NijyoCastle, time slip to Edo period

Toshiyo O.

4.63(156) reviews
Kyoto
English
2 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

The castle is located in the center of Kyoto city and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. It was originally built in 1603 as the offic...

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel

Elegant and gorgeous paitings, 33 rooms

Ending Point

Nijo Caslte

What to Expect

The castle is located in the center of Kyoto city and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. It was originally built in 1603 as the official Kyoto residence of the first Tokugawa Shogun,Ieyasu. Nijo Caslte is one of the finest examples of early Edo period and Momoyama culture in Japan, as it makes splendid use of early Edo period building designs, lavish paintings, and carvings that Iemitsu generously commissioned. In 1867, when Yoshinobu, the fifteenth Tokugawa Shogun returned soverignty to the Emperor, the caslte became the property of the Imperial family. Inside Ninomaru Palace Yoshinobu summoned the coultry's feudal lords and declared that soverignty would be restored to the Emperor. There are two Japanese gardens.You can enjoy the bearutiful scenary.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide) entrance fee(600yen/person)

Important Information

I can guide in Kyoto,Nara Osaka Koyasan and Shiga. I can also take guests to Kouyasan . I can also guide you in the evening.

1 person is OK .

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Stephanie M.

Dec 2, 2020

Kyoto Fun!

Toshiyo was such a great guide! very communicative before the trip. 1/2 day in kyoto, 2 adults, & 2 kids (6 & 8). she gave us great information we would have missed if she wasn't with us. helped us with the Bus. kept my kids engaged. it was a great introduction to beautiful Kyoto! thank you for all your suggestions Toshiyo!

Toshiyo O.

Hi Stephanie Thank you very much for having me as your guide. I am very glad you liked Kyoto. I was much impressed by your beautiful family. I hope you will come back in cherry blossoms season. Best regards. Toshiyo

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Prasanna S.

Aug 24, 2020

tour in Kyoto

Toshi is a great tour guide. She has a lot of energy and is very knowledgable. I enjoyed going to the temples/shrines with Toshi. She would come up with some surprising details that made the visit so much more enjoyable. I would highly recommend Toshiyo as a guide.

Toshiyo O.

Dear Prasanna Thank you very much for your warm hearted review. I appreciate your coming to hot Kyoto. I am happy you enjoyed very quiet Kyoto. I hope to see you again. Best regards. Toshiyo

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Dennis Y.

Mar 13, 2020

Visit to Osaka

Toshiyo was very knowledgeable of the Osaka area. With several places closed she was still able to provide a full day of visiting various sites.

Toshiyo O.

Dear l Dennis Thank you very much for having me as your guide. I am afraid we walked a lot but I hope you enjoyed Osaka, Kyoto and Nara. I appreciate your kindness. Thank you very much. Best regards. Toshiyo

Dorothy S.

Feb 19, 2020

Kyoto and Nara

We have traveled extensively and Toshiyo was the best tour guide. She was a most gracious and knowledgeable companion in visiting these historic sites. Toshiyo is very special and we are very grateful that we met her!

Toshiyo O.

Dear Dorothy and Moses, Thank you very much for your warm hearted review. I appreciate you having me as your guide for your precious trip to Kyoto and Nara. I was much impressed and moved by your stories. I hope you had a great time in Japan and will come back again. Toshiyo

$45/ per group