Cherry Blossoms and Zen Garden Immersion

by An Design
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  • Location
    Kyoto, Japan
  • Duration
    1h 30m
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English
  • $


Experience the power of nature and art while you virtually travel to Japan and immerse yourself in cherry blossoms and a mystical Zen garden. Led by an American Japanese garden specialist who has worked in the gardens of Kyoto, as you virtually stroll through these immaculate spaces you will hear deep insights into your surroundings that will allow you to appreciate the Japanese garden for much more than just it’s physical beauty.

In the online experience you will visit:

※A well- known cherry blossom viewing spot

※The main grounds of a major Japanese Zen temple

※A pond and waterfall garden

※A miniature moss forest

※A shrine dedicated to a powerful samurai

※A hall dedicated to the founder of this temple

※The “Garden of the Turtle and the Crane”

As this is very much an interactive experience, throughout our time together you will be encouraged to share your thoughts or ask questions. Once we are finished you will certainly never see stones, plants, and water in the same way again.

How Beeyonder Works

  • What is a virtual tour?

    All of our online tours are live and interactive. This means everyone on the tour can speak directly to the guide throughout the tour to experience the destination as if you are actually there.

  • How To Join A Tour

    Easy to use! After booking, you get a unique link to a streaming platform, such as Zoom, to begin each tour. No other technology needed.

  • Tours for All Groups

    Virtual tours are perfect for virtual events, team bonding and for large or small groups. We cater to individuals, corporate groups and senior groups. Our tours are engaging and inclusive for groups of all sizes.

Preparing for your Virtual Tour

※ If your desired start time is not listed please contact me and I will accommodate your request if possible.

※ Immersive and relaxing. Great for families, private groups, and team-building events.

※ A shorter format is available upon request.

※ This online experience is hosted on the Zoom video conferencing platform. Once you have made your booking you will receive an email with a link to the experience that you will join using a web browser or the Zoom app.

※ For a fully immersive effect it is recommended you join this online experience with a computer, tablet or project it onto a large screen. It is not recommended you join by smartphone.

Meet Your Live Virtual Guide

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Andrew William
An Design

Hello, I grew up in the Washington D.C. area with deep interests in Eastern philosophy, nature and art. After completing a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture I worked in the USA for 10 years building large scale residential gardens. Eleven years ago I moved to Kyoto to apprentice in a 300 year old traditional Japanese garden company where I learned the traditional techniques of garden design and construction from the masters.

In 2017 I founded An Design, a Japanese garden consulting and tour company. Having received over 1,300 5-star reviews, An Design has become one of the highest rated tour companies in Kyoto. Drawing on the deep interest I have in the topics I present I am able to provide experiences for my guests that are unique and from the heart.

Come with me on an adventure away from the regular tourist route and immerse yourself in the exquisite and mystical nature of Kyoto.

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