Unexplored Kyoto Walking Tour in Kimono With Local Guide
- Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, JAPAN
- Product code: EN-KYT-2011-20112
Stroll the beautiful streets of Gojo, Kyoto in kimono. Your guide will introduce you to spots that give you a taste of retro Japan. Don't forget to take amazing photos in spots recommended by cameramen.
- Stroll the historic alleys of Gojo, Kyoto in a gorgeous kimono.
- Discover an off-the-beaten-path part of Kyoto, with LESS people!
- Your personal guide will tell you the history and culture that even many Kyoto locals don’t know.
- Complimentary delicious matcha ice cream will be served to those who order something at the cafe.
Arrive store at 9 a.m., Depart at 10:30 a.m., Arrive store at 1 p.m., Depart at 2:30 p.m.
Change into your favorite Kimono in Yumeyakata and join a guided walking tour through the city (Around 1 km)
Explore Gojo alley, where Yumeyakata is located, which is famous for Miyagawa Town, one of the five Hanamachi in Kyoto and Gojyozaka known for Kiyomizuyaki. You will also visit historic alleys and cultural sites that even Kyoto residents are not aware of.
There are many shops and cafes that have been made out of the old wooden tea shops of pre-modern Kyoto. Your guide will lead you to exclusive hidden spots that allow you to fully enjoy a Japanese cultural experience. Also, you can enjoy taking photos at spots recommended by professional cameramen.
Complimentary delicious matcha ice cream will be served to those who order something at the cafe.
Please let us know if you need English or Chinese translation.
The tour will be led by our guide, an expert in Kyoto’s history, culture, shrines and temples, festivals and events, and crafts.
【THINGS TO NOTE】
Time：90 minutes per person
Meeting point： Yumeyakata Go-jo store, Kyoto Kimono Rentals
〒600-8103 353, Shiogamacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Japan
【From JR Kyoto Station】
■ Taxi · · · approx. 5 minutes
Please tell the taxi driver that you’re heading to “Gojo-dori North side, Higashino Touin Doori (street) Higashi”
■ From Subway Karasuma Line "Gojo Station" ... approx. 3 minutes walk from Exit 1 (serviced gates)
Walk straight from Exit 1
■ From city bus "Karasuma Gojo bus stop" · · · approx. 5 minutes walk to Gojo Doori (street) east
From Kyoto station, please ride the bus number 5, 26, 101
【From Keihan Train】
■ From Shimizu Gojo station· · ·approx. 8 minutes walk from the exit 3 to the west
From exit 3, cross the Gojo Bridge and continue walking in the same direction
Language support： English, Chinese
Included ： Kimono rental fees and Tour guide fees
Excluded ： all food and beverage and all other personal auxiliary costs, hair setting (option)
Participation requirements：over 12 years old
Free Wi-Fi： Kyoto Wi-Fi
7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.