Discover Gion's Secrets: A Kyoto Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 10 km
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Duration 2h
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Discover Kyoto's Gion with a Self-Guided Audio Tour
  • Feel the serenity at Kenninji Temple
  • Catch a glimpse of Geisha on Hanamikoji Street
  • Admire the lit-up Yasaka Shrine at night
  • See towering Yasaka Pagoda's historical grandeur
Immerse yourself in the enigmatic aura of Kyoto's Gion district with this Self-Guided Audio Tour. Designed to intrigue those drawn to the mysterious world of the Geisha, the historic sights, and the lantern-lit nights, this tour promises an adventure in the heart of the city's cultural heritage. The journey begins at the vibrant Yasaka Shrine, with its bright orange gate piercing the dusk, setting the tone for an evening of exploration. From here, the path weaves through the alluring Hanamikoji Street, past theaters like Komatsu-za, and along the picturesque Shirakawa Canal. Marvel at landmarks like the Yasaka Pagoda, as the route ambles down Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka, and past the serenity of Kodaiji Temple. The expedition culminates at Kenninji Temple, allowing for a moment of reflection beneath its ancient eaves. Along the way, embrace the chance to witness Geisha in their traditional environment, the calming melodies of the Geta sandals, and the hypnotic reflections on the Shirakawa Canal. This night walking tour not only narrates the history but also connects with the silent tales whispered by the cobbled streets and the monumental statues that stand watch over this timeless district.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Yasaka Shrine
625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0073, Japan
Kodaiji Temple
Japan, 〒605-0825 Kyoto, Higashiyama Ward, Shimokawarachō, 高台寺下河原町526
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