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Nishiki Market & Gion District including Yasaka Shrine & Kenninji Temle in Kyoto, Half Day

by ERIC
(13) Reviews
4h $ 151 Price up to 10 people

Highlights

  • Nishi Market (Food Court in Kyoto) and please try to taste some food.
  • Gion district, including Hanamikoji St.. Shirakawa South St., Shinbashi St. & Tatsumi Shrine
  • Yasaka Shrine, where Gion Festival is originated, and is the guardian deity of Gion District.
  • Kenninji Temple, where you enjoy 3 kinds of Japanese gardens, and national treasure and cultural assets.

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151.20 USD

Price up to 10 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra Hour.
$ 30.60
Extra person.
$ 22.50

Overview

Let's walk around Nishiki Market and Gion District, including Yasaka Shrine & Kenninji Temple.
Nishiki Market is 6 block long and offers you dellcious food in Kyto, and at Gion District,you realize traditional wooden houses of Geisha houses, restaurants.
Yasaka is Guardian Shrine of Gion and Kenninji temple offers several beautiful gardens and cultural assets.

What to Expect

Nishiki Market is food court in Kyoto, you can try to taste Kyoto foods, the please find your favorites.
The Shirakawa South St and Shimbashi St. are one the best photogenic placess for TV commercial and sight-seeing peoples.
At Hanamikoji St., many Geisha houses and restaurants are located, where you may have a chance to meet real Maiko & Geiko.
Yasaka shrine is the guardian shrine of Gion District and will hold thr Gion Festival through July, one of the best three Festival in Japan.
And the Kenninji Temple was erected about 800 years ago, under Zen-Buddist Temple of Rinsai Sect, and had been supported by Samurai Warriors,
where you can appreciate some important cultural assets and beatiful gardens.

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Highlights

  • Nishi Market (Food Court in Kyoto) and please try to taste some food.
  • Gion district, including Hanamikoji St.. Shirakawa South St., Shinbashi St. & Tatsumi Shrine
  • Yasaka Shrine, where Gion Festival is originated, and is the guardian deity of Gion District.
  • Kenninji Temple, where you enjoy 3 kinds of Japanese gardens, and national treasure and cultural assets.

Important

Since this is walking tour, please put on suitable shoes.
In the Gion area, you may have a chance of meeting real Geisha of Maiko, and taking photes from outside however you cannot take photo with them, because you are not
a guest for them.
AT the Kenninji Temple, you are requested to take off shoes.
At the Nishiki Market, you are requested not to touch food direcly.
Trough this tour, the areas are sight-seeing places, and then please do not smoke.

What‘s included
Guide Free
Pick-up at Hotel in Kyoto
What‘s not included
Transportation charge (you & guide)
Entrance charge: Kenninji (J.yen500)
Lunch
Meeting Point
at your hotel in Kyoto
Ending Point
at your hotel in Kyoto or final destination
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 10 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 13 )
Nancy Nancy Australia ( Family )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Outstanding ”

Eric was knowledgeable about history, food, rituals, architecture, and popular culture - making our day trip very engaging and enlightening. His friendly and chatty personality, along with his sense of humour was appreciated. We had a wonderful day. Thanks again Eric!

ERIC:

Hi Ms Nancy Thank you for your comments I wish if you will have wonderful stay in Japan. Eric Tanaka

Francisco Francisco Spain ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Kyoto&Nara ”

We had a great time with Eric. We visited Funishi-Inari, and Nara (Todai-ji temple and Nara Park) in the morning, after we had lunch together in Kyoto, and visited Kinkaku-ji and Arashiyama area (including bambo grove and Tenryu-ji temple and garden) in the evenig. As we had time and we our Hotel was located in Gion area, he showed also Pontocho and Gion before finishing the tour. Even if it was a rainny day, we followed exactly the agenda, he was very kind and professional. The best part of trip is that we saw magnificient and distinct places, but also we learnt a lot about Japanese history, culture, religion and behavior. Thanks Eric!

ERIC:

Hi Mr Francisco Thank you for your comments and I enjoyed your with you Please appreciate beautiful Japan and I wish if the day in Mt Fuji will be a fine day Eric Tanaka

Jillian Jillian Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Family Private tour of Kyoto ”

We only had one full day in Kyoto and decided the best thing for our party of 9 was to arrange a private tour. We had a terrific day with Eric. He met us at our hotel and took us on a day trip covering the highlights of Kyoto. We were able to personalise the tour as one family had been to Kyoto before. Eric was patient, happy and knowledgeable and kept the 5 teenagers entertained . Eric arranged public transport passes which allowed us to travel easily by train and bus to visit the various sites. Our tour lasted 7 hours. I would highly recommend Eric to friends or others considering a private tour. I thought the cost of the day per person was very reasonable.

ERIC:

Ms Jullian Thank you for your comments for my guide tour I am very happy to hear from you that you had a good time in Kyoto I wish if you will enjoy Kanazawa Hakuba and Tokyo Eric Tanaka

karen Karen United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Great day in Kyoto ! ”

Very professional! Thanks for a great Day!

Osvaldo Osvaldo United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Amazing Kyoto experience ”

Our first time in Kyoto and we fell in love with the city. Eric was an amazing tour guide, he picked us up and made sure we got the right train back to Tokyo. Excellent customer service, I would highly recommend him...he really knows Kyoto well. A tour we will never forget. Thank you Eric for a great experience in Kyoto.

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