1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Gion

Kyoto: Nishiki Market and Gion Cultural Walking Food Tour

Product ID: 66057
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Visit Nishiki Market and discover “Kyoto’s Kitchen.” Taste local food and learn about Japanese culture along the way. Enjoy some matcha tea and Japanese sweets in the geisha district of Gion.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste many types of food unique to Kyoto
  • Visit the historic Nishiki Market
  • Learn more about the culture of geisha and "maiko"
Full description
Visit historic Nishiki Market to see and taste many foods unique to Kyoto. Learn what makes the cuisine so different from Tokyo as you tuck into dishes such as yuba (tofu skin), pickled vegetables, sesame crackers, croquettes, and hamo (Japanese pike conger eel).

Try a Japanese omelet. Enjoy a little sake. Then, visit a small shrine dedicated to the God of Education, where students go to pray for success in their studies. Next, enter the famous geisha district of Gion to taste some Japanese sweets. Learn about the geisha culture along the way.
Includes
  • English guide
  • Food on the menu
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

In front of main gate of Daimaru Kyoto department. It's in front of the "Shijo Takakura bus stop" along main big Shijo-dori street. There are two Daimaru department stores. This is not Fujii Daimaru. Please be careful, if you come by taxi.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• If you have severe dietary restrictions, it may not be possible to arrange food for you

From US$ 90.85 per person

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Product ID: 66057