Kyoto Half-Day Small-Group or Private CulturalTour

Savor the beauty and charm of Kyoto on this cultural walking tour. An ancient yet elegant city, Kyoto showcases all that is refined and unique about Japanese culture. Wander with your knowledgeable guide through Zen gardens, visit shrines and temples, and catch glimpses of geishas in their kimonos. Numbers are limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate experience.
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Savor the beauty and charm of Kyoto on this cultural walking tour. An ancient yet elegant city, Kyoto showcases all that is refined and unique about Japanese culture. Wander with your knowledgeable guide through Zen gardens, visit shrines and temples, and catch glimpses of geishas in their kimonos. Numbers are limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate experience.

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Stop At: Tofukuji Temple, 15-chōme-778 Honmachi, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0981, Japan

One of the oldest and largest Zen temples in Japan and some historical buildings dating back to the 1300’s. Famous for autumn leaves from its over 2,000 maple trees.
At one of the temple buildings, Hojo, visitors can admire a variety gardens designed by Mirei Shigemori, well-known garden designer.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fushimi Inari Taisha, 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchichō, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, 612-0882, Japan

Fushimi Inari is the most important of all the shrines in Japan dedicated to Inari, the god of rice and business, and was first built in the 8th century.
It is now one of the most popular spots in Kyoto with stunning path covered with thousands of red torii gates.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gion, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

One of the most famous spots in Kyoto and the heart of unique Maiko and Geisha culture. The streets are filled with shops, restaurants and ochaya where Maiko and Geisha perform. Gion is beautiful at night when lanterns are lit.

Duration: 45 minutes