Guided tour

Kyoto: 3.5-Hour UNESCO Historical Walking Tour

Activity provider: MagicalTrip

Kyoto: 3.5-Hour UNESCO Historical Walking Tour

Activity provider: MagicalTrip

From US$ 59.50 per person

Discover Kyoto's finest world heritage sites including the Kinkaku-ji temple and the stone gardens of Ryoan-ji temple. Learn more about the history and culture of Japan from your guide.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the temples of Kyoto
  • Discover the art of Zen at the home of the famous stone gardens, Ryoanji temple
  • Experience the traditional culture including matcha and Shakyo
  • Explore Ninnaji temple and learn more about the Japanese emperors
Full description
Start your tour at 9.00 AM in front of Uzumasa Tenjingawa Station. Meet your informative guide who will take you through the famous temples of Kyoto and will explain more about Japanese culture and history. First, explore Ninna-ji temple and learn about its heritage and its connection to the Japanese emperor. Shake hands with a Kannon deity, and explore the various halls of the temple. Next, make your way to the Zen Buddhist Ryoan-ji temple. Wander through the famous beautiful stone gardens and learn about the role that religion has played in the development of Japanese culture Marvel at the magnificent Golden Pavilion of the Kinkaku-ji temple as your local guide takes you through the surrounding gardens. Discover the devout ancient art of Sutra copying known as Shakyo. After your tour, drink some Matcha Tea with local sweets, finishing up just before lunchtime.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for Ninna-ji temple, Ryoan-ji temple, and Kinkaku-ji temple
  • Matcha tea and local sweets
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

In front of House Com(ハウスコム) store in front of Uzumasa Tenjingawa Station.

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  • For a full refund or a free date change, please do so at most 24 hours before the tour starting time

Product ID: 356870