Take an afternoon tour to some of Kyoto's most famous sites and discover why this ancient political capital of Japan is now its history and sightseeing capital! The tour starts in the early afternoon, leaving your morning free.
1:40 p.m.
Depart New Miyako Hotel to visit the following by bus. *Report at least 10 minutes prior to departure.
Heian Jingu Shrine (40 min)
Prowl the gorgeous inner gardens of the shrine built to celebrate the 1100 year anniversary of the founding of the city of Kyoto.
Sanjusangendo Temple (30 min)
Browse the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life size statues of Buddhist deities Kannon dating back to the 13th century.
Kiyomizudera Temple (60 min)
View the city of Kyoto from this hilltop temple and catch the drops of the Otowa waterfall flowing from beneath the main hall, known to grant wishes to those who drink it.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Arrive at hotel. Tour concludes upon arrival.

Tour Information

1:40pm - 6:30pm.
Departure Dates
Jan 5th - Dec 30th: Daily (except Feb 16th.)
No meals included.
Pick-up service
Available at major hotels in Tokyo. Click here to view a list.
Drop-off service
Not available.
English-speaking guide service is included.
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1. During the Jidai Festival on October 22, Heian Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple.
2. Pick-up service from Kyoto Hotel Okura, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Hotel Monterey Kyoto, and Nikko Princess Kyoto is not available during the Gion Festival (July 17) and the Jidai Festival (October 22) due to traffic restrictions.
3. During the Gion Festival (July 14 - 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Monterey Kyoto is unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
4. Connection to the Kyoto Maiko Dinner is possible. Please choose to be dropped off at Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto to do so.
5. Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour are not possible due to time constraints.
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