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Temples of Kyoto

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Starting from $249 USD / Adult
Travel to Kyoto, the capital of Japanese culture, on this adventure that will take you to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Journey up the slopes of Mt. Otowa to the beautiful Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Discover a sacred place dedicated to the deity of compassion and mercy. Join your guide for an exploration of the temple’s gorgeous interior, and learn about the mortar and joint architectural structure. Then, step outside and take in the view. Continue to the famous Golden Pavilion, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, and pause to admire the reflection of the temple in the garden’s still pond. Get to know the vibrant city of Kyoto and then sit down for a delicious Western-style lunch at a local restaurant or hotel.
  • Immerse yourself in the capital of Japanese culture, visiting the famous UNESCO World Heritage Golden Pavilion.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Kiyomizu-dera Temple and admire the structure’s beautiful architecture.
  • Sit down to a delicious Western-style lunch at a local restaurant or hotel.
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
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1500 yards over even and cobblestone surfaces, and negotiate approximately 180 steps.
  • Coach cannot accommodate electric scooters. Only folding wheelchairs are permitted.
  • Coach does not have a lift. Guests must negotiate a few steps to enter and exit.
  • Some parts of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple may be under restoration.
  • In 2019 some Parts of Nijo castle will be in restoration.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
  • Guests may experience traffic and delays during peak season in Japan.
Location Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
Tour Code KB17 KB17
Duration9.50 Hours 9.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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