Overnight & DayTrips


Culture Tour

From 9,185 yen~ / person

It is a plan to enjoy the whole day with three popular experiences, making a red stamp book, making persimmon leaf sushi and tea serving experience. Ikaruga's specialty "Tatsuda fried lunch" is included!

Making a red stamp book & mokugyo experience ♪

Over 60 cover designs!
Choose a Japanese paper with your favorite pattern and make your own original red stamp book!
Horinji Temple (also known as Mii-dera Temple) in Mii-no-Sato is an ancient temple related to Prince Shotoku.
It is also a highlight that you can see the Buddha statues, which is an important cultural property, within reach!

> Click here for details on the experience of The guided tour of Horinji Temple with the chief priest

Lunch at the popular old folk house cafe "Wa CAFE Fukokuen" ♪

When the red stamp book is completed, it's a lunch time!
The origin of Tatsuta fried is said to be the "Tatsuta River" that flows through Ikaruga Town.
Please enjoy the authentic Tatsuta fried lunch at the popular 130-year-old folk house cafe "Wa CAFE Fukokuen".

> Click here for details on the experience of"Wa CAFE Fukokuen"

Red Stamp book Making

Make your own red stamp book with monks at this Buddhist temple, which is associated with the Heian period venerable monk Genshin.
Feel extraordinary atmosphere of chanted prayers accompanied by wooden blocks. Buddhist sermon is delivered in front of the temple's most sacred image, a statue of Amida Nyorai which is an important cultural property.

>Click here for details on the experience ofRed Stamp book Making

Flow of the day
09:30 JR Horyuji Station (walking or taxi)

09:50 Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru reception

10:00 Experience making a red stamp book

11:50 Ikaruga specialty Tatsuta fried lunch

13:00 Free walk / shopping

14:00 Persimmon leaf sushi handmade experience

15:30 Experience before the event

16:00 Dissolution

16:30 JR Horyuji Station

Reception place

Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru

1-6-30, Horyuji Higashi, Ikoma Gun Ikaruga Cho, Nara Ken, 636-0112, Japan


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Regular holiday / Wednesday