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Apprentice with a Monk at a Traditional Temple in Tokyo

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HIGHLIGHTS

A journey of a temple guided by a female priest

  • It is possible for you to learn the severity of training and beautiful works in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Your host is a female priest and you can learn the unique perspective of female priests.
  • The place you visit is the true power spot of Asakusa.
  • 3 hour total

  • English, Japanese

  • Any Age

  • 2 〜 10

YOUR HOST

Masayo KOMIYA

Hi everyone, I am Komiya from the Enichizan Choushou temple. Choushou temple was built in Kamakura period which is about 800 years ago.When you come to the Choushou temple, you can leave your worry and anxiety and enjoy the quiet, peaceful and solemn atmosphere while walking around the temple. I am the person who in charge of the introduction. As a female abbot, I can guide and introduce the works and the temple in a different aspect.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Chosho temple is located close to Asakusa station where many traditions and historical sites remain present today. Through this 3-hour trip, you will not only explore the temple but also experience the day of monks. Your host is a female priest so you are able to learn the severity of training and beautiful works in easy to understand manner from a unique women's point of view. Why don't you spend a pleasant time in front of Mr. Kannon by leaving the daily hustle?

DETAILS

  • Duration

    3h

    (13:00 〜 16:00)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

    Take the Keihintohoku Line to Ueno st, chenge to Ginza Line to Asakusa Station. (approx. 20 minutes from Tokyo Station)
    Take the Chuo Line to Kanda st, change to Ginza Line to Asakusa Station. (approx. 30min from Shinjuku Station)

  • Participants Guests

    2 〜 10

    Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met. Accompanied infants participate for free.

  • Age

    Any

  • Conditions

    Available Rain or Shine

  • Cancellation Policy

    We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.

PRICES

  • Adults(12+)

    ¥11,000〜

  • Children(4~11)

    ¥5,500〜

  • Infants(~3)

    Free

Included in the Price

Experience, Interpreter, Lunch, Insurance, Souvenir

NOTES

  • Things to bring

    Please wear casual attire and bring socks.

  • Meeting Point

    Exit 5 of Asakusa Station, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line [G 19]

  • Additional Info

    Please note that your reservation with us may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions or heavy rain. If so, we will contact you at least one hour prior to your reservation via your original booking site.

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