Duration of experience
~ 6000 steps
Journey into the heart of Kyoto's Zen philosophy. Begin your exploration at the iconic Silver Pavilion, a masterpiece of architectural simplicity and elegance. Discover the contemplative beauty of this temple, which was once a place of meditation for Japanese Zen masters.
Wander through the meticulously manicured gardens, where every element reflects the harmony of nature. Follow the Philosopher's Path alongside the gentle flow of the canal, taking in the seasonal beauty that has inspired poets and philosophers for centuries.
We will offer you insights into the world of Zen Buddhism and its profound influence on Japanese culture. Whether you seek tranquility, artistic inspiration, or a deeper understanding of Zen, this walking tour promises an enriching journey through Kyoto's Zen side.
- English or Italian speaking Travel Story Teller
- Public transportation (about 500 JPY)
- Entrance fee (about 1,100 JPY)