Free tour of Kyoto the city of dreams.

Duration: 3h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: David
Quality Verified Registered on December 21, 2022

Hello travelers, my name is David, I am from the country where the best coffee is produced and the best flowers in the world are exported, of course I am talking about Colombia. I am a fan of autobiographies and history, one of my favorites is the biography of the great Philosopher and Politician Confucius. Also, I love soccer and hiking.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Get to know one of the cities where dreams come true, where great industries like Nintendo were born, and be part of a great adventure full of colorful landscapes, geishas, ​​samurai, temples, and much more.


The tour starts from the SANJO-OHASHI bridge station, where we will take a short walk along the KAMOGAWA river, you will hear stories of how Kyoto became the capital of Japan and one of the most important cities.

Later , we will find the most beautiful place in Kyoto, the Geisha District (GION) , where you can observe an atmosphere of ancient architecture called Machi-Ya , traditional wooden houses with more than 150 years , a memorable place to store in our memories.

The next stop will be at CHION-IN SAMON , one of the most prestigious temples in Japan , there we will explain how the Japanese introduced Buddhism as a religion and why Christianity was such a failure.

During the tour we will enter HISASHI-YAMA, one of the most historic area of ​​Kyoto where you will be delighted with fascinating stories of the ancient emperors and samurai warriors (Shoguns).

Finally we will see one of the most historical places in Kyoto the KIYOMIZU TEMPLE, one of the most seen in Kyoto.

Kyoto is an interesting city, it will fill you not only with history and temples, but also with a wide variety of gastronomy. Once the tour is over, we will give you recommendations for restaurants and activities to do.

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    Japan, 〒605-0009 Kyoto, Higashiyama W...
    Japan, 〒605-0009 Kyoto, Higashiyama Ward, Ōhashichō, 三条大橋東詰 Sanjo Station
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    Location: At the exit of the SANJO-OHASHI station. exit 6.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Ignacio 25 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Buen servicio turístico
Cristina 24 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
David fue un guía de 10!nos enseño un montón de lugares, compartió la historia de la ciudad y su propia historia y nos ayudo a conocer con mucho cariño tanto Kioto como otros lugares de Japón!súper recomendable!!
Dania 23 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
David es muy simpático, estupendo profesional. Nos ha dado muy buenas recomendaciones y ha conseguido que el tour se haga ameno y entretenido. Mis felicitaciones
Laia 23 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
La experiencia fue de 10. David fue muy amable en todo momento y nos cantó muchísima información sobre la ciudad y sus habitantes. El tour era de 3 horas pero estuvimos unos 40 minutos de mas. Esas casi 4 horas nos pasaron volando, ya que todo era muy interesante!!
Carla 22 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Un guía encantador. Información muy interesante. 100%recomendable
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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