Toji Temple Mandala Walk

A playful tour of Toji, the temple marking Kyoto's beginnings

Explore the Toji Temple with a focus on the three-dimensional mandala that continues to convey the thoughts of Kobo Daishi to this day.

One of our neighborhood guide OMO rangers will provide playful and easy-to-understand explanations on everything from the building construction to the blessings conferred by the Buddha figures, so that even first-time visitors will get the most out of their experience.

Toji Temple Mandala Walk
PeriodAll year

11:00 AM next day


About 90 minutes

Appropriate age
For all ages

You can rent prayer beads from OMO base


* Additional admission fee is required (from 500 yen *varies by season).


Minimum: 1 participant; maximum: 20 participants

Meeting spot

In front of GO-Kinjo map on the first floor

Hosted in
Japanese, English

Sign up until 10:00 PM the day before the tour / Available on the day of the tour if spots are open


This tour is for hotel guests only (during their stay). Please be considerate of other visitors to the temple. Please observe temple rules and regulations during your visit. It is possible to leave before the end of the tour.

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