Kyoto Morning Sightseeing Tour by Bus
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Pick-up servicePick-up service from selected hotels in Kyoto need advanced reservations. Pick-up service is available from selected hotels in Kyoto. Kyoto Hotel Okura(8:20) - ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto (8:35) - Karasuma Kyoto Hotel(8;40) - Kyoto Tokyu Hotel(8:40) Pick-up service is available from New Miyako Hotel(tour desk) or selected hotels in Kyoto.
- See the most important sights of Kyoto on this morning tour by bus
- Walk around Nijo castle, the former residence of the Tokugawa Shoguns
- Admire the Golden Pavilion
- Visit Kyoto Imperial Palace
After you're picked up from your hotel between 07:55 and 08:45, you'll drive towards Nijo Castle. This is the former residence of the Tokugawa Shoguns. The castle consists of Ninomaru Palace, Honmaru Palace, and an array of splendid gardens.
The next stop is Kinkakuji Temple, also known as the Golden Pavilion. Admire this exquisite 3-story building, located on the shores of the lake, and stroll through its beautiful gardens.
Afterwards, head to the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was once the residence of the Emperor. From there, you will head back to the New Miyako Hotel, where the tour ends.
- English-speaking guide
- Transport by bus
- Hotel pick-up (on request)
- Entrance fees
Meeting Point is AVANTI Shopping centre, Kyoto station Hachijo exit. If you don't use pick-up service, please go to the meeting point 20 minutes before the actual starting time.
Please note the following itinerary changes:
Saturdays, Sundays, 14 May to 17 May, before and after the public viewings of the Kyoto Imperial Palace in April and October, during Imperial Household events, and on national holidays: you will visit Kitano-tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace
25 May and 25 August: you will visit Nishi Hongwanji Temple instead of Kitano-tenmangu Shrine
Every Tuesday in January, July, August, and December, as well as on Wednesdays during the year-end and New Year's holidays: you will visit Ryoanji Temple instead of Nijo Castle
If notice is received at least 8 days prior to the tour: 100% refund
7 days to 2 days prior to the tour: 70% refund
1 day prior to the starting date of the tour: 60% refund
On the day of the tour, prior to departure time: 50% refund
On and after departure time: 0% refund
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