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Half Day Tour of Nijo Castle and Golden Pavilion in Kyoto

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Kyoto, Japan

From $176.28 per group (up to 1)

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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Explore two of Kyoto’s most famous attractions, Nijo Castle and Kinkaku-ji, during this 4-hour excursion to these two UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relive the era of the Japanese ‘shoguns’ (military leaders) in the 17th century during an hour-long visit to Nijo Castle. Continue on to Kinkaku-ji Temple, the beautiful ‘Golden Pavillion’ constructed in the 14th century by the Ashikaga clan. Your guide, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport are also covered.
  • Explore Kyoto's Nijo Castle and the Golden Pavillion during a half-day tour
  • Experience two of Kyoto's UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one fun excursion
  • Admire the shimmering gold Kinkaku-ji Temple, first built in the 14th century
  • Wander the fortifications of the 17th-century Nijo Castle
  • Great way to sample the many historic sights of Kyoto
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Admission fee(Nijo Castle and Golden Pavilion)
Transportation to/from attractions(both customer and guide)

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Traveler pickup is offered
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Departure Time

9:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • If the Nijo Castle is closed, the places to be visited can be changed upon your request.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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What is the maximum group size during Half Day Tour of Nijo Castle and Golden Pavilion in Kyoto?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

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We loved this tour and particularly...
Anke M
, Sep 2017
We loved this tour and particularly so because our guide Hiro was a truly lovely person who taught us a lot

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