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Kyoto Urban Adventures

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Kyoto Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Kyoto. They range from 3 to 8 hour adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and...more
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Minami, Kyoto 601-8449, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a wonderful time doing a half-day tour with Kohei! The meeting location right outside the train station was very easy to find, and our group only had 7 people! It was very easy to get around, and Kohei gave us a great balance...More

Thank kallen0637
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kyoto was an amazing city over all, and my Lanes and Lanterns tour was wonderful. Even on a rainy night it was extremely beautiful. The sights were spectacular, learning about history and culture was fun and interesting My Guide Yuta was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, accommodating,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Isaac M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This half day tour (14:00 to 17:30) started near Kyoto Station. Yuta was our tour guide and he was fantastic. Very knowledgable and had a great sense of humour. The places we visited were: 1, Tofukuji, a Buddhist temple. The head temple of one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Niral87
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This walking tour of Kyoto took us to well planned and interesting stops. The walking between stops provided a good view of life in Kyoto. Miyoke was a well organized, patient and experienced guide. We highly recommend this tour!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cliessa N
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Cliessa, wonderful to read your review we appreciate the great feedback for your time with us in Kyoto and for the experience with Miyake. Thank you for taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day and thought the trip...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yuta was excellent and most helpful guide. The itinerary was well thought out. Really enjoyed it and highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Meina L
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Meina, we appreciate the great feedback for your time with us in Kyoto and for the experience with Yuta. Thank you for taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was a highlight of our trip to Kyoto! Sean was a great guide and we learned so much about Kyoto and its traditions. We went to places my nephew and I would never have found on our own, and we had a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anditravel, thanks for the wonderful feedback for your time with us in Kyoto and for the experience with Sean. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Japan right after Thanksgiving of November 2018. When we were in Kyoto we both wanted to do a bike tour to see the city back roads and get our daily exercise in also. This tour is definitely for the fun-loving,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TweeH
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TweeH, Thank you for the wonderful feedback for our Kyoto cycling experience with Yuta. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day during this lovely time of year. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sean was our tour guide and was extraordinary fun and interesting. I love Tokyo! We started off at the Buddhist Temple called Tofukuji. We saw Ojizosan (the bib rock) and FudoMyo (the angry man) statues on the way there. I also talked about the Marathon...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Belenxu C
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Belenxu, thanks for the wonderful feedback for your time with us in Kyoto and for the experience with Sean. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Yuta was great! He shared lots of interesting facts and told us about some great restaurants in the area! Really cool tour, highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chloeg75
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chloeg, thanks for the wonderful feedback for your time with us in Kyoto and for the experience with Yuta. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day. Happy travel and take care. Venture, Kyoto

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yuma was a fantastic host. The trip encouraged us to extend Our stay in Kyoto by two days as we wanted to go back and re-explore some of the places he took us to. He was very generous with his suggestions of places to eat...More

Thank Tassie_Ross
VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tassie Ross, Thank you for the wonderful feedback for our Kyoto experience with Yuta. We appreciate you taking the time in recommending us and glad it was a fantastic day during this lovely time of year and that you got some great advice and...More

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TDR825
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Thank you info @ kyotourbadventures. com , Kind regards
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made 3 stops at various Temples and/or Shinto Shrines and were able to take photos THERE and along the river there is time to stop too. We also took one stop for pastries which our guide Lulu provided 3/4 of the way... More
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was easy to bike around the crowded tourist areas...I think because we had a guide plus 11 of us riding behind her so when people saw us coming, they moved out of the way. So many people are on bikes, it's the best way to... More
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