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Book this popular 5-hour Kyoto walking tour and learn the history and culture of Kyoto from a licensed guide. This unique walking tour was actually started in 1996 as the original tour of this kind in Japan further enhances the value of guided tours by covering hidden spots that are rarely known by most of the visitors. This walking tour will show you not only the amazing history and heritage of Kyoto but also the local lifestyle of people in Kyoto.Please note: This seasonal tour runs annually between March and November. The dates are subject to change.

Gathering at 10:00 AM in front of JR Kyoto Station, you will walk around off-the-beaten paths in Kyoto. During the 5-hour walking tour, you will visit hidden Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, traditional Japanese handicrafts ateliers and shops, etc., which are not open to the public. Our tour is guided by knowledgeable and friendly guide with national license. The guide will provide detailed information and stories about life and traditions of Kyoto, for example, what is the lifestyle of Kyoto people, what the annual events are like, how Buddhism or Shintoism is incorporated into their daily lives, and also the culture and tradition of Japan in general. Walking distance is about 3 km including tea break on the way and the tour concludes near the famous Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Location: Kyoto, Japan

Duration: 5 hours

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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Additional Information

    Operates: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from March to November 2016

    Departure Point:
    JR Kyoto Station

    Departure Time: 10:00 AM

    Return Details:
    Near Kiyomizu-dera Temple

  • Inclusions:
    • English-speaking licensed guide
    • Afternoon tea
    • Local taxes

  • Exclusions:
    • Food
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult

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