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Kyoto Sightseeing Morning Tour-Golden Pavilion and Imperial Palace from Kyoto

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Sign on for a dose of Kyoto adventure and sightsee a couple of it’s most famous sights, including the Nijo Castle, the Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Kyoto Imperial Palace.

Highlights

  • Set off on a sightseeing tour of Kyoto early in the morning and experience the best this city has to offer
  • Start off at the Nijo Castle and marvel at its stunning wooden architecture
  • Make your way to Kinkaku-ji Temple next, and be stunned by the pure gold pavilion
  • Walk around the grounds of the Kyoto Imperial Palace and explore its detailed architecture
  • Finally, at the Kitano-tenmangu Shrine, revel in the traditional serenity of it all
  • All along, learn about the deep roots of Japanese history with the help of an English-speaking tour guide

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)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Get a fresh start to the day as you embark upon this fun adventure around Kyoto! Make your way to the meeting point at the popular Avanti mall, and set off for this exciting day tour! Your first stop is the famed Nijo Castle! Marvel at the giant wooden structure that represents ancient Japanese style of architecture perfectly. After a 50-minute guided tour, you’ll then head to Kinkaku-ji Temple. Be stunned by this pavilion made of pure gold and learn its historical relevance from your tour guide for 45 minutes before heading to your next destination, Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Kitano-tenmangu Shrine. Whether on the palace grounds of Kyoto Imperial Palace or the peaceful shrine of Kitano-tenmangu, feel enveloped by the rich, serene culture of Japan!

Itinerary

  • 8:30 AM- Depart from Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti
  • 50 min at Nijo Castle
  • 45 min at Kinkaku-ji Temple
  • 40 min at Kyoto Imperial Palace or Kitano-tenmangu Shrine
  • 12:40 PM: Tour ends -12:40 PM-1:00 PM: Tour disbands near Kyoto Station

Important Information

  • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on Mondays (and Tuesdays, if Monday is a national holiday), on the Aoi Festival, New Year’s holiday, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event
  • Instead, you will be taken to the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays (and Wednesdays, if Tuesday is a national holiday) in the months of Jan, July, Aug and Dec
  • Instead, you will be taken to the Ryoan-ji Temple
  • 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 8:30 AM. Kindly arrive at the meeting point at least 10-15 minutes before departure

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