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Learn about the history and traditions of Kyoto's geisha and maiko on special tours dedicated to these iconic entertainers. Explore hanamachi (geisha districts) like Gion and Miyagawacho with knowledgeable guides, and see if you can catch a glimpse of a maiko on her way to an appointment. Stroll through some of the ancient capital's most beautiful spots, for an in-depth experience of the city.
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  1. 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

    USD9.14

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Get a taste of Kyoto after dark! See the lantern-filled lanes of Gion and Pontocho. Find out where to grab a drink, which food stalls near Yasaka Shrine are the best and enjoy Kyoto's nightlife.
    English Available

    From USD81.26

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a shojin ryori dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD112.46

    Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Experience Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Spend a calm afternoon in Tofukuji's Zen garden, go through the beautiful torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and visit the famous geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    From USD60.01

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Spend a full day exploring the must-see sights of Kyoto. Walk along the charming streets of Gion, see the majestic halls of Kiyomizudera, and discover exciting tastes at Nishiki Market.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD109.72

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Discover the hidden streets of Kyoto's old geisha districts of Gion and Miyagawacho, and keep your eye out for strolling maiko. Then visit the home of Japanese Zen, and check out the tranquil garden.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD60.24

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Immerse yourself in the world of the elegant and ethereal Kyoto geisha. Tour one of the city's geisha districts with a friendly guide before having a light dinner while watching a maiko perform.
    English Available

    From USD183.67

    Group Discount
    Weekday
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)

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