No.247Exclusive Plan: Special Entry Night at Tsubosaka-dera Temple
Per group: 50,000JPY (from 1 to 20 people) Available
* Date: Please consult us about your preferred date. Required
17:30 – 20:00（about 2 hours) Language Japanese,English
Exclusive Plan: Special Entry Night at Tsubosaka-dera Temple
|Program||Exclusive Plan: Special Entry Night at Tsubosaka-dera Temple|
|Booking benefits||・ Exclusive entry to the temple's grounds|
|Available time period||
All season program
|Required time||17:30 – 20:00（about 2 hours)|
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
* The schedule may be changed without a prior notice.
* Please go down the mountain by 20:00 as the mountain road will be closed at night.
|group / party||* The number of persons: A group of up to 20 persons is \50,000 per group for an exclusive special entry.
(For over 20 persons, an additional \2,500 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 hall and grounds.
|Included in this fee||・ Prayer (including a rental of a white garment and a Shakujo staff)
・ Goshuin-fuda charm with temple’s seals
|Not included in fees||・ Personal expenses
・ Interpreter-guide fee
|Address of meeting location||
3 Tsubosaka, 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|
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.|
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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:Nara Visitor's Bureau
Address:3 Ikeno-cho Nara-city Nara-prefecture