Kyoto Historical Highlights Cycling Tour with the Golden Pavilion

– Kick off the tour by checking out Nijo Castle and Seimei Shrine
You will be surprised to find how calm and peaceful this ancient city is! Start this historical sights tour by learning about Nijo Castle and how to pray at a Japanese shrine at the unique Seimei Shrine.

– Breeze through the old capital’s Imperial Palace and enjoy a delicious lunch at a Japanese tea house!
After seeing the magical golden pavilion get ready to cycle again for a nice downhill ride to the Imperial Palace where your guide will give you some insights to the old days!

– Enjoy the local Kyoto oasis that is Kamogawa river with a relaxing cycle
After chowing down on some delicious Kyoto cuisine and taking a break hop back on your bike and finish the tour off with a super-relaxing ride.

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!
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




– Kick off the tour by checking out Nijo Castle and Seimei Shrine
You will be surprised to find how calm and peaceful this ancient city is! Start this historical sights tour by learning about Nijo Castle and how to pray at a Japanese shrine at the unique Seimei Shrine.

– Breeze through the old capital’s Imperial Palace and enjoy a delicious lunch at a Japanese tea house!
After seeing the magical golden pavilion get ready to cycle again for a nice downhill ride to the Imperial Palace where your guide will give you some insights to the old days!

– Enjoy the local Kyoto oasis that is Kamogawa river with a relaxing cycle
After chowing down on some delicious Kyoto cuisine and taking a break hop back on your bike and finish the tour off with a super-relaxing ride.

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!

Itinerary
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Pass By: Gion, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

Start the Kyoto Historical Bike Tour from Gion district

Stop At: Nijo Castle, 541 Nijo-jo-cho, Horikawa-nishi-iru, Nijo-jo-dori, Nakagyo-Ku, Kyoto 604-8301 Kyoto Prefecture

Kick off the tour by taking a brief stop off in front of Nijo Castle where your guide will introduce you to it’s historical importance and background.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Seimei Shrine, 806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8222 Kyoto Prefecture

Check out this unique shrine where your guide will teach you the proper way to enter and pray at a Japanese shrine.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Your guide will next show you around the beautiful Golden Pavilion! (Kinkakuji Temple)

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Kyoto Imperial Palace, 3 Kyoto-Gyoen, Kamigyo-Ku, Kyoto 602-0881 Kyoto Prefecture

Stop by Kyoto Imperial Palace to get insights into its deep history from your guide

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kamogawa River, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture

Soak up the relaxing atmosphere of the Kamogawa River as you glide by on your bike.

Pass By: Heian Shrine, 97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8341 Kyoto Prefecture

Pass by Heian Shrine

Stop At: Japan, 〒606-8391 Kyoto, Sakyo Ward, Shōgoin Nishimachi, 6 西尾八ツ橋の里

Enjoy a delicious local Kyoto lunch or desert and stroll around the beautiful Japanese garden.

Duration: 50 minutes