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  1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto

Kyoto 5-Hour Walking Tour

Product ID: 70193
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Learn about Kyoto's history and culture during a unique 5-hour guided walk. Visit places rarely seen by visitors with an English-speaking guide.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the streets of Kyoto on a walking tour of the city
  • Get insider tips from a knowledgeable guide
  • Visit temples, shrines and handicraft workshops
Full description
Head off the beaten path in Kyoto on this 5-hour guided tour. Visit Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines and traditional Japanese handicraft workshops that are not open to the public.

The tour is led by a knowledgeable guide, who will provide detailed information about the culture and traditions of Kyoto. Learn how Buddhism or Shintoism is incorporated into the daily lives of residents.

The distance covered during the walk is about 3 km and includes a tea break. The tour ends near the famous Kiyomizu-dera temple.

This well-known tour was first offered in 1996 and has appeared in numerous guide books and magazines and on TV around the world.
Includes
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Afternoon tea with Japanese sweets
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Next to the bus terminal at JR Kyoto Station (between the north main gate and Kyoto tower)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Not recommended for participants with serious medical conditions
• Not recommended for pregnant women
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 214 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

WaRaiDo Guide Networks

Product ID: 70193