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1 Day Character Private Kyoto Tour - English Speaking Driver

1 Day Character Private Kyoto Tour - English Speaking Driver

Experience the nature and culture of Kyoto on this on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore this UNESCO-designated city with a knowledgeable local driver as a your chauffeur. Customize the tour to suit your interests and visit must-see sites like the magical Arashiyama bamboo forest, the gorgeous Kinkakuji shrine, and the Gion district. • Explore Japan’s former capital city, Kyoto, on this all-day guided adventure • Discover Kyoto’s landmark temples, shrines and charming neighborhoods •Enjoy a customizable itinerary that can be crafted to suit your interests •Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$732.11
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$732.11
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Your Private Vacation Photography Session In Kyoto

Your Private Vacation Photography Session In Kyoto

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Capture your visit to Kyoto with a 1.5-hour photo session conducted by a professional photographer. Choose the locations and types of images you want, and receive 50 edited images after your private photo shoot. You’ll also receive suggestions from your photographer about places to see in Kyoto, along with an overview of Kyoto’s history and culture.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$292.85
per group
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$292.85
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Beautiful Photography Tour in Kyoto

Beautiful Photography Tour in Kyoto

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In this tour, I will capture the best moments of your trip in Kyoto. The tour route is Hanami-koji⇒Yasuikonpira Shrine⇒Ishibekoji⇒Maruyama park. The main reason why you should choose this tour is that I'm not only good at taking beautiful photos of you, but also I'm very familiar to these area so I will take you to the hidden and secret spots that are less crowd, and do photo session there. I'm very good at taking photos of solo-portrait, couple, honeymoon and family. I will take photos of you one by one, group by group. So I would like you to wait for minutes while I take photos for another group. I will suggest spots, poses, and angles. But you can also tell me your preference. After tour, I will send the photos by data via Email on the SAME DAY or NEXT DAY of the tour. In addition, I will also tell you about local culture, good spots for food and fun, and some tips that help you enjoy Japan more. I will really do my best to capture the beautiful moment of you into the photography.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.57
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$58.57
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Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide, explore the area of Arashiyama and Sagano, where aristocrats once unwound in their villas more than 1,000 years ago. The highlights of this tour include the scenic countryside views from Togetsukyo bridge; Tenryu-ji temple with its beautiful traditional gardens; the enchanting world from within the Bamboo Grove; and Jojakko-ji Temple with its breathtaking green moss. During the tour you will also visit some secret spots unfamiliar to the usual tourists. Enjoy the walk and delicious food while learning about Japanese culture and history. Our guides are looking forward to arranging 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: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.85
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$87.85
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Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya. Go on a full-day guided walking tour of Mt. Koya and learn about the modern and traditional aspects of one of the world’s most sacred mountains! If you are staying in Osaka but would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this tour of Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture is for you! Meet your guide at your hotel (in Osaka, Kyoto, Wakayama, or around the Kansai area), then head to Mount Koya. Your guide will customize your full-day tour in detail according to your interests. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$136.66
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$136.66
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Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour 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: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.85
Price varies by group size
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$92.85
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Kyoto Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Explore Kyoto, one of Japan's most popular tourist destinations, accompanied by one of our nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guides, who will help you efficiently enjoy a four-hour tour, introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic and ancient city. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel, or anywhere else at your convenience, and will take you to a number of Kyoto's famous spots. 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: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.85
Price varies by group size
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$92.85
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Nijo-jo Castle Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Nijo-jo Castle Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will introduce you to sides of Japan that ordinary tourists do not usually get to see. This short trip is a fantastic, value-packed way of experiencing Niji-jo Castle! We are here to help you discover and experience new places and things at Niji-jo Castle. 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! Learn more about this 400-year old feudal era castle and UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its significance on Japanese history, culture, and art on this short, value-packed tour accompanied by one of our nationally-licensed and experiened English-speaking guides. Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.81
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$23.81
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Kyoto Full-Day Instagram Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Full-Day Instagram Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Make your Instagram followers envious as you explore Kyoto on a customizable day trip to its most recognizable hotspots! Kyoto is synonymous with Old Japan, and it is indeed where you’ll be able to find many picture opportunities. You are going to check out the places with the best Kyoto aesthetic and it will be a treat for your eyes and your Instagram followers. From shrines to street art, this city is loaded with photogenic spots. Grab your camera and get your hashtags ready, here are the most Instagrammable places in Kyoto! The best thing about this day trip is that you choose the exact experience that you want. We will customize a six-hour 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: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.07
Price varies by group size
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$116.07
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Osaka Private Photoshoot Experience with a Professional Photographer

Osaka Private Photoshoot Experience with a Professional Photographer

Spend an hour strolling through Osaka with a professional photographer to capture the best possible images of your tour. You'll learn about local monuments and get a photo shoot with your loved ones; this activity is kid-friendly and can accommodate your groups. After the session, you'll receive professional quality images that you can cherish. ・Local photographer guide takes photos of you and your group in Osaka ・Receive edited images via email after the session ・Perfect souvenir of your trip
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$241.42
per group
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$241.42
per group
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Kyoto Private Photoshoot Experience with a Professional Photographer

Kyoto Private Photoshoot Experience with a Professional Photographer

Spend an hour strolling through Kyoto with a professional photographer to capture the best possible images of your tour. You'll learn about local monuments and get a photo shoot with your loved ones; this activity is kid-friendly and can accommodate your groups. After the session, you'll receive professional quality images that you can cherish. ・Local photographer guide takes photos of you and your group in Kyoto ・Receive edited images via email after the session ・Perfect souvenir of your trip
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$241.42
per group
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$241.42
per group
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Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Most visitor to Kyoto go to Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine to snap a photo of the red torii gates then leave, This guided tour offers a much richer experience, with insights into the origin of the shrine and its connection to local culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.81
Price varies by group size
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$23.81
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Gion Evening Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Gion Evening Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.28
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$29.28
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Silver Pavilion Ginkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Silver Pavilion Ginkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enhance your visit to the UNESCO-listed Silver Pavilion—Ginkaku-ji Temple by discovering its history and top features with a guide. You’ll learn about its link to Higashiyama culture, and the life of the art-obsessed shogun who lived there. It’s a great way to find out more Japan’s ancient traditions, including the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Noh theater, and poetry.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.81
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$23.81
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Golden Pavilion Kinkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Golden Pavilion Kinkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) is one of Kyoto's most recognizable landmarks and a must-see, but you will have a must richer experience by visiting it with a guide who can provided detailed historical context to the much-photographed temple.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.81
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$23.81
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kiyomizu-dera Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.81
Price varies by group size
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$23.81
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Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Traditional and historical Japanese gardens are best sites to see Japanese aesthetics. Both artistic landscape gardens with seasonal plants and dry landscape gardens at Zen temples help you get relaxed for meditation. Visiting various styled gardens and experiencing traditional Japanese spirits which are represented in plants, rocks, and total design. Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day private tour of the best Japanese gardens in Kyoto. Select gardens from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. In addition to gardens, you may also choose any famous site in Kyoto for a truly memorable experience! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.07
Price varies by group size
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$116.07
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South Kyoto in a Nutshell: Gentle Backstreet Bike Tour!

South Kyoto in a Nutshell: Gentle Backstreet Bike Tour!

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Join Cycle Kyoto for a morning bike tour around south Kyoto's most beautiful locations. Stay safe riding on quiet backstreets, explore the mighty Fushimi Inari Shrine as well as a host of specially selected locations. Starts with a visit to the temples of central Kyoto before following the Takase Canal and Kamo River into Gion. After weaving through the backstreets of Kyoto’s famous geisha and teahouse district, we head up to the spectacular Tofukuji Temple for pictures. We then roll down to the other side of the slope and straight into Fushimi Inari Shrine (The most visited attraction in Japan!). After a stroll around the famous orange Torii gates, we head home
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.33
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$68.33
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Biking Tour in Kyoto

Biking Tour in Kyoto

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For those short on time and high on energy, join us for a one day all-you-can-Kyoto bike tour! Experience the tranquility of one of world's largest wooden buildings, learn about the history of Kyoto at the Imperial Palace Park, reflect on life at the stunning Golden Pavilion, enjoy a traditional sit-down lunch, capture the essence of Kyoto in the Gion geisha district and discover the majesty of the mighty Fushimi Shrine. Our shop is a 2 minute walk from Kyoto central station, our groups are small, our bikes are top quality 'Giant' hybrids, and our guides are relaxed, bilingual, experienced and safe! Sit back and let Cycle Kyoto show you around town!
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.14
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$117.14
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Half-Day Guided Bike Tour of North Kyoto with Lunch

Half-Day Guided Bike Tour of North Kyoto with Lunch

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Active travelers will love the opportunity to explore the northern parts of Kyoto by bike. Your local guide will make sure you don’t get lost, and will show you to back alleys and hidden corners that you might miss otherwise, as well as some of the famous attractions that shouldn’t be missed. Cycle on comfortable bike, and enjoy an authentic Japanese lunch to refuel.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.62
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$97.62
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Osaka Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

Osaka Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

Osaka is the second biggest city in Japan. Located in the Kansai Area, it is the home of excellent food like takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and yakisoba. But more than delicious snacks, Osaka has a lot of great places to enjoy! In this tour, you will visit the most famous one: Osaka Castle. This castle is located in a spacious area full of history and nature. Even if the complex is incredible to visit all year long, it is a magical place during the plum and cherry blossom season, from March to May. First, you will look at Sengan-Yagura Turret, one of its oldest remainings. Then, you will walk by the cute Hokoku Shrine and the traditional garden Nishinomaru, before enjoying a nice walk in Osaka Castle Park, a place full of plum and cherry trees. The next step will be Osaka Castle and its impressive panorama of the city. Finally, after passing by the cute Gokurakubashi Bridge, you will enjoy a boat promenade around the complex in a Gozabune boat and its golden roof.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$471.50
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$471.50
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Learn about Shintoism, Buddhism and Geisha culture : Kyoto Kitano Walking Tour

Learn about Shintoism, Buddhism and Geisha culture : Kyoto Kitano Walking Tour

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Go off the main tourist trail and explore the Kitano enclave of Kyoto, where temples and geisha culture await. With a local guide, you’ll learn about Shintoism and Buddhism, and hear stories of the geishas as you walk around the historic Kamishichiken district. The short walking tour also includes visits to Kitano’s must-see landmarks such as the temple of Senbon Shakado and the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.33
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$33.33

Private Photoshoot & Walk in Gion & Higashiyama - Capture your dream!

Private Photoshoot & Walk in Gion & Higashiyama - Capture your dream!

Fluent English speaking photographer with years of experience in Kyoto will take you around in the traditional entertainment district Gion. A photographer who knows all the secret spots and hidden streets with techniques to avoid crowds. One of the only photoshoots that include all photo data from the experience edited. You even get 3 retouched photos of choice!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.70
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$250.70
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Private Hiace Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Hiace Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

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Explore the Osaka or Kyoto regions in your private Hiace car with an English-speaking driver. Customize your own itinerary with your driver to fit the interests of you and your group. See key landmarks such as the Osaka Castle, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Learn about the history of each location and get insider tips from your driver.
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  • 11 hours
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$809.49
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