Half Day Kyoto Cultural Tour with a Local Guide

3 hours 30 mins
Walking Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Cultural Tours


Wander through the ancient and charming city of Kyoto as your guide shall take you to Zen Gardens, shrines, temples and even the Gion district where you might catch a glimpse of geishas in their ornate kimonos!

Why to buy

  • Go on a walking tour through the highlights of Tokyo
  • A local English-speaking guide shall accompany you
  • A small group of maximum 12 people ensures that you enjoy an intimate experience


A melting pot of urban and cultural, Kyoto offers you the fascinating balance of old and new on this walking tour. Your guide shall meet you at the Kyoto Central Post Office before you go on to visit the first stop - Tofukuji Temple. This is one of the five great Zen temples of Kyoto and known for its beautiful autumn colors and 13th-century architecture. Stroll through the gardens of this monastery and take your time to soak in the beauty.

The next spot, Fushimi Inari Shrine, is nestled in a lush mountain and was made famous in the movie version of Memoirs of a Geisha for its red gates (torii). The place also has various smaller shrines and statues that you can admire while there.

Finally, head to the Gion district - a place filled with the traditional tea houses and homes of the geisha. You may even chance to see the geisha with their intricate and ornate kimonos. Ask your guide about their traditional culture for any doubts or curious questions you may have.

Local English-speaking guide
Transportation Fare of the tour
Entry ticket to the Tofuku-ji Temple
Admission Fee to Gion Corner
Entry Fee to Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Food & Beverages
Personal Expenses


3 hours 30 mins
Monday 2:00 PM Tuesday 2:00 PM Wednesday 2:00 PM Thursday 2:00 PM Friday 2:00 PM Saturday 2:00 PM Sunday 2:00 PM 
Language used
Type of Guide/Tour
Tour Escort
Child allowed age
6 - 12 years
Pickup point
Kyoto Central Post Office
End point
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Good to know

  • Ensure that you wear comfortable shoes as the tour involves a moderate amount of walking.

Additional Information

  • The minimum age for this tour is 6 years.
  • The maximum number of people allowed on the tour at one time is 12.

Cancellation policy

  • Please refer to your booking for the cancelation policy.


Higashishiokjich, Shimogy-ku, Kyoto, 600-8799, Japan
cultural tours
Gion Corner
Tofuku-ji Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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