Take a half-day afternoon tour around some of Kyoto's distinct shrines and temples including World Heritage Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and discover why this ancient political capital of Japan is now its history and sightseeing capital! Enjoy sightseeing mainly in the Higashiyama area of Kyoto, where all the traditional elements of the city can be seen. The road leading to Kiyomizu-dera Temple is lined with rows of souvenir shops, great for shopping.
Adult (age 12+)|
Child (age 6-11)|
|Duration :||approx. 4 hours|
|Departs :||AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk (13:30)|
|1. Kyoto Afternoon Tour||No Lunch||JPY6,100||JPY5,100|
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates07 Jan - 25 Dec : Daily
Heian Jingu Shrine (25 min)
Don't miss the characteristic red architecture of this beautiful shrine built to celebrate the 1,100 year anniversary of the founding of the city of Kyoto.
During the Jidai Festival on 22 Oct, Heian Jingu Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple.
If the Jidai Festival is postponed, we will follow suit with the itinerary change.
This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.
Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min)
Visit the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century.
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min)
The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site of Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.