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5-Hour Guided Walking Tour - Walk in Kyoto, Talk in English - with unbiased reviews

5-Hour Guided Walking Tour - Walk in Kyoto, Talk in English

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Overview
Find Kyoto's lesser-known temples, shops, and shrines on a walking tour that explores the former capital of Japan. This half-day tour goes off the beaten path to Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and shops with artisan handicrafts and traditional goods. Your tour includes an afternoon tea stop and insightful commentary from your guide. Please note: This tour runs annually between March and November with dates subject to change.
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You'll start at
Aqua Fantasy
902 Higashishiokōjichō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8216, JapanIn front of JR Kyoto Station (Kyoto Tower side), at small square 10 steps down called AQUA FANTASY, which is located in the eastern side of the Kyoto City Bus terminal.
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    Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Ayako Tenmangu Shrine
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Nintendo Original Building
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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You'll end at
Kyoto
1 Chome Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0862, Japan
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Highlights
  • Includes afternoon tea break and insightful commentary
  • Escape the crowds of the top attractions to see another side of Kyoto
  • Learn about Japan's history and religious traditions
  • Walking tour proceeds at a leisurely pace suitable for most people
Important Information
Departure Point
Aqua Fantasy, 902 Higashishiokōjichō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan
Duration
5h
Return Details
1 Chome Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0862, Japan
Inclusions
  • English-speaking licensed guide
  • Afternoon tea
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Food
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Caitlin D wrote a review 7 Dec
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Our guide, Mie, was awesome. She really had us walking all over Central and Eastern Kyoto. She was very personable, informative, and took us to a number of locations we'd never find on our own unless completely by accident or by opening doors to places that looks like a
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Date of experience: November 2019
A.J wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
Our guide Chako was very friendly, and was very knowledgeable about the places we visited throughout the tour. The tour itself was a nice change of pace from all bustling streets filled with tourists, and I saw many great artisan shops which I never would have found wandering
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Fiona wrote a review Nov 2019
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It’s a great walk. Our guide is very nice. Got to know lots of hidden spots and stories. Highly recommend.
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mechakev wrote a review Nov 2019
6 contributions
My wife and I went on the tour, really enjoyed it, tour guide was excellent. Would highly recommend to those visiting.
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Rob C wrote a review Nov 2019
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Aiyan was fantastic and very knowledgeable and personable sharing aspects of her own life as we walked among the old side of Kyoto and saw behind the scenes. Great insight into the traditions, religions, and people of Kyoto. Rob and Maria (Melbourne, Australia)
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Date of experience: November 2019
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