Reflect on the rich, cultural history of Kyoto on this relaxed, English-guided tour through the city. Enjoy the red torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine, relax in T��fukuji Temples zen gardens and stroll through traditional Gion in search of Geisha.n ”
“Discover Kyotos history and culture.”, Experience the peaceful shrines, ancient temples and tranquil gardens., “Enjoy a visit to historic Gion, Japans famed Geisha district.”, Relax with a knowledgable and English-speaking guide.
Enjoy an exclusive tour through the rich and historical city of Kyoto. A maximum of 12 people can attend this tour, so you will really feel the atmosphere of this traditional city with a knowledgeable and English-speaking guide,, “You will start your tour at one of the citys must-see hot spots: T��fukuji Temple, which was built in the 13th century. Admire how the elements of the earth, sand, rock and moss come together to create natural and beautiful art. “, Contemplate the purpose of Zen from a shaded and serene spot and imagine what it must have been like in the 13th century where others stood where you stand now. Learn about the origin and inspiration for the garden, and what it means to the Monks who continue to live and study here. * Next, you will head to Fushimi Inari Shrine, nestled at the base of the tree-covered mountainside. Count the numerous fox statues, which are considered messengers of the Gods. Pass through the winding red torii gates that stretch for miles up the mountain., “Finally, at twilight, head towards the twinkling lights of Gion. This is Kyotos gathering spot for Geisha and features many historic and traditional restaurants, tea houses and theaters. These are all combined with Japans traditional architecture and ancient Kyoto entertainment. Keep an eye out for a flash for white make up or an elaborate up do, you may just see a rare and beautiful Geisha rushing by.n ”