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Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour

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Koto City, Japan

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Discover Tokyo’s beautiful temples and shrines on this small-group tour. You’ll travel on the subway with a guide, so you won’t get lost, and will venture to Fudo-do Temple, and Hachiman Shrine, learning about their meanings from your guide as you walk around. Beat long visitor lines by having an entrance ticket to Kiyosumi Garden included too. 
  • Visit temples and shrines from two religions—Buddhism, and Shintoism
  • No getting lost—you’ll explore Tokyo with a guide
  • See a special Buddhist fire ceremony known as a Goma ritual
  • Entrance fee to Kiyosumi Garden, and a souvenir is included
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Local English-speaking guide
Transportation by subway to Kiyosumi Garden
Entrance fee to the garden
Charm or amulet souvenir
Food and drinks
Gratuities for your guide

Departure Point

Monzen-nakacho Station, 2 Chome-4 Monzennakacho, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0048, Japan

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Kiyosumi-shirakawa Sta., 1-chōme-6-13 Shirakawa, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0021, Japan
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour includes a 30-minute ritual at the temple, which should be attended in whole. Note that this is a proper ritual which the general public takes part in, and talking and any other forms of disruption are frowned upon. Please also note that we cannot guarantee seating for the ritual. You will have to take off your shoes before entering the temple building, so we recommend bringing a clean pair of socks. As this tour starts during the height of morning rush hour, we recommend you give yourself extra time for getting to the start point.
  • We advise that you dress modestly, with shoulders covered, as we will be visiting a temple and shrine. You will have to take off your shoes before entering the temple building, so we also recommend bringing a clean pair of socks.
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures - Japan

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour?
A:
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Lonely Planet Experiences: Temples and Shrines of Tokyo Small Group Tour.

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peravin_mariathasan
, Aug 2018
I had a great time experiencing and learning about Japanese religions. Some of my highlights were the Fire ceremony and the stunning Garden.
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