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Check out the most highly rated and reviewed Kyoto tours and activities and see why travelers around the world can't stop talking about them!
45Activities

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    Join geisha and maiko in Kyoto for a tea ceremony. Sip green tea while you watch an elegant dance performance at a traditional Kyoto tea house. Meet and chat with a real trainee geisha!
    English Available

    From USD38.41

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
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    Become one of Kyoto's lovely maiko for a day. Professional staff will do the white make up and help you dress in a bright kimono before a photo shoot! You can also stroll Kyoto for even more pictures.
    English Available

    From USD59.72

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
    62%
    OFF
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    Learn to make soba noodles the retro way, just a few minutes from Kiyomizudera Temple. Do it all, from prepping, mixing, rolling, and cutting the dough, then eat your freshly made noodles.

    USD27.18

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Treat yourself to an an incredible private chartered tour of Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Ride in luxury in a spacious limousine as you discover the area.
    English Available

    From USD247.44

    Daily
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    Ride a convenient door to door shuttle between central Kyoto central and Kansai International Airport (KIX). Great for both solo travelers and groups!

    From USD39.37

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance and play traditional games for a memorable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD178.08

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    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

    USD11.25

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    Venture through the ancient capital city to see the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizudera Temple and the Kinkakuji Temple. Visit the highlights of Kyoto on a convenient bus.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD46.86

    Daily
    7.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)
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    The art of Kyo-Yuzen has been a part of the crafting culture of Kyoto for hundreds of years. Now you too can create a one-of-a-kind hand-dyed work of art.

    From USD12.18

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Take a big step into the magical world of geisha and maiko with an amazing evening. Enjoy drinking while the maiko performs, then take the chance to chat in English and even take pictures!
    English Available

    From USD115.29

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
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    While you are in Kyoto, spend a few hours creating a hand-made one-of-a-kind piece of Kyo-Yuzen, or dyed-fabric, and bring home a beautiful piece of art!

    From USD40.49

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
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    Enter a fascinating world as you check out the best sights of Kyoto including Kinkakuji and Arashiyama. Hop in a comfortable taxi from Osaka, and avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD149.97

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
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    Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful courtesan dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories, for beautiful and memorable photos of your trip to Kyoto.

    From USD136.66

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Experience flying at a high altitude and stroll in the sky at 470 meters above the ground. Witness the amazing view of the surrounding cities from above.

    From USD91.85

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
    11%
    OFF
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    Soothe heart and mind with Zen meditation at Shourinji Temple in Kyoto. Seek calm in the quiet temple grounds then enjoy a reflective cup of tea afterwards.

    From USD9.37

    Review Rebate
    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
    2-for-1
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    Take an easy half day trip from Kyoto and discover Nara’s most beautiful sights. Visit Kasuga Shrine and the largest bronze Buddha in Japan at Todaiji Temple.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD72.17

    Daily
    5 - 6.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
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    Enjoy an authentic and delicious 10-course dinner in Kyoto. First explore the Shirakawa river and make your way through the traditional geisha district of Gion. Then enjoy your traditional meal.
    English Available

    USD183.71

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    Paint on post cards using traditional Japanese paints. The base pattern makes it easy to create your own work of art, even without a lot of practice!

    From USD18.75

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
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    Learn the traditional method of dyeing intricate patterns on cloth, and choose your favorite sketch from more than 200 types or bring your own sketch. You can take your work home on the same day.

    From USD23.43

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Take a taste of true Japanese hospitality with an English-language tea ceremony conducted by a friendly tea master. Located just minutes from Kiyomizu Temple, a perfect addition to any trip.

    USD28.12

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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