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Private Tour - Take a Walk Through a “Deep and Unique” Town to Gion

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US$ 79.96
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Stop At: Yasui-Konpiragu, 70 Benten-cho, Todaijimatsubara, Kyoto 605-0000 Kyoto Prefecture

First take a bus from Kyoto. A temple known to convict evil, and connect he good. There is a 3m crack in a stone, the power of God is said to be within. Dive-in, and fulfill your wishes!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kennin-ji Temple, 584 Yamatooji Yojo-sagaru Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0933 Kyoto Prefecture

The oldest zen temple in Kyoto, full of highlights! Take a look at the dragon on the ceiling, relaxing garden, and artisan skills within the fusumae (sliding doors).

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: 市村一房堂, Japan, 〒605-0811 Kyoto, Higashiyama-ku, Komatsuchō, 京都府京都市東山区八坂大和大路東入小松151

Ichimura Hitofusudo: In a traditional Japanese house, you can purchase handmade ukiyoe made by Japanese craftsmen. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the craftsmen create ukiyoe. Let's find a picture of your taste as a souvenir!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Maiko Antiques Kyoto, 157 Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0811 Kyoto Prefecture

A small shop packed with Japanese vintage items. In this oriental shop, there are of course the items you imagined but also some surprising items. Looking for a souvenir out of the ordinary? This shop is recommended for you!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Zenkyoan, 146 Kazuodori, 4 Josagaruchome, Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0811 Kyoto Prefecture

Kyoto has many temples based around animals. Zenkyoan is a famous wild-boar shrine, it is filled with a variety of wild-boar statues. Can you count how many there are? Too many, it is one of the rare temples!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gion Corner, 570-2 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku Yasaka Hall, Kyoto 605-0074 Kyoto Prefecture

Finally we will go to a hall displaying authentic Japanese art. It is located next to one of Gion's representative buildings, Gion Kobukarenjo. You can see not only Japanese traditional art, but also Japan's seven types of traditional performing arts. If you wish to watch the performing arts, otomo can arrange for you to do so after the tour is complete.

Duration: 15 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kyotoeki Bus Stop, Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan
Return Details
Gion-Shijo Station, Kawabatacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0076, Japan
  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide
  • Transportation and entrance fees
  • Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities
  • Entry/Admission - Yasui-Konpiragu
  • Entry/Admission - Kennin-ji Temple
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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