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Highlights of Kyoto | KY34

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Highlights of Kyoto

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Starting from $72.01 NZD / Adult
Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Kyoto on this journey that travels to two of the city's UNESCO World Heritage treasures. Your adventure begins at the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, known for its stunning views of Kyoto and for its many shrines and talismans. This independent Buddhist temple is visited by pilgrims seeking true love and fulfilled wishes. Continue to enjoy a scenic drive through Kyoto, passing Nijo Castle, built for Shogun Tokugawa. Then, visit the Kinkakuji Zen Temple, known as the Golden Pavilion, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Japan's most famous landmarks. This landmark sits in the middle of a beautiful garden with a wooden pavilion perched over a reflecting pond. Admire the pavilion's stunning gold-leaf exterior. After sightseeing, visit a local restaurant to enjoy a western-style lunch, and continue your journey through the historical and cultural city of Kyoto.
  • Visit the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, an independent Buddhist temple, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Discover the magnificent Golden Pavilion, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of Japan's most iconic landmarks.
  • Sit down to a delicious western-style lunch at a local restaurant.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over cobblestone, flat terrain, and gravel surfaces, and negotiate approximately 180 steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • The coach cannot accommodate electric scooters. The coach can only accommodate folding wheelchairs.
  • Guests must negotiate a few steps to enter and exit the coach.
  • Some sections of Kiyomizu-dera Temple may be under construction.
  • Guests should expect traffic, delays, and crowds because tour dates take place during Japan's peak tourist season. Sometimes the coach may take some time to park due to crowding.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
Location Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
Tour Code KY34 KY34
Duration9.50 Hours 9.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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