Full-Day Bus Tour: Nijo Castle, Imperial Palace & More
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Pick-up servicePick-ups are available from New Miyako Hotel (tour desk) or selected hotels in Kyoto. Hotel pick-ups require advance reservation. Pick-up service is available from: Kyoto Hotel Okura (8:20), ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto (8:35), Karasuma Kyoto Hotel (8:40), Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (8:40).
- Visit Nijo Castle, the residence of the Tokugawa era shoguns
- Admire the Golden Pavilion and its beautiful gardens
- Walk through Kyoto Imperial Palace
- Enjoy western style buffet lunch
- Visit Heian Jingu Shrine, a partial replica of the Imperial Palace
- Walk through Sanjusangendo Temple
- Enjoy the view of the city from Kiyomizudera Temple
Learn about and experience the city of Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital. Visit Nijo Castle, the residence of the Tokugawa era shoguns, and the Golden Pavilion, which is covered in gold leaf, houses sacred relics of Buddha, and is surrounded by exquisite gardens that are renowned for their beauty. Walk through the Kyoto Imperial Palace and enjoy a Western-style buffet lunch.
Afterwards, visit Heian Jingu Shrine, a partial replica of the Imperial Palace. Walk through Sanjusangendo Temple, Japan's longest wooden structure, famous for its 1,001 human-sized Kannon statues, and browse through the specialty shops leading up to Kiyomizudera Temple, where you'll enjoy a sweeping view of the city.
- Lunch and soft drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- English-speaking guide
- Transport by bus
- Entrance fees
Meeting Point is the AVANTI Shopping centre, Kyoto station Hachijo exit. If you don't use the pick-up service, please go to meeting point 20 minutes before the actual starting time.
Please note the following itinerary changes:
Saturdays, Sundays, May 14 to May 17, before and after the public viewings of the Kyoto Imperial Palace in April and October, on national holidays, and during Imperial Household events: you will visit Kitano-tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace
Every Tuesday in January, July, August, and December, and on Wednesdays during the year-end and New Year's holidays: you will visit Ryoanji Temple instead of Nijo Castle
22 October: you will visit Chishaku Temple instead of Heian Jingu Shrine – subject to change
If notice is received at least 8 days prior to the tour: 100% refund
7 days to 2 days prior to the tour: 70% refund
1 day prior to the tour: 60% refund
On the day of the tour, prior to departure time: 50% refund
On and after departure time: 0% refund
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