WaQoo Shitaderamachi is located in a historic temple district of Osaka, with no less than 80 temples in the vicinity! Stay here for the unique “shukubo” experience, shukubo referring to a traditional lodging for pilgrims. Rest in minimalist Japanese-style ensuite rooms equipped with TV, safety box, and Wireless LAN to keep you connected. With tatami matting in your room – a type of traditional mat used as flooring material – make use of special slippers provided to guests. Get acquainted with Buddhist temple culture, including activities such as meditation, transcribing Buddhist teachings, tracing Buddhist images, and attending the morning religious service. Savor meals consisting of Shojin-ryori or Buddhist cuisine, based on the Japanese culinary concept of the “Power of Five” – Five Flavors, Five Colors, Five Preparation Methods and Three Attitudes.
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Places: Tokyo (3 days) → Sapporo (3) → Kyoto (3) → Okayama (2) → Fukuoka (2) → Nagasaki (2) → Osaka (2) → Kanazawa (2) → Tokyo (1)
Tour Highlights: Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, River cruise to Asakusa, Natural Landscapes and Urban Gardens, Snow Festival...
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