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

by ERIC
(4) Reviews
4h $ 150 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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Price up to 10 people
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Extras (optional)

Extra Hour.
$ 26.70
Extra person.
$ 22.25

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 ( 4 )
Maurice Maurice United Kingdom ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Lovely Overview of Ky?to ”

Our family had a great overview of Kyōto in one day and despite the extreme heat- Eric was able to provide a great commentary and lovely oversight of Kyōto. From a visit to the beautiful shrines, to the exhilarating scenic train ride which provided us with many wonderful photos to take (and which the kids really loved) to visiting the enchanting Bamboo Grove. Eric also brought us to the Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Temple) which was magnificent and he knew the exact spot for the perfect shot of the temple. If we were to have done all the excursions ourselves we would have spent much longer trying to use the public transport system and finding the attractions whereas Eric knew the shorter routes and saved us much effort. He provided an insightful view of the attractions and of Japanese cultu... read more

ERIC:

Hi Mr.Maurice Thank you for your comments for mu guide, and I am happy to hear from you that you enjoyed Kyoto. I am sure that you returned to your country safely. Eric Tanaka

Ma. Lillian Ma. Philippines ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Awesome guide ”

Thank you Eric san. You are a wonderful guide. Thank you for the extra effort you made in finding our home in osaka. When you are in the Philippines... please let us know. You will be our guest. Sincerely, Lian and family

ERIC:

Thank you for your message. Please enjoy Japan.

Sharon Sharon United States ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Happy to guide ”

Eric was happy to guide us thru Kyoto. He had a wonderful introduction to all of the sights. My husband was not too mobile and made sure we got to many important sights.

ERIC:

Hi Ms.Shron ! Thank you for your commnets, and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed Kyoto. Eric Tanaka

Ron Ron Canada ( Family )
Excellent
9 months ago

“ Excellent Guide ”

Eric has been most helpful in helping my family and me plan our stay in Kyoto. We have not been sure what we want to see/do while in Kyoto and Eric has been very flexible and excellent to communicate with. He has provided us very detailed itinerary ideas along with the associated costs of each. Thank you Eric.

ERIC:

Hi! Mr.Ron I appreciate your comments for me. I am sure that your comments will help my tours on Triplelights sales promote for new customers. Thank you a lot! Eric Tanaka

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