Afternoon Tour of Nijo Castle and Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto
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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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You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 32.21
USD 32.21
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 12.88
USD 12.88
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 12.88
USD 12.88
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but seat and meal not provided.
Tour duration: ~3 hours
  • Duration: 3.5 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 / Korean audio guide
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Special Package for 8 or More People
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 11.78
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
USD 32.21 7%off
USD 32.21 7%off
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 11.78
USD 11.78
USD 12.88 9%off
USD 12.88 9%off
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!

Tour duration: ~3 hours
  • Duration: 3.5 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 / Korean audio guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 13:20 Check-in at JR Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi Bus Terminal
  • 13:30 Departure from JR Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi 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 foliage and the peaceful rock garden.
  • 16:30 Tour ends at JR Kyoto Station Kararumaguchi Bus Terminal
Notes
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • You will be required to present your printed voucher at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure to exchange for a ticket. If you forget the voucher you will have to buy a new ticket.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The tour guide can only speak Japanese, however, audio guides in English, Chinese and Korean are available.
    • The activity provider is not liable for any accidents that may occur while participants are off the bus.
    • 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.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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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 30.00
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Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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