Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji, and Kiyomizudera Temple in a Day from Kyoto Station
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Take in the beauty and history of the three most famous temples of Kyoto on this easy half-day tour. Visit the amazing temples of Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera.

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  • Golden Kinkakuji Temple in Autumn
  • Kiyomizu Temple in the autumn
  • Ginkakuji Temple sand garden
  • Kiyomizudera Temple overlooking Kyoto

Discount for More Tours! (until 2018/03/18)

If you book another tour with KEIHAN BUS / Kyoto Sightseeing Bus within 4 days, you can get a discount for your next tour!
Please look at the list of tours in the "Other recommended activities".

- You must book two or more KEIHAN BUS tours under the same account.
- You must book within four days from the first tour.
- Must be groups of 7 people or less.
- The second tour will be discounted to the price of 8 people or more. Discounts will be issued once the tour has been confirmed.
- You may not use this discount with other discounts provided by this tour operator.

This half-day tour showcases the rich culture of the ancient city of Kyoto, with stops at Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera temples. Wide windows and comfortable seating mean you enjoy fantastic views as you make your way to your destination. To enhance your tour, the vehicles are equipped with hand-held audio guide systems, which provide narration in English, Chinese, and Korean, about the various sights you will see along the way.
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Price
Standard Package
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 52.93
USD 52.93
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 27.86
USD 27.86
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 52.93
USD 52.93
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 27.86
USD 27.86
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Hand-held audio guide (English, Chinese, and Korean)
Package detail / Schedule
Special Package for 8 or More People
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 8.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 48.85
USD 48.85
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 25.82
USD 25.82
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 48.85
USD 48.85
USD 52.93 8%off
USD 52.93 8%off
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 25.82
USD 25.82
USD 27.86 7%off
USD 27.86 7%off
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
If you are booking for 8 people or more, you will receive a discounted group price!
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Hand-held audio guide (English, Chinese, and Korean)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 09:30 11:00
Starting time: 09:30 11:00
  • 09:10 Check-in at JR Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
  • 09:30 Bus Leaves from the Terminal
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) (40 minutes)
    rokuonji-kinkaku550x414 The top two floors of this Zen temple are completely covered in gold leaf, and it is surrounded by one of the most exquisite Muromachi Period gardens in the country.
  • Ginkakuji Temple (45 minutes)
    ginkaku The "Temple of the Silver Pavilion" is one of Kyoto's World Heritage Sites. Unlike the "Golden Pavilion", this temple is not covered in silver, even though that was the creator's original intention. Instead, it is known for its beautiful Zen rock garden, traditional landscaping and architecture.
  • Kiyomizudera Temple (110 minutes)
    20120313054529_31703747_10003_4.jpeg Founded in the early Heian Era, this temple offers sweeping panoramas of Kyoto from its mountainside perch. The temple is named for the waters that flow beneath it, which are legendary for their wish-granting powers.

    There will be time to have lunch near Kiyomizudera.
  • Have Lunch on Your Own
  • 14:30 Tour Ends at JR Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Infants ages 0-5 may join for free, but they will not be getting a separate seat on the bus. If you wish to have a separate seat for infants ages 0-5, please book them as a child.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Printed voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • You are required to check in at least 20 minutes before your scheduled tour departure with your voucher, to exchange for a ticket. If you forget your voucher, you will need to purchase a new ticket at full price.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • It is possible that the tour commentary may only be provided in Japanese due to technical issues in the audio system.
    • The activity provider is not liable for any accidents that may occur while participants are off the bus.
    • Tour schedule is subject to change due to traffic and/or weather conditions.
    • Smoking is strictly prohibited on the bus.
    • In case of cancellation, please cancel the tour through VELTRA.com.
    • You will be sharing the bus with other Japanese guests.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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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.
Change policy
  • Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 48.85
From USD 48.85

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(4.67/5.00) 4.67 / 5
(3 reviews)
Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Luanne
Guide was excellent and we plenty of time to tour the attractions! I would recommend this tour. We found it very reasonable in price, also.
by: teddy85
First time went to Kyoto alone, we didn't know where to go, we found on the internet about this tour. We had a wonderful time and enjoy tour, tour guide is really friendly and closer with travellers. ...more
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