Fiery Beautiful Autumn Leaves Viewing and Tofuku-ji Treasures Appreciation Tour

2 hours-¥9,500 / Per person
Experience the breathtaking beauty of fiery autumn leaves and the grand scale of temple treasures all at once!
◆ About Tofuku-ji
Founded with the aspiration to rival the grandeur of Todai-ji, the largest temple in Nara, and the magnificence of Kofuku-ji, considered the most splendid temple in Nara, Tofuku-ji was constructed by taking their respective characters '東' (East) and '福' (Fortune). It became the largest temple complex in Kyoto, known as Enichisan Tofuku-ji. It is one of Kyoto's representative autumn foliage spots, offering mesmerizing, fiery hues. Enjoy the beauty of the colors as they burn like flames!

◆ Special Exhibition Tofuku-ji
This large-scale exhibition marks the first time that Tofuku-ji's Buddha statues and furnishings are displayed together. It showcases numerous precious cultural assets that have been spared from the ravages of war, as well as exceptional large-sized Buddha statues and paintings befitting the colossal temple complex.

◆ Highlights
・Guided tour of Tofuku-ji, Kyoto's premier autumn foliage spot! ・Exclusive access to an exhibition at Tofuku-ji featuring rare Buddha statues and furnishings not usually on display! ・Local guides well-versed in Kyoto's Buddhism and traditional architecture! ・Enjoy a paid audio guide (in English) during museum visits, providing a thorough understanding of the history and background of the exhibits!

・Offered in English
・Local meeting and local breakup
What's Included
◎ English-speaking guide (Only during the guided tour)
◎ Admission ticket and audio guide (in English) for the "Special Exhibition: Tofukuji" at Kyoto National Museum
◎ Admission fees for facilities visited on the guided tour of the temple's surrounding area
✖ Food, drinks, and transportation to the site

*Audio guide rental may not be possible depending on availability on the day of the tour. In such cases, the tour price will remain the same.
What To Expect
Meeting at the Sanmon gate of Tofuku-ji.

<Tofuku-ji Guided Tour (1.5 hours)>

Sanmon Gate: The oldest surviving gate among Zen temples in Japan (National Treasure). Honbo Garden (Abbot's Quarters "Hojo"): A traditional Japanese garden registered as a nationally designated scenic spot, featuring a "Karesansui" dry landscape style. Gaunkyo Bridge: A roofed, all-wood bridge designated as an Important Cultural Property by the Kyoto Prefecture.

Arrival at the Kyoto National Museum.

Feel free to explore the "Special Exhibition: Tofuku-ji" at your own pace using the audio guide!
*Visiting the Kyoto National Museum is at your leisure; no guide will accompany you. *Please note that the route may be subject to change.
Date & TimeWeekdays (Tuesday through Friday only)
from 11/17 (Fri.) to 12/3 (Sun.)
* open every day expect Mondays, from 9am to 3pm

Capacity10 people max. Minimum 2 participants
Who can attendAdmission for guests aged 16 and above is considered as the adult rate.
*For children aged 15 and below, the fee is 7,700 yen per person.
Exhibits at Kyoto National Museum↓↓ Please see below for details
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Additional Info
・Please book at least 3 business days in advance so that we can build the best experience for you.
・The final deadline for application is 11/29 (Wed.) at 17:00.
・Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
・Applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply. Minors must obtain the consent of a parent or guardian before applying.
・Elementary school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
・If the number of applicants does not reach 2, the tour may be canceled.
・The experience may be canceled or postponed at short notice, or the content may be changed due to traffic conditions, etc.
・The experience may be filmed and posted on social networking sites or used in articles.
・We may share your responses to surveys and reviews on our social networking sites and media.
Cancellation policy
・Free of charge if canceled up to 3 days before the tour date, 50% 2 days before, and 100% the day before or on the day of the tour.
・Special Cases (Natural disaster, virus, etc.): Full refund.
・Bank transfer fees for refunds in the event of cancellation will be borne by the customer.
¥9,500 / Per person
* Tax included/Advance payment(paypal)
* Children aged 15 or under
Where you'll be
Meeting place :

In front of Tofuku-ji's Sanmon Gate


・10 min. walk from Keihan/JR "Tofuku-ji Station"

・15 minutes by bus from JR "Kyoto Station" to "Tofuku-ji" bus stop. Then walk for 4 minutes from the bus stop.