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Kyoto Urban Adventures

Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Kyoto Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Kyoto. They range from 3 to 8 hour adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and...more
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Minami, Kyoto 601-8449, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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+81 80-3550-8449
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this tour last minute as we wanted to gain some local knowledge of the stunning Kyoto. We had ten in our tour group and the guide was incredibly knowledgeable (excellent English) and made the tour very relaxed yet informative. It...More

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VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review. It was our pleasure to guide you around Kyoto. We am glad you loved the culture and enjoyed the day and the suggestions and the great style of leading in the area the team know well. Looking forward...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing culture and history insights as this easy riding tour took us through the quiet streets of Kyoto and visited ancient temples and rustic neighbourhoods. Thoroughly recommend to anyone who is bike riding capableMore

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VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review Roy. It was our pleasure to guide you on the bike around Kyoto. We am glad you loved the culture and enjoyed the history information included during the day and the suggestions and the great style of leading...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful way to see the wonderful Kyoto with a local guide and a great English speaking at that Yuta. Not only did he provide us with details of all the areas visited, he provided us a little free time to wonder and ask...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kyles and Stu k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four (including two young-adult children) spent half a day with Yuta, cycling around Kyoto, along the main river, taking in the Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Bhuddist temple, the path of philosophy and the backstreets of Miyagawa-cho (Geisha district). We are big fans of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank philipg795
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yuta showed us around several major historic sites in Kyoto, offering a locals insight and a great understanding of both Shinto and Buddhist traditions. It was a highlight of our stay, and I would recommend this to anyone staying from a couple days to weeks!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kitgm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our last day in Kyoto and boy what a day! Our tour guide Yuta was awesome! Very friendly and extremely good English (having spent time living in Canada and Australia) we had an awesome group of people in our tour which encouraged us...More

Thank benvawdrey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great tour. Our guide Yuta was friendly, extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour which made it a very enjoyable experience. I would 100% recommend this tour for people wanting to get out and see some traditional temples and shrines...More

Thank J4star
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Uta was very knowledgeable and showed us some cool shines and temples in Kyoto. We saw a Michael and a Geisha at one of our stops. He also was very good about taking pictures of us. I'd definitely recommend going!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Kohei , a walking tour for 3 and 1/2 hours. Met at Kyoto-Shi Station and travelled out to Tofukuji temple, a Zen Buddhist temple, walked on to Inari Shinto shrine, and trained back to the old Gino district. Everywhere we...More

Thank suzyQoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I joined a walking tour by night through Kyoto‘s Gion quarter and other areas of Kyoto for approx 3 hours. Our guide Kohei did a great job in showing us Kyoto’s beautiful sights e.g. temples, shrines, beautiful narrow streets as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Thank you info @ kyotourbadventures. com , Kind regards
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made 3 stops at various Temples and/or Shinto Shrines and were able to take photos THERE and along the river there is time to stop too. We also took one stop for pastries which our guide Lulu provided 3/4 of the way... More
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was easy to bike around the crowded tourist areas...I think because we had a guide plus 11 of us riding behind her so when people saw us coming, they moved out of the way. So many people are on bikes, it's the best way to... More
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