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Kyoto Half-Day Walking Tour to Arashiyama, Gion & Tofukuji


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Experience Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Spend a calm afternoon in Tofukuji's Zen garden, go through the beautiful torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and visit the famous geisha district of Gion. Your English-speaking guide will take you on a relaxing walk around Kyoto, the culture capital of Japan! Start the tour with a visit to Tofukuji Temple where you can see its beautiful Zen garden. Then walk through a local neighborhood to reach Fushimi Inari Shrine and its famous red gates. As the sun sets, your guide will bring you to the geisha neighborhood of Gion, which comes alive at night through geisha entertainment in its various historic tea houses.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail


  • Entry to Tofukuji
  • Admission
  • Transportation fee
  • English-speaking guide

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 12 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 09:00,  14:00


  • 3 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • The Kyoto Central Post Office (Chuo Yubinkyoku) is located on the north side of Kyoto station. It is less than a minute walk from the station. Please meet in front of the door closer to the convenience store "Lawson".


  • The maximum group size on this tour is 12 people.

Additional Notes

  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted to join the tour.
  • Please note that items of a personal nature and gratuities for your guide are not included in the tour price.


Kyoto Half-Day Walking Tour to Arashiyama, Gion & Tofukuji
08:50:00 Meet at Kyoto Central Post Office (Door Close to Lawson)

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09:00:00 Visit Tofukuji Temple
Spend some time at this historic temple, built in the 13th century and enjoy its relaxing Zen garden. This temple is especially beautiful in the autumn, although its dramatic rock garden is lovely all-year round.
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Walk to Fushimi Inari Shrine
Get off the beaten path and see a more local side of Kyoto as your guide takes you towards the next stop.
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Fushimi Inari Shrine
See the famous and practically endless torii gates, as well as the shrine's many fox statues. They say that if you look hard enough, you will find one that looks like you!
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Gion District
In the evening, head to Gion, the geisha district of Kyoto and see it come alive at night. There are many historical tea houses which are still used by geisha and their clients today. Keep your eyes open for the maiko and geisha as they make their way to the tea houses.
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12:30:00 Tour Disbands in Gion Area

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