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A meal and a tour for a special cherry blossom season

Taizo-in Temple Special Springtime Tour

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Venue: Taizo-in Temple
April 1st - April 17th, 2016
Join in on an exclusive tour and dining experience at Taizo-in Temple in celebration of the spring season this coming April. Morning, daytime, and nighttime tours are held from April 1st to the 17th this year. The cost is ¥3,500 to ¥5,000 per person, a meal appropriate for each time period and an exclusive tour of Taizo-in is included. Reservations are required for these tours. We recommend including this event in your itinerary when you visit Kyoto in April
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This is a special event tour and dining at the beautiful Taizo-in Temple. During the cherry blossom season, Kyoto is filled with pink and white flowers. At Taizo-in, you will get really close to these beautiful trees inside the garden. Enjoy eating a meal in front of the blossoms and celebrate the spring season.
Get real close to this cherry blossom tree in Taizo-in. Right after walking in the entrance of the garden, immediately this beautiful cherry blossom surrounded by Zen gardens will be welcoming you. Be ready to be astonished by this magnificent tree which is one of 5 cherry blossom trees inside the garden. Taking a picture here will leave you with an incredible memento of the cherry blossom season.
Michelin-Starred Cuisine
Michelin-starred cuisine is included in each plan. Rice porridge breakfast in front of the Japanese garden is served for the morning tour. A unique bento lunch will be served in a private temple guest room for daytime tour. And for the nighttime tour, unique Zen Buddhist cuisine experience will be included.
Tours outside the regular temple hours
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Tours outside the regular temple hours
During this special event, the tours are held during outside the regular hours. The morning and nighttime tour is specially held and includes exclusive tour by a Zen Buddhist monk. This is a great opportunity to get in close access with Zen Buddhism during this wonderful spring season. The tours will be held in Japanese, but there will be written information available in English.
Manner & Tips
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Make a booking for these special tour for April 1 – Sunday April 17 through email

The cherry blossom tree at Taizo-in typically blooms fully by April 10. Tours are for limited amount of people so we recommend booking early.
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Taizo-in Temple Special Springtime Tour
Phone +81 75-463-2855
Address 35 Myoshinji-cho, Hanazono Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu
Directions 7 minute-walk from JR Sanin Hanazono station
Event time Morning tour: 8:00am - 9:30am
Daytime tour: 11:30am - 1:00pm or 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Nighttime tour: 5:30pm - 7:00am or 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Cancellations No refund on cancellations
Notes Please visit their website for more details
Fee Morning tour: ¥3,500
Daytime tour: ¥4,000
Nighttime tour: ¥5,000
Credit cards Accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Tours are conducted in Japanese with English written materials
Information Japanese, English
Languages spoken Japanese
Taizo-in Temple Special Springtime Tour +81 75-463-2855 Morning tour: ¥3,500 Daytime tour: ¥4,000 Nighttime tour: ¥5,000 3/3

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