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Check in - out 15:00 -12:00

Special Visit to World Heritage and National Treasure Nishihongan-ji Temple


Special Visit to World Heritage and National Treasure Nishihongan-ji Temple

Nishi Hongwanji Temple (Onishi-san) is known for housing National Treasures, such as Hiunkaku (Flying Cloud Pavilion) and Taimensho (Main Audience Hall) that are reminiscent of the splendor of the Momoyama (late 16th century) culture and numerous Important Culture Assets. Take a special tour of Nishi Hongwanji Temple's National Treasures, which are normally closed to the public, complete with unique, visitor-friendly explanations by the monk.


Nishi Hongwanji Temple Special Visit
*Optional matcha tea ceremony


Around 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.
on the day of your departure
Depart from the hotel
10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Meet at Ryukoden at Nishi Hongwanji Temple
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m Special visit to the National Treasures guided by a monk
11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. program ends, leave individually

*Transport fees to and from the temple are not included in the plan.
*The route may vary depending on Buddhist memorial services and other circumstances.

5,000 yen per guest
[Visiting Sites]
Amidado (Hall of Amida Buddha), Goeido (Founder's Hall), Taimensho/Ko no Ma (Main Audience Hall), Hiunkaku (Flying Cloud Pavilion), Karamon Gate (all National Treasures)
[Options (extra fees apply)]
Matcha tea ceremony in the Nishi Hongwanji Temple precincts (by request; about 30 minutes)

*Photos are displayed for illustrative purposes.

*This activity is only available in Japanese, but arrangements for an interpreter (separate fee required) can be requested from the concierge.
However, whether or not an interpreter can be reserved depends on the availability of interpreters.
Please inquire with the concierge first.