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Nishiki Market & Gion District including Yasaka Shrine & Kenninji Temle in Kyoto, Half Day

Eric T.

4.86(35) reviews
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 8 people

Let's walk around Nishiki Market and Gion District, including Yasaka Shrine & Kenninji Temple.

Nishiki Market is 6 block long and offers you dellcious food in Kyto, and at Gion District,you realize traditional wooden houses of Geisha houses, restaurants.

Yasaka is Guardian Shrine of Gion and Kenninji temple offers several beautiful gardens and cultural assets.

Check out what we are going to do.
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Meeting Point

at your hotel in Kyoto

Nishi Market (Food Court in Kyoto) and please try to taste some food.

Gion district, including Hanamikoji St.. Shirakawa South St., Shinbashi St. & Tatsumi Shrine

Yasaka Shrine, where Gion Festival is originated, and is the guardian deity of Gion District.

Kenninji Temple, where you enjoy 3 kinds of Japanese gardens, and national treasure and cultural assets.

Ending Point

at your hotel in Kyoto or final destination

What to Expect

Nishiki Market is food court in Kyoto, you can try to taste Kyoto foods, the please find your favorites.

The Shirakawa South St and Shimbashi St. are one the best photogenic placess for TV commercial and sight-seeing peoples.

At Hanamikoji St., many Geisha houses and restaurants are located, where you may have a chance to meet real Maiko & Geiko.

Yasaka shrine is the guardian shrine of Gion District and will hold thr Gion Festival through July, one of the best three Festival in Japan.

And the Kenninji Temple was erected about 800 years ago, under Zen-Buddist Temple of Rinsai Sect, and had been supported by Samurai Warriors,

where you can appreciate some important cultural assets and beatiful gardens.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide Free

Pick-up at Hotel in Kyoto

What‘s not included

Transportation charge (you & guide)

Entrance charge: Kenninji (J.yen500)


Important Information

Since this is walking tour, please put on suitable shoes.

In the Gion area, you may have a chance of meeting real Geisha of Maiko, and taking photes from outside however you cannot take photo with them, because you are not

a guest for them.

AT the Kenninji Temple, you are requested to take off shoes.

At the Nishiki Market, you are requested not to touch food direcly.

Trough this tour, the areas are sight-seeing places, and then please do not smoke.

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



Kristine B.

Feb 10, 2020

Fantastic Specialized Tour

We contacted Eric at the very last minute to do a very abbreviated tour. He took us exactly where we wanted to go and helped us meet our timing constraints. We had a fantastic time. We enjoyed the information he shared with us about the places we went to see.

Eric T.

Ms Kristine Thank you for your comments Please enjoy Japan another couple of days Eric Tanaka


Rosemary W.

Feb 5, 2020

Thank you Eric!

Many thanks to Eric for his well planned tour around the Gion area and his patience during the trip!

Eric T.

Ms Rosemary Thank you for your comments and It is my pleasure that your mom enjoyed shopping Please come to Kyoto again Regards Eric Tanaka


Margie M.

Jan 13, 2020

GION and Kyoto

Good guide but was disappointed on the transport pick up and drop off. We asked Eric to pick us up and drop off at hotel. Demanded money for a cab there and back and then asked for additional money to cover. Very unprofessional.

Eric T.

Sorry for causing you to pay extra money I will pay attention about this matter. EricTanaka


Kunal G.

Jan 12, 2020

Fantastic, knowledgeable, friendly - we had a fantastic experience!

Eric was fantastic. From the moment we booked he was super friendly, communicated effectively and made our life super easy. On the tour itself he was very flexible to make sure we covered everything we wanted to, but also added his unique perspective on the beautiful sites of Kyoto. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend anyone to approach him!

Eric T.

Mr Kunal I appreciated your comments to the tour on Dec 31 I am Happy to hear that you enjoyed tour with me Please come to Japan and have a wonderful time. Thanks and regards Eric Tanaka

$118/ per group

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