Kyoto Shrines and Temples Half-Day Tour From Kyoto

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Immerse yourself in the essence of Japan’s rich heritage and natural beauty with our Kyoto Shrines and Temples Half-Day Tour from Kyoto. This captivating journey delves into the architectural wonders of several of Kyoto’s World Heritage sites. From iconic shrines to cultural landmarks, this tour is a window into Kyoto’s imperial legacy. Begin your afternoon adventure with a pick-up in Kyoto, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience. Your tour begins at one of the most famous places in Japan, the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, renowned for its bright red Senbon Torii gates. It’s a must-see spot and one of Kyoto’s most iconic attractions. Next, explore the awe-inspiring Sanjusangen-do Temple, home to the world’s longest wooden structure. Inside, you’ll find 1,001 life-size Buddhist statues, each with its own unique history. Conclude your day with a breathtaking panoramic view of Kyoto from the Kiyomizu-Dera World Heritage Site. It’s the perfect photo opportunity, capturing the city’s beauty in one frame.

Our Kyoto Shrines and Temples Half-Day Tour is an ideal choice for those who want to soak up the sacred history of Kyoto in an afternoon. This tour takes you to temples, a shrine, and other majestic landmarks that paint a vivid picture of Kyoto’s heritage, accompanied by an expert government-licensed tour guide. Following the tour, you’ll be dropped off at select hotels and locations in Kyoto. Book now to unveil the rich cultural tapestry of Kyoto with our expertly guided afternoon tour.

Kyoto Shrines and Temples Half-Day Tour From Kyoto Highlights

  1. Explore iconic Fushimi Inari Shrine with its striking red Torii gates, a must-see in Kyoto
  2. Visit Sanjusangen-do, home to 1,001 life-sized statues, the world's longest wooden structure
  3. Capture Kyoto's beauty from Kiyomizu-Dera, a perfect photo spot overlooking the whole city
  4. A licensed guide leads this insightful afternoon tour, showcasing Kyoto's sacred history and rich heritage
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Kyoto Shrines and Temples Half-Day Tour From Kyoto Itinerary

Afternoon - pick up in Kyoto
Visit Fushimi Inary Taisha Shrine with its bright red Senbon Torii gates, one of Kyoto’s most iconic spots
Continue to Sanjusangen-do Temple, the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size Buddhist statues
Finish with a breathtaking view of Kyoto from the Kiyomizu-dera World Heritage Site
Drop-off in the evening at select locations in Kyoto
NB - all timings on Kyoto Shrines and Temples Half-Day Tour From Kyoto are approximate
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The tour will try to visit the locations mentioned in the itinerary, however, some of these locations may be closed, if this is the case, we will try to accommodate other sites in the area
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You have the option to request a cancellation up to seven days before the tour starts, and in such a case, you will be eligible for a 70% refund.