When you think of Japan, you inevitably imagine people wearing a traditional kimono. The beauty of a Japanese kimono remains to be seen as great work of art, usually sewn by hand, and made with exceptional skill. While visiting Kyoto, you shouldn’t miss out on trying on this iconic attire. Simply come as you are at VASARA Kimono Rental Store in Kyoto and a professional stylist will help you select and put on your kimono. This awesome package includes socks, an undershirt, an obi, a kimono bag, zori sandals, and more. Choose from three conveniently located branches of the store within Kyoto and quickly transform yourself with your brand new outfit! So what are you waiting for? Book now and explore the famous attractions of the city in style!
Explore Japan’s ancient capital and turn back time as you explore Kyoto’s must-see historical sites. After departing from Osaka, the tour will head to Fushimi Inari-taisha, a shrine with ancient origins dedicated to the god of rice and sake. It is most renowned for the thousands of orange torri gates that mark the seemingly unending pathways towards the hillside shrines. This iconic walkway immediatley evokes the symbolism of traditional Japan and makes for some striking photographs. Next on the tour is Kiyomizu-dera where you’ll have a washoku or Udon set meal lunch depending on your tour package. This traditional wooden temple is famous for its unique construction, serene tranquility and also offers spectacular views over the vibrant cherry blossom gardens. The guided tour will finish at the Kinkaku-ji Zen Temple, also known as ‘The Golden Pavilion’ – and for good reason! The top two floors are entirely covered in gold leaf and the image of this shimmering temple mirrored in the calm waters of the reflective pond will certainly take your breath away so make sure to have your camera at the ready!
If you’re going to the magnificent land of Kyoto during your Japan trip, then you might want to know that one of the best things that you can do there is to go on an adventure to see its many majestic shrines and sublime bodies of nature. Book through Klook and avail of tickets to ride the famous Sagano Romantic Train, which is highly touted by both locals and foreigners because it’ll give you one of the best railway journeys in the country. As you make your way to either Saga and Kameoka, you’ll pass by a lush landscape and a verdant sea of trees. If you ride this train during Japan’s autumn season, you’ll be able to get see the area blanketed by a colorful foliage. Not only that, you’ll be treated to the best views of the gorgeous Hozugawa River. You might even spot people cruising along its rippling waters. Make sure to bring a camera when you ride this magnificent train so you can take wonderful snapshots and video recordings of this grand 25-minute journey. This is definitely a must-try train ride, especially for nature lovers exploring Japan’s Kyoto region.
Upon arrival in Osaka, you will redeem your voucher for your Tourist Pass either at Osaka International Airport, Kintetsu Department Store, or Shinsaibashi-suji Store. Your Tourist Pass will allow you to explore three of Japan's most interesting cities by access to unlimited rides on the train: Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. Osaka's lively Umeda district will serve as your base, where you will go on to explore the Hankyu train lines that snake their way into Kyoto and Kobe.
Discover Japan's majestic city of Kyoto in all its ancient heritage, culture, and glory in this full day tour that involves visiting famous spots and destinations such as the Kiyomizu-dera, Sanjusangen-do, Sagano, Arashiyama, Fushimi Inari Taisya Shrine, and many more! Begin your day early in the morning at your meet up location, where the conductor will pick you up to bring you to your first stop in the itinerary. While in the bus, you can enjoy the free WiFi that is available inside.
Travelers looking to see the best of Kyoto’s spectacles will thoroughly enjoy this luxury bus tour of some of its famous sites. From the pickup point in Kyoto, you’ll head first to Arashiyama on the western outskirts, one of the nation’s most historic sites. You can opt to have lunch here before you head on to the next stop, the Golden Pavilion Temple. Get some breathtaking photographs there in Kinkakuji, with two levels covered in gold leaf and quite a sight to behold. From there, head to Nara Park to see the famous complex and its charming deer. Your last stop is at the famous Kobe MOSAIC shopping mall, full of scenic views of the city itself. From here, you can opt to enjoy a delicious dinner in the mall before you’re transported back to the drop off point.
Learn more about Japan’s fascinating history and culture as you wander around the grounds of Nijo Castle and Ninomaru Palace! Built in 1603, Nijo Castle was used as the residence of the first shogun of the Edo Period. Explore the castle’s grounds and make your way to Ninomaru Palace, the home and office of the shogun during his visits to Kyoto. Be in awe at the palace’s well-preserved rooms and beautifully decorated ceilings. Enjoy a stroll around the palace’s traditional Japanese garden. Visit from 21 Mar-14 Apr and get a chance to see the beautiful sakura blossoms fill the garden during the 2019 Nijo Castle Sakura Festival. Book now on Klook to make your trip to Kyoto unforgettable!
Going on a journey to Osaka, Kyoto, and Nara? Then all you need is the Kintetsu Rail Pass to enjoy unlimited rides on the Kintetsu Railway lines plus you will also have unlimited access to the Iga Tetsudo Line and the Nara Kotsu Bus Line. Have a pleasant ride to Osaka-Namba, Kintetsu-Nara, Kyoto and Tsutsui, Nakata and Ikoma, and Toriimae and Ikomasanjo zones and easily find your way to the temples with the Nara Kotsu Bus line that gets you to Nara Park, Nishinokyo, Horyuji Temple, Asuka, Muro and Yamanobe-no-Michi!
Rejuvenate your body and soul with this relaxing onsen experience at the Fu Fu No Yu Onsen in Kyoto! Treat yourself to well-deserved “me” time and enjoy a dip in the onsen’s indoor and outdoor hot springs. Submerge yourself in the spring’s therapeutic waters that help relieve the body and muscles of stress and soreness. Afterwards, re-awaken your system with a refreshing ice bath, giving you that rejuvenating kick you need! Don’t miss out on this fun experience during your trip to Kyoto and book on Klook today!
Get to the heart of Japanese culture and discover the kind of cooking that goes on in everyday homes and at 'Izakaya' restaurants (cozy Japanese style pubs!) Spend an afternoon learning how to prepare an array of authentic dishes. Try your hand at making dashi steamed rice, or show off your skills preparing steamed egg custard. You'll have the opportunity to dress in traditional buddhist monk wear to enhance the cultural experience - make sure you take a photo! It's a fun filled afternoon of cultural and culinary exploration - foodies, this one's for you!
Stroll around the picturesque streets of Kyoto wearing a beautiful traditional Japanese Kimono! Choose from a variety of intricate and lovely kimono and obi designs, and slip on the set that best fits your style. Complete the experience and enjoy additional hairstyling services to add more character to your look. Don’t miss out on this fun kimono experience that allows you to step into the life of locals while exploring Kyoto!
Ever wondered how Japanese chefs manage to pack so many interesting flavors into the tiny treats in a bento box? Come along to a traditional cooking class to learn the tricks of the trade from expert local chefs. The sessions provide a fun and interactive environment for learning about the preparation of sushi, sesame salads and many other specialities. Your teachers will also offer you an insight into the historical background of 'Bento', and you'll be able to dress in sumae (the traditional dress of a working buddhist monk) to complete your cultural experience.