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7 Fantastic Districts along Kamo River on foot or by bike

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2000 years ago Japanese Gods fell down to Shimogamo Shrine and Capital had been moved to Kyoto 1200 years ago.

Kyoto Culture developed along Kamo River. Emperor Palace was located on the Western Side of Kama River and many Temples and Shrines were located on the

Eastern Side of Kama River.

The first Kabuki was performed by Okuni , Shrine Maiden at the Riverbed of Kama River.

Would you explore 7 fantastic districts along the Kama River with me ? On foot or by bike!

Kyoto Tour Guide - Eric T.
Eric T.
4.88 / 5
(48 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoto or JR Kyoto Station

08:30 AM

Starting from your Hotel or JR Kyoto Station

Meeting at your Hotel and we will have briefing about Kyoto, such as location, culture & history.

And we will start to the first destination

09:00 AM

The Shimogamo Shrine

Walking through the Primitive Forest of Shiogamao Shrine, where Japanese Gods fell down, we will find the Shito gate and

Mail Hall of Shimogamo Shrine. The gods of Shrine are ancesters of Japanese Emperor.

Please pray for Japanese Gods and get the blessings of Gods.

Stop Japanese consists of 8 million goods , including Mahomet, Jesus & so on.

10:00 AM

The Emperor Palace

The Emperor Palace was moved to the present place 15th century, and you can appreciate more than 8 buildings, including government hall, ceremony Hall residence, and so on.

Please appreciate Japanese Wooden Structures, mainly made of Cypress wood and Cyder Wood.


11:00 AM

Nijo Castle

Yasu Tokugawa unified Japan in 1600 and built the Nijo Castle in 1603.

When he visited Kyoto, he stayed here., because his foundation was located in Edo(Tokyo) and he need to get nominal permission

from Emperor. Stop the Main Hall was built 400 years ago and remains as they were. Please realize the culture, Samurai Culture.

12:20 PM

Nishiki Market area and Lunch

Nishiki market has a history for more than 400 years and Japanese restaurants purchase their ingredients from this marke.

Since Kyoto had been a capital of Japan, hi-quality ingredients gathered to the market.

01:40 PM

Gion District

Gion District is High-class entertainment districts n Kyoto and there are many nice restaurants, where Maiko & Geisha start working from evening time.

Houses are made from wooden particular structures, and You will feel the atmosphere in old days.

02:30 PM

Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka Slope Districts

Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka Districts are the approach street to Kiyomizu Temple.

From 400 years ago Tokyo People came to Kyoto on foot and enjoyed shopping and meal here, on the way to the Kiyomizu Temple.

In old days this area was area of Climbing Koln and there were may shops of pottery

03:30 PM

Sanjusangendo Temple

Sanjusangedo Temple was built by Emperor's request to Shogun and

you will find 1000 image of Buddha , which is located in the Longest wooden

structure in the world., together with 28 guardian dieties.

At the western side Corridor, Japanese Archery contests has been held for more than 400 years

04:30 PM

Returning to your hotel or your final destination in Kyoto

sending back you to your in \kyoto.

Ending Point

Some visiting spots may change, owing to off day of visiting spots.

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What‘s included

Guide Fee

Picking up fee at your Hotel in Kyoto

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What‘s not included

Public Transportation JYen1100 per person n taxi fee.

Public Transportation: JYen900 per day. Taxi: by actual expenses

Entrance Fee Nijo Castle JYen1300 n Kiyomizu Temple JYen500 per one adult, n others free.

Lunch fee abt. JYen1500

If by bicycle, it will cost abt.JYen1700 per person and insurance charges

and parking lot charge

Tour Important Information

Please put on suitable walking shoes with you, because this is walking tour stop we may take taxi for saving time.

Or you can enjoy these places by Bicycle by renting a bicycle.

In order to enjoy the tour, please accept short briefing about culture and history in Kyoto.

If requested, it is possible to amend the schedule for you.

Please note Emperor palace closed on Monday n Nijo Castle closed on Tuesday, and I will offer you another spots instead of them on closed day

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Biking the town was the way to go.

We rented motorized bikes for our family of five. We went to several stops and had a great day.

Rafael P.

Rafael P.

4 / 5
May 14, 2024

Free Time in Kyoto for 5 Hours

Kyoto
5 hours

Great tour

We enjoyed the tour with Eric. He knows the little things that you would never get and he was attentive to our questions and needs. 100% recommended!

Rafael P.

It it my pleasure that I have received your comments to my tour. I hope that You will enjoy more in Japan. I wish if you will contact with me. on your next tour to Japan. Regards Eric Tanaka

Luke M.

Luke M.

5 / 5
Mar 4, 2024

Kyoto 3 highlights & plus one

Kyoto
6 hours 30 min

Eric was great!

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Eric. He showed us some great highlights and was very friendly. Would definitely recommend!

Luke M.

Hi Ms. Luke ! Thank you very much for your comments to the tour. I am happy with your comments that you enjoyed Uji and lunch with me. If possible, please come to Kyoto ,Osaka, Kobe and Nara. Meeting you again in Japan. Regards Eric Tanaka

$293/ per group

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