Private All Inclusive Kyoto Station Area Deep Dive

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Myoan-ji Temple, 15-797 Hommachi, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0981 Kyoto Prefecture

This quaint temple on the way to Tofukuji has a small yet beautiful moss garden. The natural shade from the mountain and the river and streams that flow through it provide the perfect environment for the normally finicky moss creating a stunning green carpet.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tofuku-ji Temple, 15-778 Hommachi, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Myoan-ji Temple, 15-797 Hommachi, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0981 Kyoto Prefecture

This quaint temple on the way to Tofukuji has a small yet beautiful moss garden. The natural shade from the mountain and the river and streams that flow through it provide the perfect environment for the normally finicky moss creating a stunning green carpet.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tofuku-ji Temple, 15-778 Hommachi, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0981 Kyoto Prefecture

Begin at this ancient zen temple. With magnificent structures, revolutionary gardens, and breathtaking nature, this often overlooked temple should be on everybody's list.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chikujo-so tea ceremony, 15-chōme-756-2 Honmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0981, Japan

Take a short coffee or tea break with a sweet (included) before journeying on to the next location. This beautiful house turned belonged to a Kyoto painter that was popular in the early 20th century. You can choose from coffee, green tea, or a non caffeinated herb tea all served with a seasonal sweet.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bank of Yanagihara Memorial Museum, 6-3 Shimonochō, Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, 600-8206, Japan

Built in 1907, this is one of the oldest wooden bank buildings in Japan. In stark contrast to the traditional architecture at the temples, this quaint building is built in the western style. It is also the only bank created and run by Japan's often ignored underclass, the Burakumin. The Burakumin were those who traditionally did jobs considered impure like butchering and tanning. There is still stigma against the people who live in the traditionally designated ghettos for this sub-caste going back to the medieval period. Learn how this strong community has deep roots in Kyoto, and how their struggle for acceptance has been succeeding with every new generation.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kyoto Station Building, 901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216 Kyoto Prefecture

End your journey with some urban exploration of Kyoto Station. created with unique architecture, this station also holds many secrets. Let your guide show you the hidden charm of this bustling station from glass walkways to city views, and lots of ramen.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sanjusangendo Temple, 657 Sanjusangendo Mawaricho, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0941 Kyoto Prefecture

Hop on the train (fare included) to the longest wooden structure in Japan. The inside of this 13th century building houses an even greater treasure. A UNESCO site, the inside is filled with more than 1000 hand carved gold plated statue of the the Bodhisattva of mercy, Kannon. It is truly an unforgettable site.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Entrance into Tofukuji's Ryugin-An Garden
  • Train ticket from Tobakaido Station to Shichijo Station
  • All entrance fees for the temples mentioned in this itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Bank of Yanagihara Memorial Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sanjusangendo Temple
  • One Japanese sweet per person
  • Your own private Japanese/ English bilingual guide who's skillset includes history fun
  • Entry/Admission - Kyoto Station Building
  • Entry/Admission - Tofuku-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Myoan-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Chikujo-so tea ceremony
Not Included
  • Food and drink outside of the sweet provided
  • Taxis
Departure Point
Tofukuji Station, 12 Chome Honmachi, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0981, Japan
Return Details
Kyoto Station, Higashishiokoji Kamadonocho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Enjoy the variety of architecture and neighborhoods Kyoto has to offer while walking from one place to the next.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Your own private Japanese/English bilingual guide
  • Please be aware that the Fushimi Foxes and Lunch addon has a different start time and place
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.