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

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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.
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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  • 1
    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
1 Chome Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0862, Japan
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  • 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
Return Details
1 Chome Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0862, Japan
  • English-speaking licensed guide
  • Afternoon tea
  • Local taxes
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
About the operator
By: WaRaiDo Guide Networks
Dunedin, New Zealand
Excellent walking tour
We did this tour a couple of evenings ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Excellent guide with good pace and lots of
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Nigel A
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Gion Night walking tour
Informative waking your just under 2 hours - the history of Gion, geishas and tea parties. We had Pre-booked -
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A walk through the world of the geiko.
The guide really brought the Gion to life. She was able to explain the history and the life of the maiko and
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A really great night out in Gion
A perfect night out looking around the ‘just like the movies’ Gion Geisha district. The guide spoke English very
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Sydney, Australia
Very informative, excellent value
The lovely guide Mia was very informative. We walked for 2 hours and saw a few Geiko and Maiko, she explained
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Alison S
Norah Head, Australia
Awesome night stroll around geisha district
A 1.5hr stroll around the geisha district at night time was very informative, not too fast paced, nice in the dark
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Easton, Maryland
Excellent value for this tour
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Just under two hours in the oh so charming geisha district of Gion. I had read
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Amazing tour with Chie!
We had such a wonderful time on this tour with our guide Chie! She had so much great information to share with us
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Saw four Geishas
This tour was great! I’d highly recommend it. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor.
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Boston, Massachusetts
Fascinating Walk Through Gion
We totally enjoyed our night walking tour of Gion, the principal geisha district of Kyoto. Our guide Provided
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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