An Exclusive Tour To Tsubosakadera-temple at Night

  • Program
    Per group: 99,000JPY (from 1 to 10 people)
    time period
    * Date: Please consult us about your preferred date.
    approx.2 hours
    Language Japanese,English

Exclusive Plan: Special Entry Night at Tsubosaka-dera Temple

Tsubosaka-dera Temple is located on a mountain overlooking the scenic beauty of Yoshino, the three mountains of Yamato, and the Nara Basin. A monk will guide you in Tsubosaka-dera Temple, exclusively just for you or your group after general opening hours have ended.

Program details
Program An Exclusive Tour To Tsubosakadera-temple at Night
Program fee

1-10 People:99,000 JPY

Booking benefits An Exclusive Tour To Tsubosakadera-temple
Available time period

All season program

Required time 17:30 – 20:00(approx.2 hours)
Schedule Reception
Exclusive tour guided by a monk
Prayer for cure and good health of your eyes (Goshuin-fuda charm included)
Exploring freely in the temple’s grounds
Tour ends
* The schedule may be changed without a prior notice.

group / party * The number of people: A group of up to 10 persons is \99,000 per group for an exclusive special entry.
(For over 10 people, an additional \9,900 per person is required. A group of up to 80 persons can be accepted. Please make inquiries.)
Requirements for participation Barrier-free facilities including restrooms are available from a parking lot to the temple’s grounds.
If sitting on your heels is difficult while participating in the prayer, a chair is available.
Visitors from the elderly to children can enjoy strolling with ease, utilizing benches for rest in the grounds.
Taking photos is allowed inside the Temple.
Included in this fee ・ Prayer (including a rental of a white garment and a Shakujo staff)
・ Goshuin-fuda charm with temple’s seals
・ Local English guide
Not included in fees ・ Personal expenses
Meeting location Tsubosaka-dera Temple
Address of meeting location 3 Tsubosaka, Takatori-cho, Takaichi-gun 635-0102 Nara Prefecture, Takatori-cho Takaichi-gun, Nara-prefecture

● By car
10 minutes from Asuka, 15 minutes from Kashihara City
A parking lot is available (Standard vehicle \500/day)

● By public transportation
10 minutes by bus from Tsubosaka-yama Station, Kintetsu Railway to Tsubosaka-dera-mae Bus Stop, then 1-min walk from there
* Bus service ends before 17:00, so please use a taxi to and from the nearest station at night.
* For details of bus schedule, please check the website of Nara Kotsu Bus Lines.

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Payment method Payment by credit card
Language Japanese,English

Guides' recommendations,
highlights in this area
It is an old temple and was established in the 8th century. The temple is designated as the 6th temple of the “Saikoku Kannon Pilgrimage.”Currently, Tsubosaka-dera Temple values international exchange with India, home of Buddhism. Several stone statues from India are ensconced in the grounds. Among them, the Great Kannon Bodhisattva was presented as a token of appreciation for the temple's work to help leprosy suffers in India.


Cancellations and changes:
Cancellations 4 days prior to the tour: Free
Cancellations from 3 days prior to the tour: 100%
Cancellations after starting the tour, or no-show: 100%

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  • Profile

    Nara Visitors Bureau is a DMC (Destination Management Company) based in this ancient city, Nara. We offer various tours that are not just sight-seeing visits, but are cultural and historical experiences in which you can feel, touch and taste the real Nara.


    A monk will guide you through the grounds of Tsubosaka-dera Temple outside of its opening hours. Then participate in the prayer for cure and good health of your eyes. You will wear a white garment and hold a “Shakujo” staff, both prepared by the temple, and pray accordingly to the guidance of a monk. After the prayer, enjoy exploring the lit-up grounds freely until the tour ends. You can take photos inside the hall and grounds. A “Goshuin-fuda” charm with temple’s seals is included.

    Company information

    Company:Nara Visitor's Bureau
    Address:3 Ikeno-cho Nara-city Nara-prefecture

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