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Temple Tour with Monks
It has been about 800 years since Amida Nyorai's treasures were passed down from the surviving members of the refugee Heike clan. In this experience, temple monks will share some of the deep history found all around the precincts of Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple.
All year round.
1 hour and 30 minutes
Number of Participants
Meet in front of temple gate
Temple gate explanation
"Sadayoshi Hall" explanation
Emperor’s Hill explanation
Main Hall explanation
5-story pagoda explanation
Enjoy a temple tour guided by monks on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays.
|Experience Program Name||Temple Tour with Monks|
|Activity Location||Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple precincts|
|Time Required||1 hour and 30 minutes|
|Operation Period||All year round.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||30people|
|Reservation Deadline||Until 13:00 of that day|
|What is included in the price||Guiding fee.|
|Method of Payment||Free.|
|About cancellations and changes||There will be a notification sign in front of the temple gate on the days tours are operating. If there is no notification sign posted, it means the tour has been cancelled.|
|Meeting Spot||1 Joge Aza Okura, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-3213|
|Meeting Time||Please come by the start time of the experience.|
|Access||--By Public Transportation--|
Board the #10 bus on the west side of Sendai Station towards Jogi. After 90 minutes, depart at the terminus "Jogi" bus stop. From there it is a 5-minute walk to Jogi Nyorai.
From Tohoku Expressway “Miyagi Interchange”, take National Route 48 towards Yamagata
Cross the Kumagane Bridge then turn right towards Okura Dam and continue for 5km.
Free parking in front of the main temple. No reservations required.
|About Guides and Tours||The tour is led by a monk from the temple.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English|
Only some monk guides speak English. Please confirm/request an English-speaking guide before your visit.
- Temples and Shrines / Zazen Meditation / Shakyo (Sutra Copying)
- Other, Traditional Culture / Japanese Culture
Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple
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