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Walking tour in Eastern Kyoto

Art, Culture, & Historical
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Since there are so many beautiful places densely in eastern Kyoto, we can take a walking tour there. Please add or skip some. This is an example of a walking tour in eastern Kyoto, emphasizing history and culture. We will use the train only once or twice.

Kyoto Tour Guide - Shuji O.
Shuji O.
4.89 / 5
(9 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

at your hotel lobby in Kyoto or the station

09:30 AM

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

Popular for the countless vermilion Torii Gates

We will use the JR or the Keihan line to get there.

10:40 AM

A hidden gem. Highly recommended.

It has a nice nickname 'Rainbow Moss Temple.'

Very nice architecture. You can sit quietly and enjoy the beautiful garden.

You can enjoy tea (only in autumn).

Take a train to Shichijo

12:00 PM

Sanjusangendo Temple

The longest wooden building in the world, with a thousand Buddha statues inside. It was built in the 12th century.

Amazing space!

12:40 PM

Lunch

Lunch at casual restaurant

01:30 PM

Chishakuin Temple

A unique temple that has a wonderful garden and beloved masterpieces of the 16th century with a sad story. This temple is the headquarters of one Buddhist school which has a full of ups and downs history.

Walk to the Kiyomizu Temple.

02:30 PM

Kiyomizu Temple

Stunning views and unique architecture.

Must-see in Kyoto

Walk to Higashiyama Hills (sannenzaka, ninennzaka)

03:30 PM

Higashiyama Hills (Sannenzaka hills)

Atmospheric hills to Yasaka area.

Downhill course with stairs. There are many shops, restaurants, and temples alongside. Photogenic spot.

04:00 PM

Gion district

The historical area where Geisha (female artist) lives.

I will explain in which house a geisha lives.

We shouldn't be Paparazzi.

05:00 PM

Ending Point

Your hotel or where you never get lost

Ending Point

At your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

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What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and the guide) for a train (about 400 yen/per person)

lunch

admission fees (about 2000 yen/per person, no guide needed)

Tour Important Information

We will walk on the paved road. But we go up and down stairs. So, please put on easy walking shoes. Please take water with you. Please walk with your speed. There are so many photo spots.

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I can guide you in Hiroshima or Kanazawa if you pay my transportation fee.

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Kyoto Tour Reviews

Super time in kyoto

We had a great time in Kyoto. A beautiful city in every aspect. Shuji our guide showed us the beautiful highlights of the area and he also showed us lots of beautiful gardens which we love to look at. He was a very nice person and we enjoyed having him as our guide.

Rita H.

Thank you for the great review. We enjoyed lots of cherry blossoms everywhere, including a hidden gem. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip to Japan. Thank you very much.

Beautiful cherry blossoms in Kyoto

Shuji was a lovely tour guide in Kyoto. He was very knowledgeable about history since he had been a high school history teacher and that was very helpful. He showed us many beautiful spots for cherry blossoms. While we had to cut the tour short due to a medical issue which Shuji was very helpful with, we enjoyed our time and the sights with him. He would be an excellent tour guide for Kyoto. Thank you Shuji!

Amy H.

Thanks for the great review. You were both a great dad and mom. I'm glad if I could be a helpful guide for you all. It was a rainy, but still a beautiful day for us all. Thank you very much.

Ellen T.

Ellen T.

5 / 5
Mar 30, 2024

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Enjoyed our Osaka tour

Shuiji provided a very good tour of the Osaka castle, Sky Tower and sake brewery. He was most helpful in arranging taxi service for us. Thank you Shuji!

Ellen T.

Thank you very much for your kind words. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the today’s tour although you were feeling bad yesterday. We were lucky to meet the nice taxi driver. I hope you enjoy your long journey in Japan.

$326/ per group

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