|Excursion (with lunch box) on 13th Sep.|
A half-day excursion is scheduled on 13th Sep. 2023.
The Byodoin and Uji Tea Experience Tour offers visitors the opportunity to visit Byodoin Temple,
located in Uji City, Kyoto, Japan, and to experience the production and tasting of Uji tea.
Byodoin is a Buddhist temple which is a popular destination for many tourists from Japan and abroad.
Byodoin is particularly famous for the Amida-do Hall, known as the "Phoenix Hall", which was built in 1053 (late Heian Period) by the Regent Yorimichi Fujiwara. This hall is designated as a national treasure for its beautiful appearance and it is designed on a ten-yen coin. The tour offers visitors the opportunity to experience the history and culture of Byodoin by visiting the temple and viewing the Phoenix Hall.
Uji tea is one of the highest quality and most highly regarded Japanese teas, and is grown in Uji City. During the tour, visitors can learn about the production process of Uji tea. Visitors can also learn how to make and taste tea from Uji tea professionals.
The tour offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy both Byodoin and Uji tea. After experiencing the history and culture of this beautiful Buddhist temple, participants can observe the production process of Uji tea and enjoy the aroma and taste of tea. The Byodoin Temple and Uji Tea Experience Tour is a fascinating and relaxing way to experience traditional Japanese culture and scenery.
Byodoin: World Heritage Byodoin
Uji tea: Historical Park of Green Tea and Uji Town (uji-chazuna.kyoto)