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MagicalTrip offers various "small-group" experience-based tours led by Kyoto locals, such as bar-hopping featuring local drinking holes to food walking tours. We have local tours in major cities in Japan, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima. Visit our...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Shijo Ohashi Higashizume | Gion Shijo Station, Shimogyo, Kyoto 605-0076, Kyoto Prefecture
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We had four food plates and three drinks: all were different and delicious, and all represented different types of Japanese food. Our guide, Deekay, was great. A gold mine of information about Japan and Kyoto, not just about food. Really fun evening.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mdbj35
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This hike is to the famed Fushimi Inari Taisha (shrine). But rather than go right through the front, where all the other tourists go, you will take a back path through the forest and bamboo groves that is peaceful, serene and very beautiful. My tour...More

Thank dab2222
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked onto the tour to meet up with some new people while in Japan and had a great time. The tour takes you to 3 or 4 smaller izakaya's that you may not visit otherwise. The price includes a drink and something to eat...More

1  Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Akiko today who was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and easy going and didn't push the pace so the group stayed together. She kept the hike interesting and informative throughout. The hike itself takes you away from the front of the shrine entrance...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The walking tour of Arashiyama and the bamboo forest was amazing. Our guides Nanako and Chii were wonderful full of information and very friendly. Was a very interesting tour and it was great to see local areas, the amazing shrines and bamboo, then finished up...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a hard time finding Ken. But the tour was really interesting with lots of background information. We learned a lot about how the Japanese live and where the things we see come from. The food was very good as well.

Thank raymondc761
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed getting off the beaten track to visit a very popular shrine in Kyoto. Group of 8 with Yuya who was really friendly and informative. Great English.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ForbesUk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If I hadn’t done a tour the previous day, I would have thought it was just Japanese culture. Our guide was not forthcoming with any info. We had to ask what everything was. No history of the market, or insider knowledge into any of the...More

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Nomad54904573118, Guest Relations Manager at Magical Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for choosing this experience and for taking your time to leave us an honest feedback. We extend our sincerest apologies on behalf of our team for not being able to provide you with an experience that was good enough to meet your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our cycle tour with Ken and Shorta. They were very helpful and friendly guys and felt very safe cycling with them. We saw some interesting sights and had a lovely lunch. Our only suggestion to the tour company would be to change...More

Thank susanmmilton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love food tours and have been visiting them all over the world. This is one of weakest tours I have been on. Our guide was really nice, fun, helpful, and answered all of our questions. However, the food was incredibly average and the places...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Nomad54904573118, Guest Relations Manager at Magical Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for choosing this experience and for taking the time to leave us honest feedback. We extend our sincerest apologies on behalf of our team for not being able to provide you with an experience that was good enough to meet your expectations....More

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acctg
31 March 2019|
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Response from those2guys | Reviewed this property |
Quite a bit! We were impressed by his knowledge of the area and the history of the Gion tea houses. If you take this tour you will visit local restaurants that most tourists don’t get to go to. I highly recommend!
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acctg
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Hi, Thank you for reaching out and we are really sorry that we couldn't reply to you till now. On Kyoto Night Foodie tour, every food and drinks are included in the price. More exactly, you will have 2 dishes and 1 drinks... More
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