Kyoto half day tour- Afternoon

Activity Japan, 〒530-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Kita Ward, 梅田3丁目1番1号 Published on: 01-07-2016

12:00 PM - 07:30 PM
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7.0 hour
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Japan, ?530-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Kita Ward, ??3??1?1?
Highlight of the city
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Adventure
Cultural & Theme
1.76 USD

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Kyoto half day tour- Afternoon

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Why Kyoto half day tour- Afternoon is special ?

  •  Enjoy a quick tour of Kyoto's major sightseeing spots even if staying in Osaka.
  • This popular tour takes participants around to shrines and temples which each have their own unique atmosphere. Kiyomizu-dera Temple, included on this tour, is a registered World Heritage Site.
  • There are many souvenir shops on the street leading to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

What to explore at Kyoto half day tour- Afternoon?

12:00 - 12:30
  • Pick-up Service  
  • Pick-up service from hotels to Hotel Granvia Osaka
12:30 -
  • Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka  
  • Walk to Osaka Station
  • From Osaka Station to Kyoto Station  
  • (JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seat))
  • [Remarks] Depending on the number of participants, the tour will use JR train or a bus for transportation between Osaka and Kyoto. If using JR train seating will be non-reserved, so please note that seating is not guaranteed.
13:30 -
  • Depart from Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)  
  • Sightseeing of Kyoto is conducted entirely by bus.
  • Heian Jingu Shrine  (25 min)
  • Don't miss the characteristic red architecture of this beautiful shrine built to celebrate the 1101 year anniversary of the founding of the city of Kyoto.
  • [Remarks] This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden. 
  • During the Jidai Festival on October 22, 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, the itinerary change will still be implemented on the postponed festival date.
  • 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.
  • Depart from Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Head to Kyoto Station via bus and walking
  • Depart JR Kyoto Station and go to Osaka Station  
  • JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).
18:30 - 19:30
  • Tour ends at JR Osaka Station
  • Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.

Addtional information

  • During the Jidai Festival on October 22, 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, the itinerary change will still be implemented on the postponed festival date.
  • Depending on the number of participants, the tour will use JR train or a bus for transportation between Osaka and Kyoto. If using JR train seating will be non-reserved, so please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.

Inclusion

  • English-speaking guide, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour

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Duration
4.0 days
Estimated
181.16 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
20 places

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Location

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Japan, 〒530-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Kita Ward, 梅田3丁目1番1号

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Japan, ?530-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Kita Ward, ??3??1?1?

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