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Fushimi Inari Shrine.
Fushimi Inari Shrine – A 1,300 years old shrine for the God of bountiful crops and prosperous business
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Kinkakuji .
Kinkakuji – the World Heritage site of gold that glitters with nature in each season
Kiyomizu-dera.
Kiyomizu-dera – Kyoto’s most popular tourist attraction
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Sanjusangen-do .
A museum of Buddhist statues – 1001 life-size statues of Senju Kannon
Eikan-do.
Eikan-do, where you can refresh your soul from the beautiful autumn leaves and the Mikaeri Amida
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Ginkakuji (Higashiyama Jisho-ji).
Ginkakuji, or “Temple of the Silver Pavilion,” is representative of the Higashiyama Culture, which saw the blossoming traditional Japanese culture
Daikakuji.
Daikakuji, the temple that originated ikebana and has the oldest man-made pond in Japan
Ninna-ji Temple.
Ninna-ji is recommended for the beautiful late-blooming cherry blossom season
Nijo Castle.
A leisurely stroll through the site of the huge Nijo Castle
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Gion.
Enjoy Kyoto at its Most “Kyoto-esque”: Gion
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Shoren-in.
Shoren-in, associated with the Emperor. Its pond garden and fusuma (sliding doors) paintings are exquisite
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama .
The world-class precious breed of Japanese macaque monkey (Nihon-zaru) is right at your fingertips!
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Toei Kyoto Studio Park.
Get to know the attraction of a period drama, this is a large-scale theme park where you can meet samurai and ninja
Ryoan-ji.
Relax in the famous Ryōan-ji Rock Garden
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Nishiki Market.
Known as Kyoto’s kitchen, you can see, eat and enjoy the city’s seasonal foods at Nishiki Market
Kifune Shrine.
The God of Water and The God of Marriage
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Arashiyama.
Arashiyama, a prominent tourist spot in Kyoto where you can enjoy the great outdoors
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Tenryu-ji Temple.
Tenryu-ji Temple, a World Heritage site with the spectacular Unryu-zu (image of the cloud dragon) and a garden from 700 years ago
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Nanzenji.
Kyoto’s foremost location for cherry blossoms and autumn colors – enjoy the Cultural Properties of Nanzenji
Katsura Imperial Villa.
Katsura Imperial Villa, a Japanese garden at its peak beauty, in harmony with nature throughout the four seasons

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Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
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No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.