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Private Tour Kyoto half day walking tour of Kiyomizu temple and Gion District

4.26(23) reviews
English, Japanese (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 10 people

This is a walking tour from the nearest bus stop. We walk up the slope to Kiyomizu temple thru the area where a lot of shops are lined up.

From Kiyomizu temple we go to Yasaka shrine thru Sannenzaka slope and Ninennzaka slope where we can see traditional view and feel tradional atmosphere. From Yasaka shirine we go to teh Gion district.

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Meeting Point

at any place in Osaka city or Kyoto city

Kiyomizu temple

Sannenzaka and ninenzaka slope

Yasaka Shrine

Gion district

Ending Point

at any place in Osaka city or Kyoto city

What to Expect

Kiyomizu temple is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Kyoto. You can see teh famous huge wooden veranda which is in front of the main hall and projected out of the cliff.

We walk around tradional area and feel tradional atmosphere in Kyoto from Kiyomizu temple to Gion distric

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up , guide's transportation fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, your entrance fee, etc

admission fee for Kiyomizu temple 400yen

Important Information

If you pay extra 10000 yen (transportation fee ), I can also guide you in Hiroshima.

We walk a lot in this tour. Kiyomizu temple is one of the UNESCO world heritage site. The temple was built in the 8th century, however it was burned down many times as same as other temple in Kyoto.

In Kyoto there is a famous festival called Gion Festival which is the festival for Yasaka shrine.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time



Brett P.

Jan 11, 2020

Very informative and interesting morning (4 hour) walking tour of Nara

Akira met us at our hotel in Osaka, and followed our request to make use of our JR passes to get to Nara, even if it wasn't the fastest path there. Despite the tour focusing on Nara, he was also helpful in giving us explanations of some of the different sights and areas of Osaka during the start of our train journey. Once in Nara, he asked for our preferences with regard to walking versus public transportation and expertly accommodated our requests. Thanks to his advice, we saw more of Nara in a few hours than we could have ever hoped to have found on our own. He even offered to go back to Osaka to help us find our way back - even though it went past the four hours of the tour. Thanks Akira!

Dear Brett Thank you for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Nara with me. I was glad that I met a nice couple like you. I hope that you will come back to Japan. Thank you very much. Akira


Tanya D.

Jan 7, 2020

Hiroshima for a day

We had a great day with Akira. We love the personal experience of your own guide to see and do things that we would not normally do. We walked, ferry and Trollied all over Hiroshima and Myajima. He was very open to our questions and allowed us to explore at our own pace

Dear Tanya Thank you so much for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Hiroshima with me. I also enjoyed with you and leared a lot of things from you. I hooe that you will enjoy Kyoto, Tokyo and Hakuba. Please come back to Japan . Thank you very much. Akira


Christina F.

Jan 2, 2020

Knowledgeable and kind guide

I had an amazing day in Kyoto with Akira. He is a very knowledgeable, kind and happy person. Akira met me at the train and even helped me get an earlier and more convenient train back to Tokyo. He goes out of his way to look out for you and make sure you are safely on the train back to wherever you are going. I only had 1 day in Kyoto and Akira filled it with memories that I will cherish forever as we went to so many important and interesting places. He knows so much about Kyoto and I would have never learned so much or seen so many hidden gems without his guidance. He also showed me the best place to get matcha ice cream. I would truly recommend Akira for a wonderful day in Kyoto. Thank you Akira-san!

Dear Christina Thank you so much for your nice review. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed Kyoto with me. I also enjoyed with you I hope that you will return to your place safely and please come back to Japan. Thank you. Akira


Michael V.

Dec 27, 2019

Flexible and accommodating!

Akira is great! He is very accommodating and flexible with what you wish to see. He made suggestions of sites to avoid and sites to definitely see! Highly recommend! Akira’s English is clear and easy to understand. A+++

Dear Michael Thank you so much for your nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed Kyoto with me. I enjoyed with a nice family like you. Please come back to Japan again. Thankyou very much. Akira

$158/ per group

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