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Sat, Jul 13


Heian-Jingu Shrine Otorii Gate

【Special Event】Experience Designing and Making Your Own Miniature Japanese Garden

We're going to build a miniature garden by ourselves with a professional gardener. / 鉢庭づくり体験

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【Special Event】Experience Designing and Making Your Own Miniature Japanese Garden
【Special Event】Experience Designing and Making Your Own Miniature Japanese Garden

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Heian-Jingu Shrine Otorii Gate, 9 Okazaki Seishōjichō, Sakyō-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto-fu 606-8343, Japan

About the event

Do you have a green thumb? This is a luxurious event for all garden lovers! Enjoy an authentic experience of creating a Japanese-style with professional gardeners who tends a temple garden every day.


The itinerary: We visit Heian Shrine and enjoy the quiet, tranquil atmosphere of one Japanese garden. The tour guide will give you basic ideas to better understand the gardener's professional stories. Then we move to Konkai-komyoji Temple on foot to meet our gardeners. We learn about the temple and see the exclusive areas, usually closed to all tourists, yet open to just us on this day. Then we are split into three groups to try our hands at making a miniature garden. The gardeners advise us while we work so that we can have the benefit of his expertise.

  • All explanations given in Japanese will be translated into English by the guide.
  • Due to fragility, size and cost; the miniature garden which you make cannot be kept or brought back home.
  • Casual clothes you can get dirty and comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Entrance fee is included.
  • Your guide is holding a flag and waiting for you at the meeting point. The landmark of the meeting point is the biggest gate nearby (Shinto gate called Torii). Please refer to Google Map shown below.


  • お寺のご説明・庭師の方のご説明は日本語ですが、英語の逐次通訳があります。
  • サイズや費用、壊れやすさを考慮し、今回のイベントでは鉢庭はお持ち帰りただけません。
  • 汚れてもよい服装・歩きやすい靴でお越しください。
  • 拝観料観料込み。
  • 平安神宮大鳥居のふもとでガイドが旗を持ってお待ちしています。


  • Reservation

    There is no discount ticket for children for this event.

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