Tour itinerary 9:03 Kanazawa station 11:11 Fukui Dinosaur Museum, see Dinosaur exhibition, and have a lunch 14:02 leave the museum 15:09 Eiheiji temple, visit the temple 17:15 leave the temple 18:47 arrive at Kanazawa station
|Depart From||Fukui , Ishikawa|
|Meeting Point||At your hotel lobby at Kanazawa city|
|Ending Point||At Kanazawa station|
|Departure||07:30 AM ( recommended ) Flexible|
|Tour Type||Private Tour ( only for you )|
|Number of people||4 ~ 15|
A time limit for application to this tour is one week in advace before your desired tour date.
Eiheiji temple was founded in 1244 by Dogen Zenji, a famous Buddhist monk. He studied Zen Buddhism in China for several years. He returned to Japan in 1228 to introduce Soto Zen. He established the temple in this remote mountainous place. His teachings have been guiding Zen Buddhist followers ever since. Over 200 monks join Zen training every year. The trainings include meditation, sutra reciting, preparing meals, having meals, cleaning floors and outside gardens.
Fukui Dinosaur museum is regarded as one of the three top dinosaur museums in the world. Visitors take a long escalator down the the first floor of basement. Visitors observe the variou dinosaur related exhibitions while walking up higher floors to the third floor.
Kanazawa flourished as a castle town for the Kaga clan during the Edo period ( 1603AD - 1867AD ). Kenrokuen garden was constructed as a strolling style landscape garden by the feudal lord Maedas of the Kaga clan. This garden is one of the three most ...
We visit Kenrokuen garden, Kanazawa castle park and Higashi Chaya Geisha district.
We spend about one hour to visit many attractive points in the Gardens. We visit Ishikawamon gate and Kahokumon gate. We board on a bus to get to Higashi Chaya Geisha district and gold leaf workshop.