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Unusual Kyoto Adventures
Discover the best of Kyoto with these unique things to do in the city. Take a helicopter ride over the ancient capital to take amazing photos, or learn about zen meditation. Enjoy a retro photo shoot or book a spot on a special budget geisha walking tour. Take a step off the beaten path and see a different side of Kyoto!
10Activities
  1. Our store concept is "a place to connect with owls". Just a short walk from Shijo Karasuma Station in central Kyoto, you can meet many different types of owls and take pictures with them!

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  2. Get your tickets now for GEAR, a unique non-verbal performance combining world class performances with a moving story set in the future. Check out the futuristic performances in historic Kyoto.

    From USD28.48

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    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  3. Get dressed and styled in an adorable antique kimono with a modern twist. Add to the nostalgic style with cute accessories and try a different type of photo shoot for amazing pictures.

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  4. Choose from over 5000 different traditional family crests and symbols, and dye the crest onto your choice of accessory. A fun 'only-in-Kyoto' experience, and great souvenir!

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    Weekday
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!
    Meal Provided

    From USD26.70

    Daily
    (evening)
  6. Tour the Horino Memorial Museum or Matsui Brewery, then sample a few glasses of delicious rice wine. Discover the taste of top-quality sake in Kyoto with a friendly guide!
    English Available

    USD53.82

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Get the best view of scenic Kyoto from the air as you lift off in a helicopter. See the ancient capital's temples, shrines and World Heritage Sites from above, and take amazing photos!

    From USD381.75

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Learn about the life of geisha and maiko on this evening tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Feel the history of Gion as you walk, and see Kyoto's famous maiko!
    English Available

    USD8.90

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Tired of temples? Get your adrenaline pumping with a beginner-friendly rock climbing adventure near Kyoto. The views of Lake Biwa and the Hira mountain range when you get to the top are beautiful!

    From USD96.10

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Soothe heart and mind with Zen meditation at Shourinji Temple in Kyoto. Seek calm in the quiet temple grounds then enjoy a reflective cup of tea afterwards.

    From USD8.90

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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