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Kyoto UNESCO Historical Walking Tour

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Experience hosted by Sawyer & Friends

3.5 hours
Includes drinks, tickets
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

On this tour, we will visit three temples, and each temple has its unique parts and special histories.

Explore Ninnaji temple and learn about this heritage and its connections with the Japanese emperor. Shake hands with a Kannon deity, explore various halls. This is the start of your heritage tour!
Feel "Zen" at Ryoan-ji Temple.Welcome to Ryoanji Temple, home of the famous stone gardens praised by people all around the world. Your local guide will explain to you how religion plays a role in Japanese culture, and ways to feel ZEN.
Behold the awesome Golden Pavilion as your local guide takes you through its gardens. After walking, experience the ancient art of Sutra copying (Shakyo) and drink Matcha Tea with some sweets.

If you join this tour, you can also find and feel Kyoto's most beautiful parts deeply about Kyoto history, cultures, spirit and customs. Of course you can visit Kyoto World Heritage temples and shrines by yourself and can enjoy that atmosphere and the view. But I believe if you visit Kyoto's world heritage places, you also want to get the knowledge about its history and cultural significance from a local. That way, you will be satisfied and become truly knowledgeable on our beautiful heritage.
On this tour, we will visit three temples, and each temple has its unique parts and special histories.

Explore Ninnaji temple and learn about this heritage and its connections with the Japanese emperor. Shake hands with a Kannon deity, explore various halls. This is the start of your heritage tour!
Feel "Zen" at Ryoan-ji Temple.Welcome to Ryoanji Temple, home of the famous stone gardens praised by people all around the world. You…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Matcha drink
  • Tickets
    Entrance fee for Ninnaji temple, Ryoanji temple and Golden temple.
From ₹6,205
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Sawyer & Friends

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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We moved to Kyoto from America, and are both huge history buffs. I studied ancient cultures and religions while attending university. Kyoto has so much to see and this experience will be the best way to see around Kyoto and travel deeper by getting know the insights into the history.
We want to be able to show our guests the most beautiful places in Kyoto. Let us take you on an adventure and give you some insight into Japanese religion.


■ I also offer the Kyoto's local food tasting experience at night. We will take you to 3 of our favorite restaurants in Kyoto.
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We moved to Kyoto from America, and are both huge history buffs. I studied ancient cultures and religions while attending university. Kyoto has so much to see and this experience will be the best way to see around Kyoto and travel deeper by getting know the insights into the history.
We want to be able to show our guests the most beautiful places in Kyoto. Let us take you on an adventure and give you some insight into Japanese religion.


■ I also offer the Kyoto's local food…
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Where you'll be

In Ninnaji Temple, you can get knowledge about the Japanese emperor and kannon deity statues.
Ryoanji temple, you can get knowledge about Zen spirit,and enjoy the view of the Rock garden from Zen spirit.
The Golden temple, you will be surprised at the glamorous temple which you never seen before in all of Japan, but you also will be surprised about its deep history. You also can enjoy matcha and traditional sweets of tea ceremony.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

For a full refund or a free date change, please do so on your own or let me know until 24 hours before the tour starting time.