Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple

281 Reviews

  • Location: Kyoto, Japan
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2142KYO_N100

Experience the magic of Kyoto on a full-day sightseeing tour of Japan's cultural jewel. You'll visit Kyoto's most popular attractions by coach and enjoy a Japanese - western set lunch.


Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Hotel pickup included

Known as the cradle of Japan's cultural heritage, Kyoto was Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is now the country's seventh largest city, with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face, though it remains Japan's most traditional city. Visit the main temple highlights of Kyoto on this full-day tour including:

Nijo Castle

The Kyoto Residence of the Tokugawa Shogun built in 1603, Nijo Castle is noted for the contrast of its solemn appearance and gorgeous interiors. The inner walls contain Honmaru Palace and its garden, Ninomaru Palace with its five connecting buildings made of cypress and lavishly decorated in gold leaf, the kitchens, guard house and several gardens.

Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
Kyoto's most popular temple is the home of perhaps the world's most authentic and exquisite Japanese Garden, as well as the celebrated Golden Pavilion.

Kyoto Imperial Palace
The ancient Imperial Palace shows the Japanese taste for simplicity and calmness and was the residence of the Imperial family until the capital was relocated to Tokyo in 1868. View the Shishinden Imperial state chamber where enthronement ceremonies took place.

Heian Shrine
The brightly colored shrine with its vermilion pillars, enchanting inner gardens and ponds, reflects the elegance of life in the ancient Japanese court.

Sanju-Sangendo Hall
This Buddhist temple is known for its long wooden hall that houses the main deity—the Thousand Armed Kannon. See one thousand life-size statues that flank either side of the hall in 10 rows and 50 columns.

Kiyomizu Temple
A quaint old lane lined with pottery shops lead up to this famous temple. Enjoy a sweeping view of the entire city of Kyoto from its lofty terrace.


Recent Photos of this Tour


Schedule details

Select a month to view a calendar of availability and departure details.

Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Tour departs from Kyoto New Miyako Hotel or selected hotels in Kyoto

Departure Time:
8:35am from Kyoto New Miyako Hotel

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:00pm

Pricing information

Click the link below to check pricing & availability on your preferred travel date. Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.


Pricing information

Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple

Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple
©Viator

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Local tax
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless you are booking within 7 days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
  • Some parts of road on this tour are gravel and steep inclines
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Infant meals not included
Terms and Conditions:
If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Voucher Info:
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. What's this?
Local Operator Information:
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Alfred M, August 2014

Excellent tour and knowledgeable guides. If you want to see some of the most famous sights in Kyoto in an efficient and stress free way, then this is the tour to go on!

Reviewed by: Felice M, August 2014

Friendly tour guide, it was great to find out all the information about each location from an expert!

From EUR92.22

View price calendar



1.

Select Travel Date

Flexible date guarantee


2.

Enter total number of travelers:

What's this, and can I change it?

Please note: After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a link to your voucher.
What's this?

Tour code: 2142KYO_N100