Private Kyoto Custom One Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle

Whether you are visiting Kyoto with your family or a group of friends, this is a perfect private tour by a chartered vehicle. Depending on the size of your group, a vehicle (limousine, van, or bus) with be provided to ensure highest level of comfort for your tour. Visit some of the must-see attractions in Kyoto -Kinkakuji Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha, and Nijo Castle. This tour offers both guided and no guide option.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Whether you are visiting Kyoto with your family or a group of friends, this is a perfect private tour by a chartered vehicle. Depending on the size of your group, a vehicle (limousine, van, or bus) with be provided to ensure highest level of comfort for your tour. Visit some of the must-see attractions in Kyoto -Kinkakuji Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha, and Nijo Castle. This tour offers both guided and no guide option.

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

Kinkakuji literally means “Temple of the Golden Pavilion” in Japanese. As one of Kyoto’s most symbolic attractions, Kinkakuji is a three-story building with the top two stories covered with pure gold leaf.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sanjusangendo Temple, 657 Sanjusangendo Mawaricho, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0941 Kyoto Prefecture

Sanjusangendo is a Buddist template founded by the famous samurai and politician Taira no Kiyomori in 1164. The template is famous for its massively long main hall dating from, and 1,001 life-sized, wooden statues of Kannon, the goddess of mercy along with two famous statues of Fūjin and Raijin.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Fushimi Inari Taisha, 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchichō, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, 612-0882, Japan

Fushimi Inari Taisha is one of the most photogenic attractions in Kyoto known for the thousands of vermilion torii gates lining up behind the main shrine. Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of the kami Inari, the kami of rice and agriculture, but merchants and manufacturers also worship Inari as the patron of business. The torii gates were donated by Japanese businesses in the Edo period (1603-1868) to have a wish come true or in gratitude for a wish that came true.

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

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nijo Castle was built by the Tokugawa shogunate founded by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Edo Period (1603-1867). The castle was built as his residence with approx. 68 acres of surface area, consisting of two concentric rings of fortifications – the Ninomaru Palace and the ruins of the Honmaru Palace. Enter the Nijo Castle grounds through a large gate and continue venturing further into the castle to visit Ninomaru Palace, where was served as Tokugawa shogun’s residence and office during his visits to Kyoto.

Duration: 1 hour