Guided tour

Kyoto: Fushimi Inari & Sanjusangen-do Half-Day Cycling Tour

Kyoto: Fushimi Inari & Sanjusangen-do Half-Day Cycling Tour

From £105 per person

Ride a bicycle to Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari & Sanjusangen-do monuments and enjoy picturesque sceneries full of traditional Japanese architecture on a guided half-day tour with an expert guide.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Small group
Limited to 6 participants


The experience
  • Enjoy a bicycle tour of Kyoto with an English-speaking guide
  • Enter the Sanjusangen-do Temple with 1,001 life-sized golden Buddha statues
  • Visit the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stop at popular photoshoot spots in Kyoto and learn about its history
Full description
Ride alongside a local guide and enjoy a half-day tour to visit the impressive Fushimi Inari and Sanjusangen-do monuments in Kyoto, stopping at various popular photoshoot spots along the way. Meet your guide at Kyoto station, get settled into your bike, and begin your cycling exploration riding to Sanjusangen-do Temple, which is famous for its 1,001 statues of Kannon, the Japanese Buddhist goddess of mercy. Get off your bike and walk around this ancient structure with life-sized golden Buddha statues. Continue to the next stop which is Fushimi Inari Shrine and it's Senbon (Thousand) Torii Gate. This stop is one of the most picturesque square spots in Kyoto and is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  After visiting the shrine, follow your guide as you explore the area and see other examples of traditional Japanese architecture.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Rental bike
  • Admission fee to Sanjusangen-do Temple
  • Insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People under 3 ft 6 in (110 cm)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Kyoto Cycling Tour Project, a 5 minute walk from Kyoto station central exit (Northside). Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to tour's starting time.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
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Product ID: 391529