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Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Arashiyama & Sagano Bamboo Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide, explore the area of Arashiyama and Sagano, where aristocrats once unwound in their villas more than 1,000 years ago. The highlights of this tour include the scenic countryside views from Togetsukyo bridge; Tenryu-ji temple with its beautiful traditional gardens; the enchanting world from within the Bamboo Grove; and Jojakko-ji Temple with its breathtaking green moss. During the tour you will also visit some secret spots unfamiliar to the usual tourists. Enjoy the walk and delicious food while learning about Japanese culture and history. Our guides are looking forward to arranging a tour that’s best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.89
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$87.89
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Kyoto Food & Culture Full-day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Food & Culture Full-day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This is THE tour to get a local's experience of Kyoto’s best street food and culture! Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides can help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of Kyoto. Meet your guide at your hotel to start your day, then begin the tour with a possible trip to the 400m long Nishiki Market, nicknamed “Kyoto’s Kitchen”, where over 130 food shops and stalls beckon your taste buds. Learn about Kyoto's food culture and history through the variety of unique dishes and goods available. Give your appetite a break at the nearby Gion district, famous as the geisha district of Kyoto. Your guide will introduce you to the history and culture of geisha—from their kimonos and hairstyles to the rules and rituals of their daily lives. Our guides will customize a four-hour tour in detail according to your interests. We want to arrange a tour that’s best for you! Note*:The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$87.89
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$87.89
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Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya. Go on a full-day guided walking tour of Mt. Koya and learn about the modern and traditional aspects of one of the world’s most sacred mountains! If you are staying in Osaka but would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this tour of Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture is for you! Meet your guide at your hotel (in Osaka, Kyoto, Wakayama, or around the Kansai area), then head to Mount Koya. Your guide will customize your full-day tour in detail according to your interests. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$136.71
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$136.71
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Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.89
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$92.89
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Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Most visitor to Kyoto go to Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine to snap a photo of the red torii gates then leave, This guided tour offers a much richer experience, with insights into the origin of the shrine and its connection to local culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.82
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$23.82
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Gion Evening Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Gion Evening Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Exploring the narrow alleyways of Kyoto’s Geisha District—Gion can be daunting for a first-time visitor. Eliminate the worry of getting lost by going on a guided tour. It’s a great way to discover hidden places that locals love, and to hear about Kyoto’s ancient past. Highlights include learning about Geisha culture and rituals, and visiting Gion, Pontocho, and Miyagawacho.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.30
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$29.30
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Silver Pavilion Ginkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Silver Pavilion Ginkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enhance your visit to the UNESCO-listed Silver Pavilion—Ginkaku-ji Temple by discovering its history and top features with a guide. You’ll learn about its link to Higashiyama culture, and the life of the art-obsessed shogun who lived there. It’s a great way to find out more Japan’s ancient traditions, including the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Noh theater, and poetry.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.82
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$23.82
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Golden Pavilion Kinkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Golden Pavilion Kinkaku-ji Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) is one of Kyoto's most recognizable landmarks and a must-see, but you will have a must richer experience by visiting it with a guide who can provided detailed historical context to the much-photographed temple.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.82
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$23.82
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kiyomizu-dera Temple Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Discover one of Kyoto’s most popular temples—Kiyomizu-dera Temple by going on a comprehensive 1-hour guided tour. Exploring the temple grounds with a guide means you’ll be able to learn about Japan’s history and culture as you explore the magnificent building. Enjoy commentary from your English-speaking guide who will make sure you don't miss any important features.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.82
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$23.82
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Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Traditional and historical Japanese gardens are best sites to see Japanese aesthetics. Both artistic landscape gardens with seasonal plants and dry landscape gardens at Zen temples help you get relaxed for meditation. Visiting various styled gardens and experiencing traditional Japanese spirits which are represented in plants, rocks, and total design. Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day private tour of the best Japanese gardens in Kyoto. Select gardens from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. In addition to gardens, you may also choose any famous site in Kyoto for a truly memorable experience! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.11
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$116.11
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Osaka Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

Osaka Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

Osaka is the second biggest city in Japan. Located in the Kansai Area, it is the home of excellent food like takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and yakisoba. But more than delicious snacks, Osaka has a lot of great places to enjoy! In this tour, you will visit the most famous one: Osaka Castle. This castle is located in a spacious area full of history and nature. Even if the complex is incredible to visit all year long, it is a magical place during the plum and cherry blossom season, from March to May. First, you will look at Sengan-Yagura Turret, one of its oldest remainings. Then, you will walk by the cute Hokoku Shrine and the traditional garden Nishinomaru, before enjoying a nice walk in Osaka Castle Park, a place full of plum and cherry trees. The next step will be Osaka Castle and its impressive panorama of the city. Finally, after passing by the cute Gokurakubashi Bridge, you will enjoy a boat promenade around the complex in a Gozabune boat and its golden roof.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$479.88
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$479.88
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Private Hiace Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Hiace Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

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Explore the Osaka or Kyoto regions in your private Hiace car with an English-speaking driver. Customize your own itinerary with your driver to fit the interests of you and your group. See key landmarks such as the Osaka Castle, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Learn about the history of each location and get insider tips from your driver.
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  • 11 hours
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$809.80
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$809.80
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Private Alphard Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Alphard Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

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Hire your own private driver to take you around the Osaka or Kyoto regions for the day. Customize your own itinerary with your driver and see the attractions that are of most interest to you such as the Osaka Castle, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Select an English-, Chinese-, or Japanese-speaking driver and learn about the history of each location.
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$726.44
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$726.44
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Private Sedan Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Sedan Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

This tour is catered for people who prefer the privacy of their own vehicle. With a dedicated car and personal driver, you can travel between attractions in Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, or Nara. Customize your own itinerary or simply relax and go with your driver’s suggestions. Entrance fees, tolls, and parking fees are extra.
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$649.03
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$649.03
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Private Walking Day Tour in Osaka with English / Chinese Speaking Guide

Private Walking Day Tour in Osaka with English / Chinese Speaking Guide

This tour will bring you to visit the most famous tourist attractions in Osaka guided by local English speaking guide. We would recommend itinerary below Osaka Castle -> Osaka Museum of Housing and Living -> Osaka Bay Area -> Shinsekai -> Shinsaibashi & Dotonbori -> Hotel However you can also customize your own itinerary
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$341.78
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$341.78
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Kyoto Day Trip using Private Car with English Driver

Kyoto Day Trip using Private Car with English Driver

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This tour package will bring you to see the beautiful temple or shrine in Kyoto with a comfortable private transport. We would recommend itinerary: Arashiyama (Bamboo Forest) -> Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) -> Kiyomizu Temple -> Fushimi Inari Taisha -> Hotel However you can also choose and customize your own itinerary
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$708.58
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$708.58
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Private Commuter (13 seat) in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Commuter (13 seat) in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Toyota Commuter can fit max 13 passenger with 1 driver. This tour offers a dedicated car with driver to travel around Osaka Kyoto Kobe and Nara sightseeing spots. Suggested Itinerary: Osaka Area: Hotel in Osaka -> Osaka Castle -> Osaka Bay Area -> Shinsekai -> Hotel in Osaka Kyoto Area: Hotel in Osaka-> Kiyomizu Temple -> Fushimi Inari Taisha -> Arashiyama (Bamboo Forest) -> Hotel in Osaka You are also free to customize your own itinerary
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$890.78
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$890.78
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Osaka Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Osaka Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Local knowledge pays when discovering a new city. By connecting you with a local who knows Osaka first hand, this private walking tour lets you experience it as you would with a friend who lives in the city. Explain your travel wishes over a call or app, and meet your Osaka local for a walk that reflects your interests and channels their tips, knowledge, and passion for their city.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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$35.90
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Local Style Osaka Day Trip with an a Native English Speaker in Japan 36 years!

Local Style Osaka Day Trip with an a Native English Speaker in Japan 36 years!

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Find an oasis of peace amid the hustle and bustle of Osaka. Escape the busy crowds on an intimate small group tour of Osaka’s oldest and most famous shrines and temples. After making your offerings, enjoy sake and appetizers with your new friends (personal expense). Then see Osaka from above at the Tsutenkakku tower. This all inclusive tour lets you relax while your guide does the navigating.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$371.56
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$371.56

Kuromon Market Food Walking Tour in Osaka

Kuromon Market Food Walking Tour in Osaka

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-Try Osaka's "must-eat" street food, Takoyaki- It's a small rounded ball snack made of wheat-flour based batter with a piece of octopus inside. This Takoyaki is originally from Osaka and that's why we want you to try the best one. -Have a taste of local favorite foods- This tour will be an excellent option for you if you would like to try different kinds of Japanese food in one place! The Kuromon Market has a history of more than 100 years and has more than 130 shops and stalls. -Find unique Japanese kitchenware and tableware souvenirs- We'll head to a street named Doguyasuji street. The street has contributed to "the Kitchen of the Nation" by offering various kitchenware, tableware and cooking equipment not only for individuals, but also for professionals. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.13
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$40.13
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Half-Day Sightseeing City Tour of Daisuki Osaka with Pickup

Half-Day Sightseeing City Tour of Daisuki Osaka with Pickup

Drive cruising comfortably to visit four of Osaka's popular sightseeing spots on this half-day city tour with a driver. This is a great introduction to the city. We specially designed the pick-up time starts from 9 am onwards, not too early not too late to enjoy the city tour. we will prepare information for travelers to travel from * Dotonbori Shopping back to the hotel by train, challenge > Why not travel back to your hotel by Subway Train on your! Easy! And you will like it!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.90
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$138.90
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Smal Group or Private Kansai Soul Tour in Osaka including Japanese Snacks

Smal Group or Private Kansai Soul Tour in Osaka including Japanese Snacks

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Osaka, often referred to as the soul of Japan’s Kansai prefecture, is an integral stop on any tour of the Land of the Rising Sun. Experience Osaka’s neon-fronted nightlife, exceptional food, and buzzing markets on a sightseeing tour. Highlights include Kuromon Ichiba Market, famed for its gourmet hole-in-the-wall restaurants, Tsutenkaku Tower in Luna Park, and Dotonbori, a canal-side strip home to neon sigs and a giant mechanical crab. Japanese snacks, including octopus balls and skewered meat, are included on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.16
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$100.16
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Small-Group or Private Kyoto Walking Tour

Lonely Planet Experiences: Small-Group or Private Kyoto Walking Tour

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Experience the glowing lanterns and lively atmosphere of Kyoto after dark on this evening walking tour with a small group. Experience the ancient Japanese capital after dark as you stroll the city’s serene back streets and visit city landmarks like Yasaka Shrine, the Pontocho restaurant district, and a ‘tachinomiya’ stand and drink shop for included food and drink samples.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.51
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$104.51
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Lonely Planet Experiences: City of Culture Private Afternoon Tour

Lonely Planet Experiences: City of Culture Private Afternoon Tour

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Japan’s former capital Kyoto is known for being Japan’s city of culture. By going on a private tour, you have a more personalized experience. Don't worry about getting lost as you explore the city with a guide. Save time waiting in line, as entry to Tofukiji Temple is included. Your guide takes you to multiple beautiful sites including the filming location of 'Memoirs of a Geisha'—Fushimi Inari Shrine and Gion District.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.42
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