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Kyoto: Early Bird Visit to Fushimi Inari and Kiyomizu Temple

1. Kyoto: Early Bird Visit to Fushimi Inari and Kiyomizu Temple

This experience is perfect for natural early-risers, and for those who are seeking a unique experience and don't mind getting up early for it. The tour takes you to two of the most famous sites in Kyoto, Fushimi Inari Shirine and the World Heritage Kiyomizu Temple. Start at the world-famous Fushimi Inari Shrine before the crowds arrive. Marvel at the thousands of red gates that line the path up the hillside. This is a magical time to see the amazing temple complex and get a view of the city coming to life below you. Then it's a short taxi ride to the most famous temple in Japan, Kiyomizu Temple. See the expansive view of Kyoto as the city starts to come alive Learn about buddhism and it's role in shaping the culture of Japan. As we are leaving the temple we will see the busses starting to arrive with hundreds of tourists in tow. Then we wander through the preserved district of Higashiyama. Walk through the preserved district of Sannenzaka & Ninenzaka. Here you can enjoy the charm of the cobble stone streets without the crowds. One of the highlights is a view of the beautiful Yasaka Pagoda. Finally we make a stop for a delicious coffee at a local famous cafe and give you tips on where to go next. Along the way, pick up insights into the history of Kyoto, Buddhism, Japanese garden design, and more. Your friendly guide will also answer any other questions you may have regarding the rest of your stay in Japan.

Kyoto: Gion Cultural Walking Tour with Geisha Performance

2. Kyoto: Gion Cultural Walking Tour with Geisha Performance

Get a sense of the lifestyle of a Maiko (an apprentice Geisha of Kyoto) and a Geisha (known as Geiko in Kyoto) by meeting them in person, and learn the rich history of the renowned Geiko district (Kagai) in Kyoto. Sample matcha green tea during a traditional tea ceremony. After meeting your local guide, set off on a tour through the picturesque streets of the Gion neighborhood. Immerse yourself in the rich Geisha culture, traditions, and history, and venture off the beaten track to discover the charm of historic neighborhoods. Next, head to a special private house in Gion, where you will be welcomed by Maiko and Geikowill, who make matcha and serve it to you. Marvel at the demonstration of the tea ceremony performed by Geiko. Then, attend a cherished and beloved performance that is part of traditional Japanese culture. Finally, enjoy some time to chat with the Maiko and get a group photo.

Full day Highlights destination of Kyoto with Hotel Pickup

3. Full day Highlights destination of Kyoto with Hotel Pickup

Explore and Experience the Traditional City of Kyoto Japan. Where you can enjoy sightseeing, cultural and historical places in Kyoto. One of their famous place is Gion , the most famous geisha place in Japan. Together with the Kimono Forest, where you can rent a kimono and have a memorable Japanese style experience on your trip. Next is Kinkakuji (金閣寺, Golden Pavilion) is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf.We will also visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, This shrine is one of many located throughout Japan that was built to honor Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Fushimi Inari is therefore a Shinto shrine but unique with its never ending sea of iconic red/orange torri style gates arching over the pathway. And ofcourse We will never let you miss out the beautiful and famous Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Arashiyama is famous for its Sagano Romantic Train ride, whether during spring for its cherry blossoms or autumn for the brilliant colors of its maple leaves. It is also renowned for its landmark bridge, Togetsukyo which is used in many tourist promotion photos.And ofcourse We will never let you miss out the kiyomizu dera

Kyoto: Pagoda d'oro, Bambù, Kiyomizu, "Geisya" (italiano)

4. Kyoto: Pagoda d'oro, Bambù, Kiyomizu, "Geisya" (italiano)

Visita alla Pagoda d'Oro (Kinkaku-ji), al tempio Ryoan-ji (giardino secco di un tempio Zen), al Tempio Kiyomizu ed escursione a piedi nella Foresta di Bambù (zona Sagano), nell'area di Gion-kobu (luogo di lavoro delle intrattenitrici professioniste Maiko e Geiko spesso chiamate "Geisya"), Punto di partenza è la stazione di Kyoto; l'itinerario dura per un'intera giornata. (Inoltre, sono disponibili altre scelte di itinerari:) - Itinerario tipo I: Visita all'area di Gion-kobu (luogo di lavoro dell'intrattenitrice spesso chiamata "Geisya"), Tempio Kiyomizu, Santuario di Fushimi-Inari (tunnel torii arancione). - Itinerario tipo II: Visita a Nara con numerosi cervi liberi nel parco e al tempio Todaiji, famoso per la sua gigantesca statua di Buddha.

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