Cherry Blossom Light-up at Nijo-jo Castle
Feel free to join and experience our special Zen temple event “ENTOKUIN Temple Experience ZEN”. Chose from 8 different Buddhist experiences: Zen meditation, Copying a Sutra, Buddhist picture tracing, Contemplating Buddha, Buddhist prayer, Buddhist sermon, Appreciation of Zen gardens and Matcha green tea experience. You can chose freely when you would like to participate and joining without prior reservation is also possible.This is a special opening for foreign visitors to enjoy.
※Feel free to take pictures at the event.
3 March (Fri.) ~ 7 May (Sun.) 2017 10am ~ 9 pm (end of reception)
530 Kodaiji-sagaru Kawaramachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
[Visitors arriving by bus or train] Get on Kyoto City Bus Nr. 206 (direction Gion/Kitaoji Bus Terminal) at Bus stop D2 near Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit
[From Keihan Gion-Shijo Station] Get on Kyoto City Bus Nr. 207 (direction Kiyomizu/Tofukuji) at Bus stop Shijo-Keihan-mae
[Visitors arriving by car or taxi] 20 minutes from Kyoto station, 5 minutes from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station. There is a toll parking lot on the East side inside the temple grounds.
7 minute walk from Hiashiyama-Yasui [Estimate time 15 minutes].
Adults: 500 yen; Junior Highschool/Highschool students: 200 yen; Elementary school students and younger: free (accompanied by a guardian)
※Entrance fee includes Experience fee. However, the matcha green tea experience requires an extra fee of 500 yen.