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Sky Bus Kyoto

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Well worth the trip

Rather than pay over $80 for our tour company's optional Kyoto Day Tour we ventured out on our own... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Open Air bus trip throughout the area

Excellent opportunity for a quick tour of the area to get your bearings so that you can view on a... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Margaret C
Sydney, Australia
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“Well worth the trip”
29 May 2018
“Open Air bus trip throughout the area”
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Karasumadori-Shiokoji-sagaru-Higashishiokojicho, shimogyoku | Kyoto Station Karasuma-guchi, Kyoto 600-8555, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-672-2100
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Reviewed yesterday

Rather than pay over $80 for our tour company's optional Kyoto Day Tour we ventured out on our own and found the Sky Bus instead for less than half that cost The lady outside the ticket office was helpful and lovely as was the female...More

Thank chris19531955
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Excellent opportunity for a quick tour of the area to get your bearings so that you can view on a wider scale. Being open top you have the advantage of seeing things on high and gaining excellent photographs. The area you like you can then...More

1  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

What a waste of time The tour guide continuously speaks over the tannoy BUT the English commentary lasts all of 10 minutes Don’t waste you money

1  Thank jim m
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Having arrived in Kyoto and checked in to our hotel for a 4-night stay, this was a pleasant way to "get our bearings" in a city, before embarking on our specific itinerary. With only 3 buses per day on peak season weekdays (4 at weekends),...More

1  Thank Peter320318
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This company offers various driving tours of Kyoto city - we did the WB Skybus and temple visit tour. A 4-hour open-air bus tour of Kyoto is a TERRIBLE idea in the heat of August. Don't do it. All seats are top deck with no...More

Thank Helenthereef
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Yes we are guilty, we just fall in a bad tourist trap. One hour drive over Kyoto streets with a non working headphones after a while they reseted the translator system and was non sync with the drive. You can invest your money wisely

Thank Arqssp
Reviewed 10 January 2017

$20 for one hour ride. High decker bus gave me different view of Kyoto. But freezin', oh dear super freeze. you gotta ready enough jacket and coat. And I can imagine it will be miserable when it is rain. I ride that winter. As basic...More

Thank Monique1794
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I visited Kyoto for a quick day trip while my husband was working in Kobe. Pressed for time, I took the 1hr sightseeing Sky Bus. As soon as you exit the main rail station you will see the stand selling various bus tours. Some are...More

1  Thank Adelaidian2014
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We literally bought our tickets for this tour 10minutes before departure time. The tour guide spoke english quite well and was helpful throughout the tour. The main downfall was, not much time available at the stops which meant running through trying to see everything which...More

1  Thank Corryn W
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The bus takes you around the streets of Kyoto. Although they provide the route, there's really not much time to take photos since this is a tour which takes place just onboard the bus. No getting off. Take photos as you can from where you...More

3  Thank sfkid
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