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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.

Operation Period

All year round.

Time Required

1 hour and 30 minutes

Number of Participants



0 JPY– (tax included)

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 NameTemple Tour with Monks
Activity LocationJogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple precincts
Time Required1 hour and 30 minutes
Operation PeriodAll year round.
Start Time13:10
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants30people
Reservation DeadlineUntil 13:00 of that day
Temple Tour with Monks0 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceGuiding fee.
Method of PaymentFree.
About cancellations and changesThere 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 Spot1 Joge Aza Okura, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-3213
Meeting TimePlease 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.

--By Car--
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.
Facility Information Restrooms.
Barrier-free AccessYes
About Guides and ToursThe tour is led by a monk from the temple.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English
Only some monk guides speak English. Please confirm/request an English-speaking guide before your visit.