Kyoto Highlights Private Tour: Kinkakuji, Fushimi Inari Shrine, & Kiyomizudera

Explore the famous temples and shrines of Kyoto and learn about the history of Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan in your very own private guided tour. See Kinkakuji, also known as the Golden Pavilion, a Zen temple in northern Kyoto famous for it’s stunning gold leaf covered exterior. Step back in time as you walk through the thousands of red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine. Discover the breathtaking views of Kiyomizudera Temple. Learn about the history of Kyoto and the lives and beliefs of the local people. Explore the spiritual side of Japan and book your TripleLights Kyoto private tour today.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Explore the famous temples and shrines of Kyoto and learn about the history of Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan in your very own private guided tour. See Kinkakuji, also known as the Golden Pavilion, a Zen temple in northern Kyoto famous for it’s stunning gold leaf covered exterior. Step back in time as you walk through the thousands of red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine. Discover the breathtaking views of Kiyomizudera Temple. Learn about the history of Kyoto and the lives and beliefs of the local people. Explore the spiritual side of Japan and book your TripleLights Kyoto private tour today.

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Stop At: Kinkakuji Temple, 1 Kinkakujicho, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8361 Kyoto Prefecture

Known as the Golden Pavilion, this Zen temple in northern Kyoto is an iconic landmark for it’s stunning gold leaf covered exterior. Learn the history of this temple and Buddhism in Japan. Enjoy the 4 seasons of the tranquil picturesque Kinkakuji with it’s forest backdrop as it overlooks the pond. Take a stroll through the gardens, and discover the Sekkatei Teahouse. Admission: 400 yen per person

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0882 Kyoto Prefecture

Famous for it’s thousands of red torii gates and fox statues, Fushimi Inari is a mountainside network of trails interconnecting multiple shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Explore the mountain trails and discover the natural overlook view of Kyoto. Learn about the history of Fushimi Inari and Shintoism in Japan as you trek through nature trails and see the various shrines.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862 Kyoto Prefecture

Discover the breathtaking Kiyomizudera Temple. Standing 13 meters above the hillside, Kiyomizudera sits atop a wooden stage and gives visitors an unforgettable view of the cherry and maple trees and Kyoto city. Visit Jishu Shrine, famous for enshrining the deity of love and matchmaking. Drink from the Otowa Waterfall, to gain either longevity, success at school, or love. See also the Okunoin Hall, the Koyasu Pagoda, and the bustling Higashiyama District. Admission: 400 yen per person

Duration: 3 hours