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4 hours in Kyoto with a local: private & personalized provided by City Unscripted Kyoto

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4 hours in Kyoto with a local: private & personalized

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  • Pass by Kyoto Railway Museum
    Pass by Nijo Castle
    Pass by Kyoto Station Building
    Pass by Pontocho Park
    Pass by Sento Imperial Palace (Sento Gosho)
    Pass by Gion
    Pass by Kyoto
    Pass by Yasaka Shrine
    Pass by Nishiki Tenmangu
    Pass by Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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Kyoto, JapanUpon booking your meeting point can be arranged (e.g. your hotel/accommodation), however this MUST be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance.
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Departure Point
Kyoto, Japan
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Laura T wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane, Australia48 contributions34 helpful votes
We were very fortunate to have Hisano guide us around from Nishiki Market to Fushimi Inari shrine and Gion. Hisano is very friendly and cheerful and we have learnt so much about Kyoto from her. Thanks to Hisano for showing us the beautiful Kyoto!
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Max M wrote a review Jan 2020
Hamburg, Germany110 contributions89 helpful votes
Good Investment of time and money. Kokoro knows a lot about places, history and culture. I would suggest to book two half day tours. There is a lot to see and you do not want to spent to much time on research of bus connections.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Luca hatton wrote a review Jan 2020
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Had an amazing tour! Went to many different hobby and anime stores as requested and even got recommendations on some great food to try in the area! Would recommend to anyone!
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Date of experience: January 2020
gerry_barnett wrote a review Dec 2019
London11 contributions1 helpful vote
We were delighted to have Saki as our guide and host in Kyoto. She really gave us a wonderful itinerary and tour which she had carefully considered in advance in order to make the most of our time and to give us a rounded view of so much of what Kyoto has to offer. We loved
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Date of experience: November 2019
mcmnlphimclva wrote a review Oct 2019
McLean, Virginia4 contributions3 helpful votes
This wonderful tour showed me the highlights of the city of Kyoto in 4 hours. My guide Fauzi created a custom made itinerary to suit my taste and even made an on the spot revisions due to the bad weather that day. Since Kyoto was almost hit by the typhoon, he was such a trooper
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About the operator
By: City Unscripted Kyoto
Walking tour of Kyoto
We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Kyoto despite the rain! Our guide Giada took us to three main sites of
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Sarah T
Great personalised tour
Justin was a great tour guide showing us all the local highlights and hidden treasures - and great food
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Luis gerardo D
Kyoto with a local
Taibi really showed the city as a local. We went to different important location. Definitely i will recommend this
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Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, France
Easy and great - Georgia is the best !
very easy to use/book - Georgia our guide was prepared and knew great things to see/eat/do - she was able to adapt
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Work hard. Play hard
We chose a local guide Haruka. It was at first a bit hard to get in contact with. When we did he was flexible
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Unforgettable private tour around Arashiyama
I'm so glad we opted for a private tour. We never would have been able to do as much as we did on our own.
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Bob F
Kyoto personal tour
Eko was outstanding! He was friendly, personable, knowledgeable, and completely accommodating to our entire wish
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Mercer Island, Washington
Private four hour tour
Vanessa was a great tour guide! She connected with us before our tour to make sure we had a good plan, was prompt
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Laura T
Brisbane, Australia
Enjoyable afternoon with Hisano!
We were very fortunate to have Hisano guide us around from Nishiki Market to Fushimi Inari shrine and Gion.
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Ada G
Tanya is Wonderful
We enjoyed very much our full - day in Kyoto, Japan, with Tanya. She is very knowledgable and responsive. Thank
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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