How about a relaxed 1.5-hour zen experience at a serene temple surrounded by lush green, less than an hour away from central Tokyo? In this session, you can experience zazen meditation, try out simple sutra recitation, and listen to the head priest’s preach. Also while you are there, take a tour around the main hall of the temple with more than 1000 years of history and take pictures. This is a perfect opportunity to break away from the hustle and bustle of the city to see the peaceful side of Tokyo and fully appreciate the beauty of Japanese culture.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tora Misakisan Nikkoin Gion-ji, Chofu, Tokyo Prefecture, Kantotea ceremony zenhandwritten copy of a sutraDuration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Instructor
  • Japanese green tea and snacks
  • Tax
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
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