Kyoto: Uncover Gion District with a Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.3km
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Duration 1h
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This tour was generated with the help of AI with human post moderation. It allows us to propose more diverse content for you while keeping good quality and lower price
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore Kyoto's soul with the In-App Audio Tour
  • See the centuries-old Kabuki Theater 'Minamiza'
  • Discover geishas' world on Hanamikoji Street
  • Admire the ancient Zen Kennin-ji Temple
  • Taste traditional sweets in a tea house
This audio tour is ideal for culture aficionados and history buffs intrigued by the traditional heart of Kyoto. The digital journey allows for an intimate exploration of Gion's geishas, ancient temples, and Kabuki heritage from the statue of the Kabuki dancer all the way to the serene Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Starting at a monument dedicated to the arts of Kabuki, travelers will embark on an adventure along the atmospheric streets of Kyoto, passing by storied theaters, temples and the homes of geishas and Maikos. The path will be sprinkled with historic tea houses and inviting traditional craft shops, leading to a climax at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, known for its stunning vistas over Kyoto. Highlights include an inside glimpse into the world of geisha arts and the majestic architecture of Kyoto's spiritual landscape. Along the way, the aroma of incense, the sight of age-old pottery, and the sounds from temples will enrich the sensory experience of the ancient capital. The final stop at Kiyomizu-dera offers a sweeping view over the city, promising a memorable conclusion to a journey through time.

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
The statue of the Kabuki dancer
View point
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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