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heian jingu

Vibrant colors of Heian Jingu Shrine

Explore the ancient city of Kyoto with expert guides! See Kinkakuji Temple, the Imperial Palace, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple and more. Choose your course!

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  • A shrine maiden in front of Heian Jingu Shrine
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  • autumn
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  • Kiyomizudera Temple and the city overlook
Full Day and Morning tours begin at Kyoto's famous Nijo Castle. Next visit gold-clad Kinkakuji Temple and the Kyoto Imperial Palace, the residence of Japan's emperor before 1869. The morning tour portion concludes at Kyoto Station.

After lunch the Full Day adventure continues and the Afternoon Tour begins at the stunning Heian Shrine, before heading to the halls of Sanjusangendo to see 1,000 impressive life-sized Kannon statues. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is your final destination, where the vistas of Kyoto are a perfect wrap-up to the day.
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Price
Morning Tour 2016
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 57.84
USD 57.84
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 48.80
USD 48.80
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 57.84
USD 57.84
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 48.80
USD 48.80
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4 - 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20-08:40 Pick-up from select Kyoto hotels or Check-in at New Miyako Hotel (08:35)
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    20120313053930_1732680769_10001_4.jpeg The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (40 mins)
    autumn Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
  • Depending on the day, you will visit one of the following:
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 mins)
    20120313065149_1157751265_10001_4.jpeg Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Closed on Mondays except when Monday is a national holiday. The following Tuesday will be closed instead. Also closed from Dec 28 2016 to Jan 4 2017.
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed) (40 mins)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • 12:40-13:00 Tour will disband at Kyoto Station
Package detail / Schedule
Afternoon Tour 2016
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 53.32
USD 53.32
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 44.28
USD 44.28
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 53.32
USD 53.32
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 44.28
USD 44.28
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 13:30-14:10 Pick-up from AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk(Kyoto Sta) or Handicraft Center
  • Heian Shrine (25 mins)
    heian jingu One of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. The architecture is modeled after the Kyoto Imperial Palace and is home to one of the largest torii (Japanese-style main gates) in all of Japan.
  • Sanjusangen-do (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the name of Sanjusangen-do (Hall of 33 spaces) because of the architecture of its 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in Japan.

  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 mins)
    kiyomizudera Offering sweeping views of Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple famous for its architecture (not a single nail was used in the construction of the temple) and its waters, which are said to have wish-granting powers!
  • 17:30-18:30 Drop-off at select Kyoto hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Full Day Tour with Lunch 2016
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 119.30
USD 119.30
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 100.32
USD 100.32
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 119.30
USD 119.30
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 100.32
USD 100.32
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20-08:40 Pick-up from select Kyoto hotels or Check-in at AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk(08:25)
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    20120313053930_1732680769_10001_4.jpeg The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 mins)
    autumn The top two floors of this gorgeous Zen temple are completely covered in gold leaf and surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 mins)
    20120313055339_109602493_10001_4.jpeg Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Closed on Mondays except when Monday is a national holiday. The following Tuesday will be closed instead. Also closed from Dec 28 2016 to Jan 4 2017.
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • Lunch (50 mins)
    After a Japanese/Western Buffet lunch, continue your visit!
  • Heian Shrine (25 mins)
    The massive entryway to Heian Jingu Shrine One of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. The architecture is modeled after the Kyoto Imperial Palace and is home to one of the largest torii (Japanese-style main gates) in all of Japan.
  • Sanjusangendo (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) because of the architecture of its 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in Japan.
  • Kiyomizu Temple (70 mins)
    kiyomizudera Offering sweeping views of Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple famous for its architecture (not a single nail was used in the construction of the temple) and its waters, which are supposed to grant wishes!
  • 17:30-18:30 Drop-off at select Kyoto hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Morning Tour 2017
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 57.84
USD 57.84
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 48.80
USD 48.80
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 57.84
USD 57.84
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 48.80
USD 48.80
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4 - 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:00-08:50 Pick-up from select Kyoto hotels or Check-in at AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    20120313053930_1732680769_10001_4.jpeg The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (45 mins)
    autumn Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
  • Depending on the day, you will visit one of the following:
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 mins)
    20120313065149_1157751265_10001_4.jpeg Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Closed on Mondays except when Monday is a national holiday. The following Tuesday will be closed instead. Also closed from Dec 28 2016 to Jan 4 2017.
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed) (40 mins)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • 12:40-13:00 Tour will disband at Kyoto Station
Package detail / Schedule
Afternoon Tour 2017
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 53.32
USD 53.32
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 44.28
USD 44.28
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 53.32
USD 53.32
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 44.28
USD 44.28
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 13:35-14:10 Pick-up from AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk or Handicraft Center
  • Heian Shrine (25 mins)
    heian jingu One of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. The architecture is modeled after the Kyoto Imperial Palace and is home to one of the largest torii (Japanese-style main gates) in all of Japan.
  • Sanjusangen-do (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the name of Sanjusangen-do (Hall of 33 spaces) because of the architecture of its 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in Japan.

  • Kiyomizudera Temple (70 mins)
    kiyomizudera Offering sweeping views of Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple famous for its architecture (not a single nail was used in the construction of the temple) and its waters, which are said to have wish-granting powers!
  • 17:30-18:30 Drop-off at select Kyoto hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Full Day Tour with Lunch 2017
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 119.30
USD 119.30
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 100.32
USD 100.32
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 119.30
USD 119.30
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 100.32
USD 100.32
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:00-08:50 Pick-up from select Kyoto hotels or Check-in at AVANTI Sunrise Tours Desk(08:25)
  • Nijo Castle (50 mins)
    20120313053930_1732680769_10001_4.jpeg The grounds consist of two concentric rings of fortification, the Honmaru (main circle of defense) and the Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), along with beautiful gardens and various support buildings.
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (45 mins)
    autumn The top two floors of this gorgeous Zen temple are completely covered in gold leaf and surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the area.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (All Days Except Mondays) (40 mins)
    20120313055339_109602493_10001_4.jpeg Located within the beautiful gardens of Kyoto Gyoen, this architectural beauty was the residence of the Emperor of Japan until 1869.
    *Closed on Mondays except when Monday is a national holiday. The following Tuesday will be closed instead. Also closed from Dec 28 2016 to Jan 4 2017.
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays and Days when Imperial Palace is Closed) (40 mins)
    This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially beautiful during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  • Lunch
    After a Japanese/Western Buffet lunch, continue your visit!
  • Heian Shrine (25 mins)
    The massive entryway to Heian Jingu Shrine One of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. The architecture is modeled after the Kyoto Imperial Palace and is home to one of the largest torii (Japanese-style main gates) in all of Japan.
  • Sanjusangendo (30 mins)
    This Buddhist temple received the name of Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 spaces) because of the architecture of its 120 meter long hall. The hall holds 1,000 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon, one of the most important Buddhist deities in Japan.
  • Kiyomizu Temple (70 mins)
    kiyomizudera Offering sweeping views of Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple famous for its architecture (not a single nail was used in the construction of the temple) and its waters, which are supposed to grant wishes!
  • 17:30-18:30 Drop-off at select Kyoto hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Guests will be asked to provide personal information such as full name, nationality, gender, and age before entering the Kyoto Imperial Palace.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Pick-up and drop-off services may not be available for some hotels on during certain festivals due to traffic congestion. In these circumstances, please arrange for pick-up and drop-off at an unaffected hotel. Such arrangements will be done on a case-by-case basis.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on Mondays except when Monday is a national holiday. The following Tuesday will be closed instead. Also closed from end of December to the beginning of January.
      In these circumstances, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
    • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August and December. In these circumstances, the tour will visit Ryoanji Temple or Daitokuji Daisen-in Temple instead.
    • Heian Shrine is closed during the Jidai Festival on October 22nd. In this circumstance, the tour will visit Chinshaku-in Temple instead.
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on Mondays except when Monday is a national holiday. The following Tuesday will be closed instead. Also closed from end of December to the beginning of January.
      In these circumstances, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
    • Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August and December. In these circumstances, the tour will visit Ryoanji Temple or Daitokuji Daisen-in Temple instead.
    • Heian Shrine is closed during the Jidai Festival on October 22nd. In this circumstance, the tour will visit Chinshaku-in Temple instead.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
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Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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