- Led by a local guide
- Free snacks included
- Small-group tour
First, visit Tofukuji Temple, one of the five great Zen temples of Kyoto and a rare example of surviving Zen architecture from the 13th century. Amble through the many gardens, both modern and traditional, of this working monastery.
End your tour with a trip to the fascinating Gion District and home of the geisha. As you stroll past the traditional restaurants and tea houses that have remained unchanged over the years, glimpse the geishas with their beautiful and intricate kimonos, and learn the secrets of this ancient traditional art.
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City of Culture Kyoto
- All entrance fees
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Minimum age is 6 years
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- A moderate amount of walking is involved- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Erika D, February 2017
This was such a great tour! Our tour guide was funny and informed us of so much history. We arrived in Gion right when the Geishas were heading to work so it was a perfect time to bump into them. Would definitely recommend it!
Reviewed by: Matthew M, January 2017
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. The three main parts of the tour sample important aspects of Kyoto culture. Bear in mind, you'll need a good pair of walking shoes for this tour.