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Tofuku-ji Temple

Tofuku-ji Temple Tours and Tickets

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Founded in 1236, Tofuku-ji is a large Zen Buddhist temple in southeastern Kyoto. It’s one of the most important Zen temples in Kyoto (and therefore in Japan, and is the head temple of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. It’s an especially popular place to see the vibrant colors of the trees in fall.

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9 a.m.-4 p.m.
15-778 Hommachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour

Fushimi Inari Hidden Hiking Tour

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Discover hidden hiking routes that you likely wouldn’t find alone on this guided tour near the spectacular Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine—a place known for its bright orange torii gates. Following a guide, venture along a secret path to the famous attraction, passing a natural bamboo forest, and a small shrine that’s off the usual tourist trail. The trip also reveals scenic views of Fushimi-Momoyama Castle.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.98
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Kyoto Private Custom Walking & Sightseeing Tour

Kyoto Private Custom Walking & Sightseeing Tour

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Take control of your Kyoto sightseeing and visit only the sights you wish to see on this private walking tour. Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour lets you customize a half-day or full-day itinerary. Opt to visit the Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji), Fushimi Inari Shrine, and Nijo Castle, or to stray from the beaten path to see an alternative side of Kyoto. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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$235.50
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Kyoto's City of Culture Private Afternoon Tour

Kyoto's City of Culture Private Afternoon Tour

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Japan’s former capital Kyoto is known for being Japan’s city of culture. By going on a private tour, you have a more personalized experience. Don't worry about getting lost as you explore the city with a guide. Save time waiting in line, as entry to Tofukiji Temple is included. Your guide takes you to multiple beautiful sites including the filming location of 'Memoirs of a Geisha'—Fushimi Inari Shrine and Gion District.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.72
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Biking Tour in Kyoto
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Biking Tour in Kyoto

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Active travelers will love seeing Kyoto’s sights from the seat of a bicycle. You’ll cover more ground than on a walking tour but get a more intimate experience than on a bus tour. Visit must-see highlights including the Imperial Palace, the Gion district, Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Temple), and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Refuel with a hearty Japanese lunch.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.67
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Kyoto Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

Kyoto Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

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Explore Kyoto, one of Japan's most popular tourist destinations, accompanied by one of our government-licensed, experienced multilingual guides, who will help you efficiently enjoy a four-hour tour, introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic and ancient city. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel, or anywhere else at your convenience, and will take you to a number of Kyoto's famous spots. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.63
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Discover the beauty of Kyoto on a bicycle tour!

Discover the beauty of Kyoto on a bicycle tour!

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Cover a lot of ground while getting an intimate perspective of Kyoto on this fun bicycle tour. Avoid the risk of getting lost in this busy city with maze-like lanes when you tour with a guide and a small group of no more than six. Learn about Kyoto’s history and culture as you cycle past geisha houses, Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, and through the old parts of town.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Kyoto Full Day Experience: Kyoto by Day and after Dusk Small Group Tour

Kyoto Full Day Experience: Kyoto by Day and after Dusk Small Group Tour

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On this small group tour, you’ll save time researching Kyoto highlights by having a guide to show you top attractions (such as Tofukuji Temple), as well as hidden sites that locals love. You’ll cover a lot of ground, and see multiple districts, including Kyoto’s Geisha district—Gion. Kyoto comes to life at night with lantern-lit streets, so this tour makes sure you don’t miss out on that by having an ‘after dusk’ section too.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.08
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Kyoto Self-Guided Audio Tour

Kyoto Self-Guided Audio Tour

Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for tourist attractions in around Kyoto Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and locations; skip the content that doesn't interest you and listen longer with content that does interest you. • Not necessary to download any location tracking apps, Audio guide can be listen it on online (or) offline. •Available in multiple languages, you can choose the one which you’re more comfortable with. • It is one of the best option with lowest price when compared to hiring a tour guide. •If you have any questions about any attractions, No worries we will answer in your language instantly by message.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
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$5.00
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Tour by car with a Kyoto native away off touristy|a local show you secret places

Tour by car with a Kyoto native away off touristy|a local show you secret places

We show you around Kyoto with our vehicles. No need to worry about changing trains or buses any more. Guides are all fluent English speakers. No language barrier. Just sit back and relax, enjoy the tour. We look forward to hearing from you.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour - A Tour to Visit Classic Tourists Spots in Kyoto!

Private Tour - A Tour to Visit Classic Tourists Spots in Kyoto!

Is it your first time being in Kyoto? If yes, there is no way of missing this plan! You will first visit Fushimi-inari Taisha which is famous for its red gate of the shrine since there are many of them in a row (usually there is only one gate). This is really famous a spot that almost every tourist visit, but your guide will tell you an anecdote which not many people know. You will next visit Tofukuji: which is a temple with a beautiful garden and a bridge. Relax in the beautiful garden which is like a piece of art! Sanju-Sangen-do Temple is also a must to visit for Kyoto beginners! It is famous for its long corridor and the Buddhist saints! Book your tour and become a Kyoto expert!
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.89
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Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour

Kyoto Japanese Garden Lover's Private Tour

Traditional and historical Japanese gardens are best sites to see Japanese aesthetics. Both artistic landscape gardens with seasonal plants and dry landscape gardens at Zen temples help you get relaxed for meditation. Visiting various styled gardens and experiencing traditional Japanese spirits which are represented in plants, rocks, and total design. Our government-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day private tour of the best Japanese gardens in Kyoto. Select gardens from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. In addition to gardens, you may also choose any famous site in Kyoto for a truly memorable experience! National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.79
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Tofuku-ji Temple hours of operation: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.