The year's plans are made on New Year's Day.
In the main hall, you will listen to five bells and meditate on the sound of the bells, and then entrust your aspirations to the memorial tree and make an offering with your wishes in mind.
Let's start the year with a clear mind and a pure heart by viewing the garden in the clear new spring.
(After participating in the New year Morning Visit, you can continue with the Nichi-nichi Sanpai program. Please take your time.)
Advance registration is required by the day before the visit.
[Qualified] Non member／Saihokai member (About Membership)
*aged 13 or older at time of visit.
[Dates] January, 2024 : 4(Thu), 5(Fri) *Accepting applications from 04 Nov.
[Start Time] 9:15（Meet at 9:10 am）
[Required Time] Approx. 70 min.
[Contents] After an explanation of Saiho-ji Temple, participants will meditate for 3 minutes in the main hall and fill out and dedicate a memorial wood-stick, followed by a walk in the garden.
(After the garden visit,please participate in the "Nichi-nichi sanpai" sutra copying and take your time.)
*Please refrain from taking pictures during the tour.
[Quota] 15 people
[Admission fee] 6,000 yen (Includes Saihoji-branded calligraphy brush)
*Visitors who bring their own brush or fine brush will receive a piece of Saihoji original merchandise instead of the pen.
*Our system usage fee of 110 yen (tax included) will be charged per person per visit, aside from admission fee.
*Even if you don't understand Japanese, please feel free to join this program. We will provide you with a leaflet with English information.
[Important notes when reserving your visit]
-Creation of your account is required for making a reservation.
-Personal data, such as names of each visitor, are required for making a reservation.
-The garden paths are not wheelchair accessible, as the temple grounds include steps and areas covered in gravel.
The date and time of the visit cannot be changed. If you wish to change the date and time of your visit, please cancel your reservation and make a new one. Cancellations (including reduction in the number of participants) will be subject to the following cancellation fees.
(Up to 4 days before) Free of charge
(3 days before - 1 day before) 50%
(On the day of your visit) 100%
*The system usage fee(110 yen including tax per person) is not refundable regardless of the date of cancellation.