Mampuku-ji Temple“Zazen experience”and“Fucha cuisine” (Buddhist cuisine.)
Kyoto City → [40 mins] → Uji City: Komano
Ashikage-en Ruins, Mampuku-ji Temple “Zazen
experience” (90 mins)*Reservation required – Fucha cuisine
(40 mins) → [40 mins] → Kyoto City
Founded in 1661 by Chinese zen master Yin-yuan, this ancient Buddhist temple features a distinctly Chinese style of architecture. Vegetarian Chinese fucha ryori meals can also be sampled at its on-site restaurant.
●Komano Ashikage-en Ruins
A stone monument celebrating the origin of Uji tea, and the legend that the Buddhist monk Myoe taught the Uji villagers how to plant tea.
This vegetarian Buddhist cuisine was brought from China by the High Priest Ingen. It’s name, fucha, means “to bring tea and the masses together”.