The Essence of Kyoto — Cultural Walk in Gion & Higashiyama

Duration: About 50 minutes
In English language


  • Visit historical Geisha District
  • Find beautiful Shrines and Temples
  • Learn more about Kabuki — Traditional Japanese Performing Arts


The very essence of Kyoto can be experienced in the districts of Gion and Higashiyama. If you have a limited time in Kyoto and want a quick highlight of the city, this walking tour leads you through the highlights of Japanese culture as we know today, such as Kabuki and Geishas....

What’s included

  • Headphones — you should bring your own
$17.70per tour

Start the tour at any time after purchase

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Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Shijō Ōhashi bridge (Gion-Shijo Keihan station)
〒604-8014 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward
Hanamikoji-dori street
570-232 Gionmachi, Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward
Meet Jonathan,
author of the tour
Always aspiring to make beautiful art through photography. Loves dogs, nature and adventure.

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The Essence of Kyoto — Cultural Walk in Gion & Higashiyama
$17.70per tour