Discover Kyoto: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Gion

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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
  • Explore Kyoto with the Self-Guided Audio Tour
  • Discover Gion's iconic geisha culture
  • Taste local bites in Pontocho Alley
  • Feel Zen at the Kennin-ji Temple
  • See Kabuki's home at Minamiza Theatre
This audio tour invites you on a journey through Kyoto's Gion district, a place brimming with culture and flavors. Designed for those with a passion for exploration and a taste for local cuisine, it will guide you through historic alleys and scenic spots, all while savoring Kyoto's culinary delights. Your adventure begins at the charming Gion Corner, surrounded by traditional wooden buildings and the possibility of geisha sightings, and will conclude at the tranquil Kodai-ji Temple, amid its Zen gardens. Along the route, engage with the city's heartbeat at Kamo River and be enchanted by the lantern-lit evenings at Yasaka Shrine. Slip through the lively Pontocho Alley, witness the hustle and bustle of 'Kyoto's Kitchen' at Nishiki Market, and find peace within the serene walls of Kennin-ji, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto. The tour stitches together a tapestry of unique sights, from the colorful vermillion gates of Yasaka Shrine to the mesmerizing Twin Dragons of Kennin-ji. It combines intimate cultural experiences with the joy of discovering hidden gems where you can taste your way through local standing bars and tapas-sized dishes. By the end, you'll carry with you a full heart, and perhaps a full stomach, enriched by the profound beauty and culinary mastery that is Kyoto.

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
Gion Corner
570-2 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0074, Japan
Yasaka Shrine
625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0073, Japan
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