What you'll do
Learn about Shintoism, Buddhism and Geisha culture in the Kitano area of Kyoto Although it is close to the famous temples such as Kinkaku-ji Temple and Ryoan-ji Temple, the Kitano area, located in the northwest of the central Kyoto, is a lesser known area and the quiet townscape remains full of culture and history. You will visit and explore three places and learn about Shintoism, Buddhism and Geisha culture which a lot of tourists from overseas are keen to know about. Our fun and engaging tour gives you a deeper understanding of how Shintoism and Buddhism have existed and related within our lives. You will also see the mysterious life of Maiko and Geisha (we call them Geiko in Kyoto) ✔ Kitano Tenmangu Shrine ✔ The Kamishichiken Geisha district ✔ Senbon Shakado Temple You might be able to see a Maiko (apprentice of a Gesha) in Kimono if you are lucky! We look forward to meeting you soon in Kyoto!! ◆ Price : 3,500yen for one person (including 600yen temple entrance fee) ◆ Meeting point : Big Trii Gate at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine at 9:50am The tour starts at 10:00am evey Tuesday and Friday ◆ Duration : Approx. 2 hours
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Hello!! I am Katsuko, Haruna, Mayu, Yuko and Charlie. We are certified English speaking guides for foreign visitors. We offer engaging, fun and imformative Kyoto tours which stimulate your curiosity and give you a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history and society. Even though we have lived in Kyoto for years, we still find something new everyday! We will endeavor to make sure that you will have an enjoyable and memorable time through this tour and look forward to introducing the beautiful buildings and scenery of the Kitano area with its historical background and people.
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Where you'll be
✔ Kitano Tenmangu Shrine ✔ The Kamishichiken Geisha district ✔ Senbon Shakado Temple You will visit the oldest and quiet Geisah area in Kyoto and explore the town to learn misterious Geisha and Maiko's life as well as historical shrine and temple. The area is lesser known compared to other famous tourist sopts but there are a lot of amazing historical and cultural properties.
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Tue, 24th Sep From 10:00 to 12:00.
$45 per person
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Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend.
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・This tour must be booked by 8:00pm the day before ・The maximum number of partiants is 8 ・Participants must be aged 12 or older and children aged 15 or younger must be accompanied by an adult
Shintoism, Buddhism and Geisha culture