Takasaki Daruma and Kannon tour

US $137.00 / Person

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Hi! I'm Naohide Momozono.

I will guide you!

Description of this tour

Do you know Japanese good luck charm, Daruma? They say the origin of it was Takasaki.In this tour, we visit Darumaji temple. If you are interested in architecture, you may know famous German architect, Bruno Taut. He lived in this temple and we can see the house which he lived.
After that, we visit a big statue of Kannonbodhisattva. We can enter the inside. It stands on the hill so we can enjoy the city view of Takasaki.
Around the statue, there are many interesting spots such as Japanese garden, man-maid cave whose has many small statues of Kannon, Gokoku shrine and so on.

Hi! If you are interested in Japanese history, I can help you to know about it since I have studied it in the university and I have practiced Japanese martial arts for years.
My friends call me peachy
because my family name Momozono means Peach garden so you can call me so if you want.


Sample Tour Timeline

10:00 AM
JR Takasaki station

You can get Takasaki 1 hour or so bx Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo.

10:00 AM
JR Takasaki station

You can get Takasaki 1 hour or so bx Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo.

10:30 AM
Darumaji temple

You can see many daruma and Bruno Taut house.

10:30 AM
Darumaji temple

You can see many daruma and Bruno Taut house.

12:00 PM
Kannonyama hill

We can walk around the statue and enter the inside of it. From the inside , we enjoy the city view of Takasaki.

12:00 PM
Kannonyama hill

We can walk around the statue and enter the inside of it. From the inside , we enjoy the city view of Takasaki.

02:00 PM
JR Takasaki station

You can go back Tokyo or walk around the center of Takasaki.

02:00 PM
JR Takasaki station

You can go back Tokyo or walk around the center of Takasaki.

Additional Details

Where we meet

JR Takasaki station

What's included
  • More than 2 guests, I can cover the entrance fee of Kannon statue.More than 3 I can cover your bus fare.
Things you need
  • Transport expenses(approx. US $10.00)
  • Lunch(approx. US $10.00)
  • Admission fee(approx. US $3.00)
Notes:

Around Darumaji temple, there are not so many restaurants, so you may bring your lunch, or we can go back around Takasaki station for lunch or eat something near Kannon statue.

Guest Requirements

Nothing much.

Cancellation Policy

Any trip or experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.