Visit the picturesque area around Uji Bridge and World Heritage Site Byodo-in Temple.
See the magnificent Byodo-in Temple, the vibrant colors of which have been restored just as they were when the temple was built.
Experience an authentic tea ceremony in one of Japan's tea plantation areas.
|1. Standard||Meals||No Lunch||Adult||JPY8,900||Child||JPY7,600|
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo [map] (08:30)
Approx. 4 hours
[Kyoto] Uji Bridge, Nakanoshima Park, Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan, Byodo-in Temple
English-speaking guide, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
27 Mar - 27 Nov : Tue, Fri
From Kyoto Station to Uji Station (20 min)
JR Special Rapid Service or Local Train Service (non-reserved seat)
This tour uses public transportation.. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as san-no-ma offers great views.
Walk around this park which is built on a sandbar in the middle of the river.
The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.
Tea Ceremony Experience at Taihoan (20 min)
Experience an authentic tea ceremony in the famous tea town of Uji.
Byodo-in Temple (50 min)
Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered on the World Heritage List as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. An image of this temple's Phoenix Hall is featured on the 10 yen coin.
The tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. In this case, JPY300 will be refunded at the location.
From Uji Station to Kyoto Station (20 min)
JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating.
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