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Authentic Zen Experience at Gionji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo

Chofu, Japan

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more


Travelers interested in experiencing traditional Japanese spirituality will enjoy this authentic Zen experience at a temple. You’ll learn about meditation and Zen sutras, and get a chance to meditate and recite the sutras yourself. Tour the beautiful grounds of the ancient temple, and enjoy the peace and quiet away from the central city. This tour is an easy way to learn about Japanese traditions directly from practitioners.
  • Japanese tea and snacks are included
  • Try Zen Buddhist practices for yourself
  • Ideal for travelers who want to learn about Buddhism in Japan
  • A relaxing way to get out of the city without traveling far
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Departure Point

Gionji Temple, Japan, 〒182-0016 Tokyo, Chofu, Sazumachi, 2-chōme−18−1

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A stool will be provided for those who have difficulty sitting in the seiza(sitting on the heels) position.
  • Please note that the staff can only speak limited English. Due to the nature of the activity, having someone who can understand Japanese in your group is recommended. If no one in your group can understand Japanese, please let us know in advance as we might be able to arrange for a volunteer translator to accompany you.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY eight one management co.

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Authentic Zen Experience at Gionji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo?
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

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