Evening Food Tour of Kyoto’s Pontocho & Gion Shirakawa

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Introducing our Evening Food Tour of Kyoto’s Pontocho & Gion Shirakawa – a journey that promises to captivate your senses and immerse you in the heart of Kyoto’s culinary and cultural traditions. Visiting two of the most iconic gastronomic locations in Kyoto, Pontocho and Gion Shirakawa, this tour is a must for any foodie in Kyoto. As the late afternoon sun sets, we’ll meet in the heart of Pontocho, renowned for its enchanting riverside dining where you can savor delectable Japanese cuisine in a romantic, lantern-lit ambiance that’s emblematic of Kyoto’s traditional charm. Then, step further into the past as you reach Gion Shirakawa. This area exudes a timeless elegance with its well-preserved teahouses, transporting visitors to an era of geisha and traditional Japanese arts. Its cobbled streets and serene canals offer a tranquil escape from the bustling city, making it an ideal place to appreciate Kyoto’s cultural heritage.

With several delectable food and drink stops along the way, our Evening Food Tour of Kyoto’s Pontocho & Gion Shirakawa will leave you with cherished memories and a taste of authentic Kyoto. Ideal for foodies, culture enthusiasts, and curious travelers, this is your chance to savor Kyoto’s rich heritage – don’t miss out, book your evening adventure today!

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Evening Food Tour of Kyoto’s Pontocho & Gion Shirakawa Highlights

  1. Delve into Kyoto's culinary world with our tour, featuring several delectable food and drink stops (included)
  2. Experience the local ambiance including Pontocho's charming riverside dining and Gion Shirakawa’s traditional teahouses
  3. Navigate secret back alleys and discover hidden treasures rarely seen by tourists
  4. See Kyoto through the eyes of a local guide, creating lasting and cherished travel memories
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Evening Food Tour of Kyoto’s Pontocho & Gion Shirakawa Itinerary

Late afternoon - Meet your guide in Kyoto
Enjoy an enchanting walk along the river in Pontocho's atmospheric setting, with food stops along the way
Take in the traditional atmosphere of Gion Shirakawa and visit its timeless teahouses
Discover secret back alleys, unveiling hidden treasures and treats not typically seen by tourists
Evening - After enjoying several delectable food and drink stops, end your tour at a pre-specified drop-off point in Kyoto
NB - all timings on Evening Food Tour of Kyoto’s Pontocho & Gion Shirakawa are approximate
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Includes
Hand-picked expert tour guide
5 food and drink stops
2 drinks
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Additional food and drinks
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