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Riddles of the Golden Pavillion and the Rock Garden

Highlights

Eiji H.

5.00(1) reviews
Kyoto
English, Japanese (Native)
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Most of the tourists do not know the hidden secrets of the Golden Pavillion and the Rock Garden. The guide will explain them by showing many illustrations drown by the guide.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

at the lobby of Hotel Granvia or your hotel if it is located somewhere center of Kyoto city.

13:00 Meeting at lobby of Hotel Granvia(Kyoto station) or your hotel if it is located center of the city.

13:45 to 16:00 visit at the Golden Pavillion and the Rock Garden

16:30-17:00 visit at Nishiki Food Market

Ending Point

at the exit of Nishiki Food Market

What to Expect

Most of tourists visiting two famoust temples, Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Pavillion) and Ryoan-ji (the Rock Garden) do not know riddles stemming from the temples. The guests will see many illustrations in which those riddles are explained. Especially, the Rock Garden is full with the riddles. When it was made, who designed the garden, how it was built, how 15 rocks are laid. The guide entertains you with original

illustrations. At the Golden Pavillion, you will see ruin of another hidden pond beside the existing pond.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick up.

What‘s not included

transportation (you and the guide), your entrance fee. one day bus pass is 600 yen per adult. entrance fee of the Golden Pavillion 400 yen, the Rock Garden 500 yen per adult and no entrance fee at Nishiki Food Market. fee for the child under 12 is almost half of the adult.

Important Information

My explanation is very persuasive because it is based on the articles written in some books. However, it is not absolute.

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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Bruce S.

Oct 30, 2019

enjoyed. kyoto

great knowledge and insites

Eiji H.

Dear Mr. Shapiro It was a great time with you in Kyoto. I do hope your nice trip back to Phoenix! Eiji

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