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Japanese Traditional Food and Sightseeing in Kyoto

Food & Drink

Tamotsu T.

Kyoto
English
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

• This tour features a shrine dedicated to Shintoism and temples to Buddhism of World Heritage Sites in southern Kyoto. You can know architectural styles of two religions and eat Japanese traditional foods including green powdered matcha tea.I am flexible to customize my tour based on your request. Please feel free to contact me..

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Kyoto

9:00-Your Hotel

10:00-Byodo-in Temple - Hoodo Hall or Phoenix Hall

11:30- Ujigami jinja Shrine-Asymmetrical curved roof to offer shelter for worshippers

12:00- Lunch-Japanese traditional food

13:00-Tale of Genji Museum-Must for fans of aristocratic life in the 11th century

15:00-Daigoji Temple -Largest temple complex with more than 80 buildings including five storey pagoda

Other places upon your request

17:00 Your Hotel

Ending Point

At your hotel in Kyoto

What to Expect

You can know the followings

• Japanese traditional food

Udon  A bowl of wheat noodles in hot soup topped with fried tofu or tempura

Domburi A bowl of steamed rice topped with chicken and eggsJapanese traditional food

Sweets Rice Dumplings,Matcha Icecream,Sweet red bean paste on Agar in a pot

Matcha Dumplings

•Byodo-in Temple

Hoodo Hall or Phoenix Hall used for the design on back of the 10yen coin , one of the country's most well-known examples of Buddhist architecture

Hoshokan Museum exhibiting the original temple bell and phoenix roof ornaments

• Ujigami jinja Shrine

Honden or sanctuary, the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan, characterized by its asymmetrical curved roof to offer shelter for worshippers

• Tale of Genji Museum

Exhibition of upper-class life in the Heian period from 794 to 1185 using life-size models, videos and illustrations

•Daigoji Temple

Largest temple complex with more than 80 buildings , the Sambo-in, the Shimo-Daigo and the Kami-Daigo

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (about 1000 JPY per person, for you and guide), lunch (about 1500 JPY per person, entrance fee (for you and guide)

Byodo-in Temple 600 or 900JPY depending on visiting spots

Daigoji Temple 800 to 2000JPY depending on season and visiting spots

Important Information

Available every day other than Sundays

•We use public transport.

•Walking shoes are recommended


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

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee?

We use public transportation, the cost will be approx. 1,000 yen per person

$244/ per group

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