Certified National Guide and Certified Domestic Travel Supervisor with English score TOEIC 925 and Kyoto Tourism Culture Certification 2nd Class guides you to eastern Kyoto using basically public transportation. If time permitts, you may visit maiko town (Gion). If you wish to experience Japanese pub,
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At the lobby of Hotel Granvia in Kyoto station or at your hotel if located around central part of Kyoto city.
Sanjusangendo temple houses 1001 statues of Buddha. One and 500 each on both sides
Yasaka pagoda five-story pagoda, a symbol of Kyoto located near Ninenzaka slope.
Kodaiji temple built by the wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi who ruled Japan 1582-1598 for 16 years. The temple has small scale bamboo grove.
Yasaka shrine is one of the most oldest and powerful shrines in Japan founded in 656.
Gion area with so many machiya. If you are lucky you may see maiko walking of the street.
Downtown area, your hotel or any place you prefer during the tour
The guide is Certified National Gide, Certified Domestic Travel Supervisor and entitled Kyoto Tourism Culture Certification 2nd Class (so called Kyoto Kentei) with skill of English TOEIC 925. You are rest assured with my certified professional guiding.
As the guide is so good at drawing that you will enjoy 40-50 illustrations to know interesting facts about the places you visit.
The guests receive followings as gifts:
IF you use traffic card such as PASMO, O-O-O (only one original) card case on the earth is presented as a gift. You can touch the card in the case at the gates. If you do not use such card, other gifts are prepared.
Japanese food menu finding lists
Guide maps of Kyoto, Osaka and Nara
8 usefle Japanese vocaburaries
Kyoto bus map
guide fee, hotel pick-up in central Kyoto area. entrance fee of the guide except for some places, smiles and skill of communication of the guide.
transportation fee of you and guide, taxi fare if used, entrance fee, lunch, dinner etc. Entrance fee are:
Sanjusangendo temple 600 yen, Kodaiji temple 600 yen. All prices are for one adult.
The guest should wear easy walking shose and have umbrella just in case. If you visit Kyoto in summer, please prepare cap or hat and beverage to avoid heat injury. The guests should have travel insurance and enough Japanese yen, because some restaurants do not accept cards. The guide does not cover insurance if anything happend with you.
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Dear Mr. Shapiro It was a great time with you in Kyoto. I do hope your nice trip back to Phoenix! Eiji