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Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji, and Kiyomizudera Temple in a Day from Kyoto Station Instant Confirmation

Kiyomizu Temple in the autumn

Kiyomizu Temple in the autumn

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.

  • Kiyomizu Temple in the autumn
  • Golden Kinkakuji Temple in Autumn
  • Ginkakuji temple in the autumn
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  • Ginkakuji Garden Zen sand garden
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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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USD 27.37
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide
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Starting time: 09:30 10:30
Starting time: 09:30 10:30
  • 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.
  • Lunch/Free Time
    Check out the surrounding area for shops and restaurants and enjoy some free time to rest and have lunch.

    *Lunch is not included in tour fee.
  • 14:30 Tour Ends at JR Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • 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
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • You will be sharing the bus with other Japanese guests.
    • Please note that the roof is undergoing repairs at Kiyomizudera temple.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • 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 between the booking confirmation date to 1 hour prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
    Any changes made after 1 hour prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

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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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Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji, and Kiyomizudera Temple in a Day from Kyoto Station