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Afternoon Tour of Nijo Castle and Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto Instant Confirmation

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Go deep into Kyoto as you explore famous Nijo Castle and the beautiful Zen garden of Ryoanji Temple. Learn about the history of Kyoto through these two World Heritage Sites.

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Spend the afternoon leisurely visiting two popular World Heritage Sites in Kyoto. Begin with the lovely interior of Nijo Castle, boasting intricately detailed rooms. See the artistic ceilings designed and colorfully decorated to impress visitors of the Edo era. Head over to the serene Zen garden within Ryoanji Temple, famous for the swept white pebbles and large rock structures. Enjoy the seasonal view of the picturesque garden!
This tour is held in Japanese, but to enhance your exploration, the vehicles are also equipped with personal handheld audio GPS systems that will provide narration (available in English, Chinese, and Korean) about the various sights you will see along the way.
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  • 13:15 Check-in at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
  • 13:30 Departure from JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
  • Nijo Castle (60 minutes)
    20150819014625_1332993205_3077_9 Learn the culture and history of Japan within this unique castle of Kyoto, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Ryoanji Temple (45 minutes)
    20150819014625_1332993205_3077_9 Take a stroll through the Zen garden of the Ryoanji Temple and enjoy the contrast of the bright fall foliage and the peaceful rock garden.
  • 16:30 Tour ends at JR Kyoto Station Kararuma Bus Terminal
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations 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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  • 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, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
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