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Kyoto Bar Hopping Night Tour provided by Magical Trip

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Overview
-Drink like a local! Bar hopping in the backstreets of Pontocho- To start this All-in-one bar hopping tour that Drinks & Foods are all included, our local guide will take you to an izakaya bar (a local tavern) on Pontocho street, one of the most well known night streets, full of local izakayas. We will be taking you to places only the locals know and recommend, making for a one and only experience! -Various drink and izakaya food tastings- We'll continue bar hopping in the backstreets of Kyoto. You can try some authentic izakayas that serve yakitori or sashimi with crisp, cold draft beer. If you're a sake-lover, we will help you navigate through a sake standing bar that serves Kyoto-made sake. You can enjoy the night like a local! Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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You'll start at
Statue of Izumo-no-Okuni
Kawabatacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0076, JapanGion Shijo Station, right outside of Exit 5, in front of Izumo no Okuni Statue. Your guide will be holding an orange board saying "Magical Trip".
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  • Pass by Gion
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    Pontocho
    Stop: 3 hours -
    Hop through 3 bars in Ponto-cho or Kiyamachi area
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    Pass by Kamogawa River
You'll end at
Statue of Izumo-no-Okuni
Kawabatacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0076, JapanGion Shijo Station, right outside of Exit 5, in front of Izumo no Okuni Statue. Your guide will be holding an orange board saying "Magical Trip".
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Important Information
Departure Point
Statue of Izumo-no-Okuni, Kawabatacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0076, Japan
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 3 Drinks & 1 Food Plate (You can select from our special menu) (Vegan menu available)
  • Hopping 3 local izakaya bars with a local guide
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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S E wrote a review Mar. 2020
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The tour with the cute Akari went through several locations and offered some of Kyotos specialties for food and drinks. We had matcha beer, a tasting of different kinds of sake and fine japanese whisky just to name a few. Akari also gave lots of good information about japanese
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Date of experience: March 2020
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wackro wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Taka put effort into personalising the tour with his choice of bars. He explained the ideas behind Japanese whisky and sake (as we drank some examples). Very interesting. He also went the extra mile and showed me an excellent place to get ramen. Top marks!
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INJMVO wrote a review Mar. 2020
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A tour trough the some of the famous bars of Kyoto with a sociable host to show you around. Are you always scared to go inside a bar en look at the japanese menu? The english talking host makes sure your comfortable en even lets a english menu come to help you order! It was a
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Date of experience: March 2020
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NWA wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Ken showed me some awesome hotspots for locals and I experienced several new drinks. Thank you very much for all this valuable information. Had a great night!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Maggie wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Was just me on the tour, however Ayumi was great, very friendly and knowledgeable. Had a great time regardless!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Thanks Jenny!
Had a great time with Jenny on this Kyoto food tour! We went to two different restaurants and a bar, and I got to
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Want to do it again!
Shu is a fantastic guide! Really friendly, explains everything you need to know at the various stopping points alon
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Terrific experience
I was shown around by the lovely Mai- a fantastic guide as well as conversationalist! It was great to see parts of
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It's the way to go!
It was great going on the back route and seeing quiet parts of Kyoto and the mountain! Yoko gave so much good infor
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Fantastic guide
My son and I had a wonderful day with Ken! Our tour was extremely full of yummy food sightseeing and ABUNDANCE of
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mariechristinz2020
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Good memories
great way to explore a big part of kyoto. Had a great time with great food. Would highly recommend this tour!
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Very informative and off the beaten tourist track.
Masa is a great guide. Very informative tour and the route takes you to places that as a tourist you won’t be able
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Enjoyable night
Because I travel alone I like to do some activity’s and this is one you should try. Not only for the food but also
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993bella
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Great experience
This really is a very special tour where you get to experience nature and history in a very unique way. Jeff the to
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189issym
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Amazing, unique and beautiful!
Chii and Jeff were amazing! They effortlessly lead our group through the hidden spots surrounding Fushimi Inari. Th
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Great food and company
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Great magical tour!
Thank you Akiko san! This was a great tour. I learned a lot about fushimi inari, it was get interesting. Even t
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Ken-to our guide was amazing and fun his knowledge and patience in helping us learn words was great He gave us ple
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Food was great but the guide made it better
Mai was perfect! Her English was excellent and her enthusiasm was even better. It was just what we wanted. Good cho
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