Exploring Kyoto - (Rakutou) East

8 hr

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This tour is a tour using public transportation.
Kyoto is known as exotic sightseeing places and numerous historic, quaint old monuments are seen all over the town. This tour covers part of Rakutou (East district) and Central district. Visiting Rakutou, Gion, Yasaka-jinja shrine, Kodai-ji temple, Kiyomizu-dera temple are the most famous sightseeing spots in Kyoto. Particularly well known for the deity of love and marriage and consequently are often full of young couples around the...
This tour is a tour using public transportation.
Kyoto is known as exotic sightseeing places and numerous historic, quaint old monuments are seen all over the town. This tour covers part of Rakutou (East district) and Central district. Visiting Rakutou, Gion, Yasaka-jinja shrine, Kodai-ji temple, Kiyomizu-dera temple are the most famous sightseeing spots in Kyoto. Particularly well known for the deity of love and marriage and consequently are often full of young couples around the year. Include Nishiki market, well known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen” that celebrates 300 years anniversary.

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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0862 Kyoto Prefecture

Kiyomizu-dera is the most popular tourist attraction in Kyoto.

Kiyomizu-dera is listed as one of the 17 World Cultural Heritage sites in Kyoto.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yasaka Shrine, 625 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073 Kyoto Prefecture

Yasaka-jinja shrine hosts one of the three most important festivals of the year in Kyoto, Gion Festival in July.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Fulfilling, Shibuya 151-0063 Tokyo Prefecture

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Stop At: Kodai-ji Temple, 526 Shimokawaramachi, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0825 Kyoto Prefecture

Kodai-ji Temple is located north east of Yasaka Hokanji Temple at the foot of Higashiyama Ryozen Mountains in Kyoto. It is officially called Kodaiji-jushozenji Temple. The temple was established in 1606 by Kita-no-Mandokoro (1548-1624) in memory of her late husband Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536-1598). Kita-no-Mandokoro was also known as Nene. She...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, 1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0862 Kyoto Prefecture

Kiyomizu-dera is the most popular tourist attraction in Kyoto.

Kiyomizu-dera is listed as one of the 17 World Cultural Heritage sites in Kyoto.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yasaka Shrine, 625 Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073 Kyoto Prefecture

Yasaka-jinja shrine hosts one of the three most important festivals of the year in Kyoto, Gion Festival in July.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Fulfilling, Shibuya 151-0063 Tokyo Prefecture

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Stop At: Kodai-ji Temple, 526 Shimokawaramachi, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0825 Kyoto Prefecture

Kodai-ji Temple is located north east of Yasaka Hokanji Temple at the foot of Higashiyama Ryozen Mountains in Kyoto. It is officially called Kodaiji-jushozenji Temple. The temple was established in 1606 by Kita-no-Mandokoro (1548-1624) in memory of her late husband Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536-1598). Kita-no-Mandokoro was also known as Nene. She later became a priestess and assumed the name of Kodaiin Kogetsuni. In July 1624, Sanko Osho from Kenninji Temple was welcomed as the principal monk and the temple was then named Kodai-ji. Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542-1616) (the first Tokugawa shogun) financed the construction of the temple, resulting in its magnificent appearance.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nishiki Market Shopping District, 609 Nishidaimonjicho Tominokoji Dori Shijoagaru, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8054 Kyoto Prefecture

Busy and full of crowds all year round in Nishiki market where you can find various kinds of fresh and traditional Japanese dishes for every day meals.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Escort Guiding Service
  • Hotel pickup
  • Gratuity, Lunch for Guide
Not Included
  • Admission Tickets
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Return Tickets between Hotel and tour destination
  • Entry/Admission - Yasaka Shrine
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks, Lunch & Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Kodai-ji Temple
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
At your hotel in Kansai district (Kansai district = City of Osaka, Kyoto and Nara)

9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
  • Remove hats and sunglasses in front of main sanctuary in Shrines and Temples, not to take
  • pictures where prohibited in Shrines, Temples
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.