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Kamogawa River (Kamo River)
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Kamogawa River (Kamo River) Tours and Tickets

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Strolling along the Kamogawa River (Kamo River) at night is a quintessential Kyoto experience. The fourth longest river in Kyoto spans from the northeastern most parts of the city southwest to the Katsuragawa River. The most popular section of the river runs through the famous geisha district of Gion. In warmer months, the river becomes a popular spot for picnics, walks, and people watching.

A walking path along the river’s edge gives way to stretches of parkland, perfect for enjoying an afternoon or evening. Restaurants situated above the river light up at night, illuminating the river below. There are five bridges that span the Kamo River. More adventurous travelers may enjoy finding each of them. Along with the Seine in Paris or the Tiber River in Italy, the Kamo River is a favorite spot among locals.

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Kyoto Private Night Tour: From Gion District To Old Pontocho, 100% Personalized

Kyoto Private Night Tour: From Gion District To Old Pontocho, 100% Personalized

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Stroll the back alleys of Kyoto, missed by many visitors, as dusk falls and they are at their most atmospheric on this private guided tour. In the company of just a guide and your party, see how ancient tradition blends with contemporary culture as you explore the enchanting wooden alleyways lit with traditional paper lanterns in the historic Gion district and the picturesque streets of old Pontocho, where, with luck, you might spot a geisha or two.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.97
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$98.97
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Nighttime All-Inclusive Local Eats and Streets, Gion and Beyond

Nighttime All-Inclusive Local Eats and Streets, Gion and Beyond

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Get an insiders' eye perspective on Kyoto on this walking tour that combines a food tour with anthropological insight. Wander through the city's streets and understand the nighttime entertainment scene, from geiko (geisha) to hostesses. Afterward, sample regional specialties accompanied by included drinks at standing bars/restaurants.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Kyoto Night Foodie Tour

Kyoto Night Foodie Tour

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Get a deeper experience of Kyoto food culture than would be possible on your own by joining this guided tour. Stroll through the districts of Gion and Pontocho, stopping in to small bars and restaurants to sample traditional drinks and food, as you explore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.08
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Kyoto Historical Highlights Cycling Tour with the Golden Pavilion

Kyoto Historical Highlights Cycling Tour with the Golden Pavilion

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Explore Kyoto by bicycle with this tour of the city. You'll visit Nijo Castle, the Seimei Shrine, the Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji Temple), and the Kyoto Imperial Palace, with an English-speaking guide available to tell you about the history and significance at each point of interest. You'll also make a stop at a traditional Japanese teahouse, where you'll sit down to an included lunch of Kyoto fare.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$69.28
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Kyoto Private Tour

Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Kyoto Private Tour

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This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Kyoto from a unique perspective! Get to know Kyoto on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all! Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Kyoto at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like Gion Area, Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka-Jinja Shrine and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included. Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.32
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The Beauty of Kyoto by Bike: Private Tour

The Beauty of Kyoto by Bike: Private Tour

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Ready for a bike ride like no other? Hop in; you are about to discover Kyoto on a bike tour with a local guide. On this Kyoto bike tour, cycle through picturesque streets and scenic roads as you check out the main spots around town. Pass by the Philosopher's path, and Gion Area, and make stops along the way to hear fascinating stories about Kyoto. Your local guide is a bike pro and will make this private tour an easy-going ride for you. So, if you are looking for a fun, healthy, and sustainable way to move around Kyoto, this bike tour ticks all the boxes! Withlocals City Bike Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and preventing over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$80.76
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$80.76
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Kyoto Cycling Tour with E-bike

Kyoto Cycling Tour with E-bike

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I will for sure surely enjoy it and be able to make you a great memory since you can bike without feeling tired. 6 PM after the tour without any extra fee. You may visit the places we have already stayed again or find your own way! For a more personal tour experience, we have a small tour group.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$57.20
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Running to Kyoto's attractive tourist spots like Kamo river, Kiyomizu Temple, Nanzenji Temple, Philosopher's Walk in Kyoto.Let's make a slow jogging with a professional guide.Running experience in the old capital must forge an unforgettably impressive memory for you.

Running to Kyoto's attractive tourist spots like Kamo river, Kiyomizu Temple, Nanzenji Temple, Philosopher's Walk in Kyoto.Let's make a slow jogging with a professional guide.Running experience in the old capital must forge an unforgettably impressive memory for you.

Very unique tour to visit Kyoto's famous tourist destinations by running instead of walking nor cycling. An experienced guide with tour licence will lead you to several spots by slow jogging.This must be pretty exciting for you, but you should have the good habit of daily exercise especially running because will run about 15km in total. You also have to wear running shoes and clothes suitable for running. Rental of running shoes and running belt are available by 1,000yen each.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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$89.98
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Local Food Tour with Expert Guide in Downtown Kyoto
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Local Food Tour with Expert Guide in Downtown Kyoto

Explore Kyoto's hidden alleys and delicacies with a local guide. Many people assumes that Japan is famous for dishes such as Tempura, Teppanyaki and Sushi. However in Kyoto you will discover dishes that only the local's enjoy. These areas are very difficult to find at first-sight, but with the help of your local guide you too can become one of the locals. You will be able to spend time with the locals and taste the typical Kyoto delicacy at carefully chosen bistro and local bars.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$86.61
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