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Kyoto Sightseeing Afternoon Tour

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Embark upon a guided afternoon tour that lets you experience traditional serenity at Kyoto’s revered temples and shrines!

highlights

  • Get a taste of Kyoto’s rich culture and visit its expertly-crafted temples and shrines
  • Learn about the historical significance of each attraction from your expert English-speaking tour guide
  • Your first stop is at Fushumi Taisha Shrine, famous for its vermilion torii gates
  • Make your way to Sanjusangen-do Temple and admire the world’s longest wooden structure
  • Stroll through a popular historic shopping lane before arriving at the entrance of Kiyomizu temple
  • Admire Kiyomizu and the Jishu Shrine before taking in the beauty of the Otowa waterfalls
  • Enjoy a thorough guided tour of this temple and pick up factual tidbits about its history

inclusions

  • Expert English-speaking tour guide
  • Entry fee into attractions
  • Transportation between attractions

exclusions

  • Round-trip hotel transfers
  • Food & drink

Discounted Tickets

Ages 0-5yrs go free. Ages 6-11yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

super flexible cancellation policy

Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 8 days before the schedule

your experience

A guided tour sprinkled with some of Kyoto’s beautifully-built temples and shrines is just the thing you need when in the vibrant city. Start off at the stunning Fushimi Taisha Shrine, known as the most important shrine (from a list of several thousands) to the Shinto God of rice, Inari. Over here, you’ll see the famous vermilion torri gates and multiple fox statues embellishing the shrine. Next, head to the Sanjusangen-do Temple, a temple best known for its massively-long main hall and multiple sculptures. SInk it all in before taking a shopping break and find yourself in the historic shopping lane that leads you to Kiyomizu temple! At the Kiyomizu temple, head to its famous wooden stage and gaze out at the stunning view of Kyoto from here, while admiring the many cherry and maple trees dotting the scenery!

Fun Fact: In 2007, Kiyomizu-dera was one of 21 finalists for the New Seven Wonders of the World.

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Itinerary

  • 1:30 PM: Depart from Kyoto Avanti (Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit B1) JTB SUNRISE Tours Desk
  • 30 min at Fushumi Taisha Shrine
  • 30 min at Sanjusangen-do Temple
  • 1 hr 10 min at Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • 5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Drop-off service at Kyoto Station and some hotels

Important Information

  • Kiyomizu-dera is partially under construction at the moment and will be finished in Spring 2020

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the ticketing counter
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs
  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays

Meeting Point

  • Your meeting point is at JTB Sunrise Tours Desk (〒601-8003 Kyoto, Minami-ku, Higashikujō Nishisannōchō, 31 B1F AVANTI)
  • This is in the popular shopping mall in Kyoto, Avanti
  • The tour bus will depart from the meeting point at 1:30 PM. Kindly arrive at the meeting point at least 10-15 minutes before departure

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