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Making Your Wish at a Shrine in Kyoto


Licensed Guide

1 Hour
up to 6 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

First time at a Shrine?
Wondering how to properly pray and make a wish? I got you!
Shimogamo Shrine is a powerful place to make a wish to bring good luck.
I will write and hang your wishes on wooden plaque to be blessed and received by Shinto spirits.
On the way we will be visiting some small shrines for different purposes.
We will learn about Japanese culture, religion, appearance and manner to worship.
I will answer all of your travel questions and provide recommendations.

Use the coupon code FIRST_GUEST to get 10% off with this guide


Feel free to personalize this offer with Gulay.

  • 08:00 AM

    Shimogamo Shrine Garden

    The Kamo Shrines, Shimogamo Shrine and Kamigamo Shrine, are both recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. They are two of the most important and oldest shrines in Kyoto.

  • 08:30 AM

    Kamigamo Shrine

    Kamigamo Shrine is an important Shinto sanctuary on the banks of the Kamo River in north Kyoto, first founded in 678. Its formal name is the Kamo-wakeikazuchi Shrine.

    The total tour time would be about 1 hour using online(Zoom).

Meeting Time

Timezone Asia/Tokyo (UTC +9hs)
Starting Times 08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Ema fee
Guide fee

What‘s not included

All included


The wooden plaques (Ema) which we will use to make the wishes are charged 500 JPY by shrine, it is included in tour fee.
Please send me private message and tell me your wishes.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 48 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - less than 48 hours before the meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

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

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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