1. Kyoto: Ninnaji Temple Entry Ticket
Experience the historic Ninna-ji Temple in Kyoto. Famous for its late-blooming Omuro sakura cherry trees and a five-story pagoda, Ninna-ji was founded in 888 AD. It is the main temple of the Omuro school of the Shingon sect of Buddhism, and it houses countless national treasures and cultural artifacts. Appreciate the beauty of nature at Ninna-ji Temple throughout the year. Discover the striking beauty of the Omuro Pilgrimage course. This two-hour course is a shorter version of the Shikoku Pilgrimage, surrounded by the sounds of nature and the changing seasons. In spring, witness the late-blooming cherry blossoms. Summertime sees many priests in the temple for Buddhist ceremonies. In the fall, the historic temple buildings are enveloped in vivid shades of red and yellow. And in winter, enjoy the serene Japanese garden after it has snowed. You can even soak up the gorgeous snowy scenery of the Goten Palace.