Kyoto Free Walking Tour in Gion District!

Duration: 2 hours
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Provided by Japan Cultural Experience

Overview of the tour in Kyoto

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Kyoto with our Free Walking Tour, meticulously designed to showcase the perfect blend of historic landmarks and modern marvels.

We will delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Kyoto, visiting iconic sites like the historic Minami-za Theater, the picturesque Hanami-Koji Street, and the majestic Yasaka Shrine, steeped in centuries of tradition. Ascend to the serene Maruyama Park, offering panoramic views of the cityscape and the iconic Yasaka Pagoda.

Next, we'll explore the tranquil grounds of the renowned Chion-in Temple, home to awe-inspiring architecture and serene gardens. Traverse the charming streets of Shirakawa-Minami Dori, lined with traditional machiya houses, before immersing ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Pontocho, Kyoto's famed dining and entertainment district.

Finally, we'll return to our starting point, where we bid you farewell, leaving you with cherished memories of your exploration of Kyoto's timeless beauty.

This activity includes:

  • Chion-in
  • Yasaka-jinja Shrine
  • Maruyama Park
  • Minamiza Theater
  • Hanamikoji Street
  • Pontocho Park
  • English Speaking Guide

Our Guides

Kazu Ashida — Guide of Kyoto Free Walking Tour in Gion District!, Japan
Kazu Ashida

Meeting point

Hankyu Kyoto Kawaramachi Station, 2-B Entrance

On arrival

The meeting point is the 2-B entrance of Hankyu Railway Kyoto Kawaramachi Station.
There is a 2-B entrance on the ground at the southeast corner of the intersection of Shijo-dori and Kawaramachi-dori.
The landmark is a large store called EDION.
The Japanese guide in charge will be waiting for you, holding a red cloth or other landmark.

Things to note

Tours will continue as scheduled, even in the event of bad weather.
However, please note that if the guide determines that it is dangerous to proceed due to thunderstorms, heavy snow, or other natural disasters on the day of the tour, we may prioritize the safety of all participants and cancel the tour.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

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