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Discover Your Kyoto Walking Tour

08 Hours

Come join this walking tour where you can walk around Kyoto's famous hot spots in a day. Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and from there take you to Kyoto's must-see spots.

Description

In a day you will be able to visit the historical places of Kyoto. Kyoto has a different feel than Tokyo, and you can sense it by the historical vibes and its local people. Come and explore Kyoto for its beauty with this tour. We are sure that it will be a tour you won't ever forget.



Itinerary
  • 9:00 AM : Hotel in Kyoto cityexpand_more

    Please be at the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior.

  • 9:40 AM -10:40 AM : Nijo Castleexpand_more

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nijo Castle was a castle that was built for the first shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu who ruled Japan from 1603-1616. In this castle, you can really see Tokugawa taste in art. There are beautifully painted screens and sliding doors filled with images symbolizing the power of the Tokugawa regime from the greatest artist from the Kano school after the castle looks around the garden and feels Kyoto's atmosphere.

  • 11:10 AM -12:10 PM : Kinkakuji Templeexpand_more

    A Zen temple whose top two floors is covered in gold leaf overlooking a large pond. Though it is standing majestically now, this temple has been burned numerous time in the past. Kinkakuji is gold because the Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu wanted to show his wealth and power.

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM : Lunch in Arashiyamaexpand_more

    A popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto, the biggest reason for its popularity is the beautiful scenery that the season changes. Behind the Randen Arashiyama Station there is a colourful art display known as the "Kimono Forest," the town itself has many hidden gems, why don’t you take a stroll and look around. You will also be having your lunch around this area during the tour. 

  • 2:10 PM - 4:00 PM : Arashiyama/Bamboo groveexpand_more

    After lunch, you will head to the famous Bamboo Forest, the bamboo path that stretches over 500 meters. Here in this mesmerizing forest is the Tenryuji Temple, a temple originally built in 1339 by the ruling shogun Ashikaga Takauji. Though the temple itself was lost in a fire many times and had to be rebuilt, the Tenryuji garden is actually to this day in its original form.

  • 5:00 PM : Hotel in Kyotoexpand_more

    Completing the day tour and guide will take you to your hotel.

What's Included

Kyoto tour guide

Transportation fee during the tour

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What's Excluded

Foods (Lunch, Dinner) and drinks

Admission fee

Know before you go

This is a walking tour. The transportation between the spots is by a public transportation.  

Meeting Point

Pick up options can be selected at check out.

Activity Level

Easy

Cancellation Policy
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.
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