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Itajime Shibori Scarf Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

Itajime Shibori Scarf Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

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Discover the art of ‘shibori’ during this 30 to 60-minute scarf-making class in Kyoto. Learn about Japanese culture from your knowledgable guide and become versed in one of the country’s many art forms. Use traditional tools and fabrics to make your scarf, then take this memorable handmade souvenir home with you to show your friends and family.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD41.57
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Cycle & Olympic 2021 (E-bike)

Cycle & Olympic 2021 (E-bike)

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Cycling in some cities and feel the Japanese wind ! Also,guide will take historical area, nature, place, and many kinds of sightseeing! Please kindly enjoy exting Japan during Olympic season !
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  • 11 days
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USD2,950.65
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Fukusa Shibori Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

Fukusa Shibori Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

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Steep yourself in the arts of kasamaki and nuishime shibori during this 60- to 90-minute cloth-wrapping class in Kyoto. Try your hand at this intriguing Japanese art, with the help of an expert local craftsman. Learn tricks to do these techniques at home and bring a memento home with you. You’ll also get to see many prime samples of classic kasamaki and nuishime shibori dyeing displayed and in the museum shop. 
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.88
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USD49.88

Fushimi Inari Shrine: Explore the 1,000 Torii Gates on an audio walking tour

Fushimi Inari Shrine: Explore the 1,000 Torii Gates on an audio walking tour

Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Japan’s most popular and beautiful shrines. Thousands of people visit it every day to see the 1,000 magnificent torii gates. But most do not get the full story behind the pretty pictures they take. Join me on this self-guided audio tour as we delve into the history behind the Shinto rituals and beliefs linked to this amazing shrine. We’ll take an easy stroll among the tranquil forest scenery. You'll be one of a few who will discover the real power of this shrine that has been influencing people's lives over 1,300 years. The landmarks include: • The unique fox statues dotted across the shrine • An unmatched vista of the thousand bright red torii gates • The Heavy-Light Stone where you can make a wish Let’s take a stroll and found out why this ancient shrine has lessons that can still be learned today.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
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Kyoto Highlights 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto
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Kyoto Highlights 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

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Immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Kyoto on a full-day sightseeing tour. See the tranquil Kiyomizu Temple amid its verdant surroundings; absorb the Imperial majesty of Kyoto Imperial Palace; and stroll amid the botanical beauty of Kinkaku-ji Temple. Behold the beguiling beauty of the Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine and enrich your knowledge of Kyoto’s rich historical heritage with commentary from an informative guide. Moderate levels of fitness are advisable for this tour, on which a lot of walking occurs.
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  • 10 hours
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Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Kyoto

Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Kyoto

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Marvel at the some of the top UNESCO World Heritage-listed temples and palaces of ancient Kyoto on this half-day tour. This quick introduction to the sights of Kyoto covers Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), and the Japanese Emperor’s former Imperial Palace—a perfect way to see the city if you’re short on time. Your guided morning Kyoto excursion includes entrance fees and transport between sites by vehicle.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Kyoto Half-Day Small-Group Cultural Tour
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Kyoto Half-Day Small-Group Cultural Tour

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Discover the Zen gardens, colorful temples, and ancient shrines of Kyoto on this small-group walking tour that’s limited to just 12 participants. Experience the elegant architecture and religious monuments of this historic Japanese city, once the imperial capital, as you join a guide on visits to the Gion Geisha district, Tofukuji Temple, and more.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Gion Walking Tour by Night

Gion Walking Tour by Night

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Discover Kyoto’s magical Gion district, which is known for being the city’s Geisha area. Don't worry about language barriers, as a guide is there to help you translate and explain the difference between maiko, geiko, and other Japanese words. The unmarked narrow streets of Gion can make it easy to get lost at night, but this is not a problem with a guide to navigate and lead the way. Upgrade to a longer, private tour for a closer look at Geisha culture.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD9.88
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Kyoto

Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Kyoto

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Discover the history and religions of ancient Japan during this full-day exploration of Kyoto and Nara. See Kyoto’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kinkaku-ji and Nijo Castle, along with its Imperial Palace. Then drive from Kyoto to Nara to explore its own World Heritage Site, Todai-ji Temple (including Great Buddha Hall), plus Kasuga Shrine. You also visit Nara’s deer park and sample a Japanese and Western-style meal for lunch. Your Nara and Kyoto visit also includes a guide, vehicle transport, and all entrance fees.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD128.49
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USD128.49

Kyoto Early Bird Tour

Kyoto Early Bird Tour

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Kyoto is one of Japan’s most popular travel destinations and with over 50 million annual visitors, it can get busy. This tour makes an early start so you can avoid the crowds and cram much more into your day. Stroll around the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove before the tour groups arrive, visit Kinkaku-ji temple (Golden Pavilion) right as it opens, and walk through the torii gates of Fushimi Inari (Shrine) before the midday heat.
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD102.04
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Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Fushimiinari Shrine & Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Fushimiinari Shrine & Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

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Explore the intricate temples and serene gardens of Kyoto on this 4-hour guided tour visiting some of the imperial city’s most important religious and cultural sites. Check out Sanjusangendo Temple, the longest wooden structure in Japan and home more than 1000 Kannon statues, Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine, the head shrine of the god Inari and the supreme views afforded from Kiyomizu Temple high above Kyoto. This excursion to Kyoto’s top temples also includes all entrance fees.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD54.42
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Hidden Kyoto E-Biking tour

Hidden Kyoto E-Biking tour

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Cycle past a mix of Kyoto’s most-famous sights and its lesser-known secrets during this half-day ‘Hidden Kyoto’ bike tour. Take a 4.9-mile (8-kilometer) ride that starts by winding past iconic Kyoto temples and shrines like Kinkakuji, Koto-in, and Kitano Tenmagu. You’ll continue ‘off the beaten path,’ discovering intimate Zen gardens and charming backstreets known only to locals.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD77.52
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USD77.52

MK Kyoto Robot Tour! See Kyoto w/ Robohon ( Private 6 hour Luxury Car Tour)

MK Kyoto Robot Tour! See Kyoto w/ Robohon ( Private 6 hour Luxury Car Tour)

As famously featured on Amazon TV's 'Our Man In Japan' programme recently, this is an EXCLUSIVE chance to tour around some of Kyoto's most beautiful temples and locations with the cutest little robot! He'll function as an interesting guide, an amusing travel partner, and a great model for Instagram-worthy photos! He's great with kids, the elderly... in fact, he'll keep the whole family entertained! And just in case you'd like more information, your fluent, highly-qualified driver/guide will be able to jump in at any point to answer any further questions or requests you may have. (In collaboration with Sharp)
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD302.33
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Kyoto Imperial Palace Self-Guided Audio Tour

Kyoto Imperial Palace Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Kyoto Imperial Palace, surrounded by the greenery of the national garden, is where generations of emperors lived for around 540 years. With its role as imperial palace completed, today the palace is open to the public year-round. This audio tour allows you to see all of the important landmarks and hear about the historical and cultural facts at the same time. The palace consists of four main buildings, plus several smaller halls and residences. *The audio guide can be used with your smartphone anytime and as often as you like after purchase. *The audio plays automatically, using GPS. *If you do not have Roaming data pack, not to worry, simply download audio tours using WiFi. Listen offsite or offline while walking. *After you have purchased the audio guide, the URL of the audio guide and detailed information will be automatically sent to your registered e-mail address soon.
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  • 2 hours
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USD7.56
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Kyoto Virtual Online Tour

Kyoto Virtual Online Tour

Amid the ongoing pandemic, traveling abroad is very difficult for the foreseeable future. But thanks to this situation, I could take a video of this ancient city with few people out on the street. The video shows the highlights of Higashiyama area of Kyoto which is filled with many attractions. You can relax at home while deeply immersed in the traditional city of Japan with a detailed explanation and guidance by a professional licensed guide. We will have a Q&A session after seeing the video. I provide a walking route map online for your future reference. NOTE: You don't have to show your face but fast Internet connection is required for the video online. NOTE: The starting time is JST, Japan Standard Time. 11:00 AM (JST) is 10:00 PM on the previous day in NY or EDT area and 7:00 PM in LA or PDT area. 8:00 PM (JST) is 12:00 noon in GB or BST area or 1:00 PM in CEST area.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD18.00
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USD18.00
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Virtual Walk: Explore Kyoto Where Old Unique Gods Live

Virtual Walk: Explore Kyoto Where Old Unique Gods Live

This virtual trip to Kyoto will be composed of 2 different video contents. One is 5-8 min HD videos(it will be 720p video via Zoom) that will makes you feel like really walking in the town, mostly in the classically holy places. I'll tell you some legendary and historical stories and we'll discuss what Japanese believe in, that will makes you find a little happiness in your everyday life. You will be amazed with Hair comb grave mound, Revenge god, Pandemic god, Toilet god, the most instagrammable temple and 1400 year-old Buddhist tower. The other is 30 of different short videos from Japanese everyday lives, not related to legendary or devin stories but more everyday like "Recent Kyoto downtown", "Kimono studio", "Tokyo Rush Hour" etc.. And also I will share a lot my personal family stories, my family has been a rice farmer over 200 years in the northern Japan. Like what my grandma and grandpa told me when I was little that will help you understand Japanese mindset very well.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.49
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USD75.49
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Kyoto Self-Guided Audio Tour

Kyoto Self-Guided Audio Tour

Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for tourist attractions in around Kyoto Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and locations; skip the content that doesn't interest you and listen longer with content that does interest you. • Not necessary to download any location tracking apps, Audio guide can be listen it on online (or) offline. •Available in multiple languages, you can choose the one which you’re more comfortable with. • It is one of the best option with lowest price when compared to hiring a tour guide. •If you have any questions about any attractions, No worries we will answer in your language instantly by message.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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USD6.00
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Itajime Shibori Scarf Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle
"Fun experience. Our instructor Nina walked us through the process of dying shibori scarves, then gave us a personal tour of the shibori museum above the classroom. Their instruction and supplies made it surprisingly easy to make a complex scarf design."..."
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Fukusa Shibori Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle
"What a wonderful way to spend a hot afternoon in Kyoto! Roy was careful in his teaching, helped me learn the process while supporting understanding it as well. Got a terrific piece of wrapped shibori out of it as well."..."
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Kyoto Highlights 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto
"Perfect day to discover Kyoto. our guide Yuki was were nice Lunch was excellent and organization went very well"..."
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Kyoto Morning Tour - Golden Pavilion and Kyoto Imperial Palace from Kyoto
"This was a well organised trip and gave us a good insight into Kyoto. Our guide spoke very good English and was very informative. We enjoyed visiting the various attractions although unfortunately we couldn’t visit the Imperial Palace as it was closed due to the Emperors Coronation in Tokyo. We recommend this tour."..."
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Kyoto Half-Day Small-Group Cultural Tour
"Great tour, would recommend especially if you dont have much time in Kyoto. You will see some of the main sights of Kyoto."..."
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Gion Walking Tour by Night
"Enjoyable, friendly, insightful and warm are the things that come to mind. Thank you Ayuko for the warm hospitality and depth of knowledge on the Gion district, Kyoto and Japan as a whole."..."
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Todai-ji Temple from Kyoto
"Our tour guide, Yuki was excellent and the tour itself was a great mix of venues with a lot of flexibility. Yuki kept us on schedule without rushing us and provided great commentary on both the tour sites and Japanese culture. If we'd had more time in Japan, I would definitely have looked into any other tours that she might have been leading."..."
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Kyoto Early Bird Tour
"I really enjoyed the whole tour. I especially liked the bamboo grove. My tour guide was very knowledgeable."..."
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Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Fushimiinari Shrine & Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto
"Kiyomizu Temple is a sight not to miss. Tour was flexible enough to accommodate our request to stay behind."..."
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Hidden Kyoto E-Biking tour
"This is my second time booking the tour as I had a great time the first time. Ross was really great tour guide. It was the perfect tour for our trip in Kyoto. Highly recommended, a must do when in Kyoto!"..."
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