Kyoto private walking tour from Osaka
- Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine
- Senbon Torii
- Kiyomizu-dera temple
- Niji-jo Castle
- Gion district
- Customized tour
All about the trip
If you are staying in Osaka but would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this Kyoto tour is for you! Our nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently spend a full-day, six-hour tour exploring Kyoto, introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic and ancient city.
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Osaka, or anywhere else at your convenience, and will take you to a number of Kyoto's famous spots, such as Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, famous for its Senbon Torii, or path lined with 1,000 torii gates; Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto's most well-known temple; Niji-jo Castle, a 400-year old castle that has seen the rise and fall of the shogunate; or the Gion district, famous for its geisha entertainers.
Let us know what you would like to experience and we will arrange a tour that's best for you!
Note 1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.
Note 2: This special tour will be conducted with a public transportation and cruising taxi as stated in the tour information, NOT including private vehicle. Your guide will pick you up at the meeting point on foot.
Note 3: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government and requires good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
You can see Japan's background that is off-limits to ordinary tourists after the tour. This short trip is a fantastic and great value way of experiencing Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine! We are here to help you discover new things, the Fushimi Inari Shrine is so more than its famous tunnels of vermillion-red torii gates. Most people are satisfied by a scenic view of it. But this has a lot of stories to tell that will connect you to Japan's history and culture and your guide will show you deeper. You will see a fascinating story attached to the origin of the shrine dedicated to the god of grains, that’s what “Inari” means. This is also why you’ll see statues of the fox around the shrine. “Kitsune” or the fox is a servant to the god Inari. They are cunning tricksters, clever minded animals who make perfect guides for the treacherous business world. You may want the foxes on your side after this tour.
Discover one of Kyoto’s most popular temples — Kiyomizu-dera Temple by going on a comprehensive 1-hour guided tour. Exploring the temple grounds with a guide means you’ll be able to learn about Japan’s history and culture as you explore the magnificent building. Enjoy commentary from your English-speaking guide who will make sure you don't miss any important features.
With a National Licensed and Experienced English speaking guide, you can see Japan's background that is off-limits to ordinary tourists after the tour. This short trip is a fantastic and great value way of experiencing Nijo-jo Castle! We are here to help you discover new things, places, and experiences in Nijo-jo Castle. You will see the gorgeous style of this castle was intended as a demonstration of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542-1616)'s prestige. Learn why the best example of feudal era castle architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site is significant in terms of history, culture, and art history. Come enjoy the tour, the best way to explore Nijo-jo Castle!
Exploring the narrow alleyways of Kyoto’s Geisha District — Gion can be daunting for a first-time visitor. Eliminate the worry of getting lost by going on a guided tour. It’s a great way to discover hidden places that locals love and to hear about Kyoto’s ancient past. Highlights include learning about Geisha culture and rituals and visiting Gion, Pontocho, and Miyagawacho.What Wikipedia says about Kyoto
What is included in the price
- Free photos
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Licensed local guide
What is not included in the price
- Other personal expenses
- Lunch (for yourself and your guide)
- Entrance fee (for yourself)
- Private vehicle
- Transportation fee (for yourself and your guide)
- Please note
Infant seats available.
Animals or pets allowed.
Public transportation nearby.
Infants must not sit on laps.
Your guide will pick you up at anywhere you want in Osaka.
This activity is organised by Japan Guide Agency, Ejirihigashi2 67-3, Shizuoka City, 424-0815, Japan, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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