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Kyoto 6 Hours East [Kiyomizu-dera, Gion, Nishiki Market]


A 6-hour highlights tour to cover the eastern part of Kyoto.


Tour Highlights

Kiyomizu-Dera Temple
San-nen zaka
yasaka pagoda

Kiyomizu-Dera District

Kiyomizu-dera temple

The most famous temple in Kyoto on the hilltop with its wooden jetty stage standing 13 meters above the hillside.

Admission: ¥400/adult, ¥200/15 and under

San-nen-zaka quarter

An approachway to Kiyomizu-dera temple. It is a preserved area and retains its old architecture and stone pavement. Many cafes, galleries and souvenir shops gathers along the street. Well-known for Kiyommizu-pottery ware shops.

Yasaka Pagoda

A landmark of Higashiyama district. This five-storied pagoda of Hokan-ji Temple was said to be built in late 6th century and the current one standing is a rebuilt done in 1440.

Admission: free*
*To be observed from outside of the property.

Gion District

Gion District

The most famous Geisha district of Kyoto. The area is between Yasaka shrine to the East and Kamo-river to the west, and also Ken-nin-ji temple to the south. It is filled with traditional and up-scale restaurants, shops and "Ochaya" a traditional dinner places to be entertained by Geisha. Geisha or Maiko can be seen occasionally when they're on their way to the engagements.

Admission: free


Nishiki Market

Also known as "the Kyoto's kitchen", Nishiki ichiba (market) is a 400 meters long shopping alley with more than one hundred food shops. Its history goes back as far as 400 years and many deals with authentic Kyoto food.

Admission: free

Tour Schedule

Operated on: Mon. through Sunday

Suggested Start Time: Between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Starts at: Your hotel or other form of accommodation in Kyoto*

Tour Ends at: Your hotel in Kyoto, or the last destination if you prefer

*Please contact us for remote start-off options


  • Local train and local bus*

*Guide may suggest the use of taxi considering tour schedule and number of guests in the party.


Tour fare per group (up to 6 guests): ¥27,000 (+ 10% consumption tax)


  • An English-speaking guide service provided during sightseeing and transfers
  • Guide's transportation (unless itinerary changed per customer's request)
  • Guide's admission (unless itinerary changed per customer's request)

Not included:

  • Transportation
  • Admission
  • Meal

Required expenses:

  • Admission: shown at each tour highlight destination above
  • Transportation: approx. ¥1,000 yen/person depending on where the tour starts


  • Every tour is arranged per each request regardless of the number of guest in a group up to 6 and there won't be any mixed group.
  • This is a walking tour. Although subways and busses are used most of the time, you'll be walking a few miles/kilometres during the tour. Please dress casually and wear shoes comfortable for walking.

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  • Model: KYO60E

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 12 February, 2016.