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Buddhism and History Half Day Course

with Monk's Vegan Cuisine

About the Course

Half-day tour of Chozenji Temple, which was built in the Kenkyu around 1190
Includes an entry to Ishiyama Battle Memorial Museum
●Lunch included

Meditate your mind by copying sutras
●Reservation from here is the best deal


Takakage Kobayakawa, the 14th head of the Takehara Kobayakawa family

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Chozenji Buddhist cuisine

Shojin ryori is a meal created by ascetics who strictly discipline themselves based on Buddhist precepts such as "not killing living things and avoiding earthly desires'' in order to ingest the minimum necessary nutrients. Eating has also been considered an important part of the process.
However, Beautiful and delicious meals served in the graceful garden.

The elegant Chozenji vegetarian cuisine made with seasonal vegetables and natural seasonings is more than you can imagine. 

Why don't you try this amazing experience for refreshing your mind and body?

Travel fee (per person)


Number of participants

1 to 8 people


Extra cost for English speaking guide if asked

scheduled time

10:00 - 12:30

Implementation date

Every Tuesday and Wednesday


Lunch at Chozenji

The meeting place

Chozenji Temple

Reception deadline

one week before

Main sightseeing schedule

10:00   Meet at Chozenji Temple
Experience copying sutras at Chozenji Temple and visit the Ishiyama Battle Memorial Museum with a guide


11:30        Lunch is the traditional Japanese Monk's vegan meal called Shojin Ryori. The dining room is over looking the magnificent folding screen and Japanese garden  [Chozenji]


*Advance reservations are required. Please apply at least one week in advance.

*May not be available due to various circumstances.

*The tour fee includes lunch, guide fee, and insurance during the tour. Drink is not included.

■ If you would like to book, please contact us by phone or using the reservation form. We will check the itinerary and get back to you.

​■A reservation confirmation email and payment instructions will be sent to your email address.

■Reservation will be completed after confirmation of payment.

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