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Kyoto Morning Sightseeing

For early birds wanting a historical sweep of the city

Kyoto 87 Booked

Kick-start your morning with a trip through Kyoto's famous historic sites

  • Experience the traditional serenity of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

  • Explore the detailed architecture and grounds of the Kyoto Imperial Palace

  • View the golden glory of Kinkaku-ji Temple

  • Transport back to the 1600s with a visit to Nijo Castle

What We Love:

Start your day off with a dose of Kyoto adventure. Embark on a trip to see a couple of Kyoto's most famous sites. You'll experience the giant wooden Nijo Castle, the pure gold pavilion of Kinkaku-ji Temple and the ancient grounds of Kyoto Imperial Palace. It's an ideal trip for Kyoto-first timers wanting a historically rich sweep of the city.

Activity Details

4 Hours


Min 1

Pick Up

24 Hours



  • You will receive a confirmation email and your e-voucher within 1 business day

Inclusive Of:

  • Hotel pick up (please indicate your preferred pick up hotel at check out)
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees
  • Transportation

Not Inclusive Of:

  • Return hotel drop off
  • Food and drink


  • 8:00am to 8:50am hotel pick ups
  • Nijo Castle (50 min)
  • Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (40 min)
  • Kitano-tenmangu Shrine (40 min)
  • 12:40pm tour ends
  • 12:40pm to 1:00pm tour disbands near Kyoto Station

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 6-11
  • Public transportation is used with non-reserved seats
  • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays (or Wednesday is Tuesday is a national holiday) in January, July, August, December and during the New Year's holidays. During these times the tour will visit Ryoan-ji Temple instead
  • On Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, May 14 to 17 and New Year's holidays, the Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed. On these days the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead
  • Everyone entering Kyoto Imperial Palace may be asked to complete a form indicating your full name, nationality, gender and age
  • Groups of 5 or more Japanese only customers cannot enter the Kyoto Imperial Palace. If your group consists of Japanese members only, please inform us when booking
  • On Jan. 25, Apri. 25, Jul, 25 and Oct. 25, Nishi Hongan-ji Temple will be visited instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrin

How To Use

  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • Address: 17, Nishikujo-Inmachi Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8412, Japan
  • How To Get There: It's a 2 minute walk from Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi Exit served by JR/Shinkansen/Kintetsu Lines
  • For hotel pick ups, please arrive in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled departure.
  • The tour ends near Kyoto Station


  • A 70% refund will be issued for cancelations made at least 7 days prior to the tour

Reviews (3)


Yoshi was a great tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Throughly enjoyed the tour. Would recommend it to others!


Great tour, thoroughly enjoyed it, my 13 yo daughter also enjoyed, our tour guide Hiromi was lovely and had a great sense of humour


Select pick up at New Miyako station that is 10 mins walk from Kyoto station. Guide Yuki san is very friendly and recommend afew more eating place when we go free on lunch.

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