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Before it was moved to Tokyo, Kyoto served as the capital of Japan, with the imperial family residing in the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Today, the palace is part of the Kyoto Imperial Park and is open to the public for viewing. While its spacious grounds and gardens can freely be explored by guests, entry to the buildings remains restricted. Check out the tours below and learn more about the stories that unfolded within the palace walls.
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    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. No.1
    Dive deeply into the richness of both Kyoto and Nara as you visit temples, shrines, and even the Imperial Palace. Treat yourself to a day in the majestic splendor of these ancient places.
    English Available
    Meal Provided


    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  2. No.2
    Explore the ancient city of Kyoto with expert guides! See Kinkakuji Temple, the Imperial Palace, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple and more. Choose your course!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD58.07

    4 - 11 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    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 USD462.63

    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Learn how to make tasty sushi rolls in a traditional machiya (Japanese townhouse) just 5 minutes away from the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Great for amateur chefs and foodies alike!
    English Available


    2 hour(s) (afternoon)

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