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5 02, 2017

Kyoto 1-day tour

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The Kyoto full day tour visits all the main highlights of this historic city. See Nijo Castle, with palace buildings arguably the best surviving examples of castle palace architecture of Japan's feudal era, and a UNESCO World Heritage site; the Golden Temple (Kinkakuji), a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely [...]

5 02, 2015

Tea Ceremony & Nishiki Market Walking tour

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Visit Kenninji, the older Zen Temple in Kyoto. Enjoy a stroll around the traditional district of Gion, and take part in a Tea Ceremony. Then head to Kyoto's kitchen, Nishiki Market. This tour offers many ways to experience the culture and tradition of Kyoto.

5 02, 2015
  • Inari Shrine, Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine & Sake Tasting tour

By |2018-07-18T09:01:55+00:00February 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Fushimi Inari Shrine & Sake Tasting tour

Take a trip out of Kyoto to Fushimi, home of many sake breweries, and visit a sake museum. Visit the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, famous for "senbon torii" (1,000 gateways), painted red. First and foremost, Inari is the god of rice. But since the earliest times, Inari was seen as the patron of business, and [...]

5 02, 2015
  • The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day tour

By |2018-07-18T09:02:17+00:00February 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day tour

Travel by Bullet train from Kyoto or Osaka to Hiroshima, to visit firstly the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima, a World Heritage Site. Established in the 6th century, it is famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles' residence in the Heian period). The vermilion-painted shrine is constructed on pillars over the [...]

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5 02, 2015

Nara Afternoon tour

By |2018-07-18T09:02:27+00:00February 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Nara Afternoon tour

Take an afternoon excursion from Kyoto to visit historic Nara, which was Japan's capital 710 - 784 AD (known as the Nara period). Many imposing buildings originally erected in that era are preserved. Todaiji Temple, one the world's largest wooden structures, houses the great Buddha statue in bronze, nearly 15 metres high. Then on to [...]

5 02, 2015

Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking tour

By |2018-07-18T09:02:35+00:00February 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking tour

Enjoy the scenery of Arashiyama and the bamboo groves of Sagano on a walking tour with English-speaking guide. Arashiyama (嵐山) is a pleasant district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. Arashiyama is particularly popular during spring, [...]

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