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Kyoto Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Kyoto. They range from 3 to 8 hour adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Kyoto. A local expert guide will take you on your urban adventure and give you valuable insights into the cultural capital of Japan.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike tour” (31 reviews)
“small group” (26 reviews)
“cultural tour” (18 reviews)
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Kyoto 601-8449, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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"bike tour"
in 31 reviews
"small group"
in 26 reviews
"cultural tour"
in 18 reviews
"half day walking tour"
in 7 reviews
"great tour"
in 19 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 3 reviews
"gion district"
in 18 reviews
"short train"
in 3 reviews
"fushimi inari shrine"
in 18 reviews
"lovely guide"
in 5 reviews
"booked this tour"
in 3 reviews
"philosophers path"
in 8 reviews
"japanese culture"
in 17 reviews
"easy ride"
in 3 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 5 reviews
"answered all of our questions"
in 3 reviews
"private tour"
in 9 reviews
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This was the highlight of our time in Kyoto. Julian was super friendly and a font of local knowledge and happy to answer any questions. The scenic back drop created many photo opportunities, so we could take the memories home with us. Thank you Julian...More

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Best way to begin our stay in Kyoto! He took us to a great variety of sites so we could get oriented and enjoy so much while also getting exercise. Definitely recommend this to Kyoto travelers. Linda

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jolie q
12 October 2016|
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made 3 stops at various Temples and/or Shinto Shrines and were able to take photos THERE and along the river there is time to stop too. We also took one stop for pastries which our guide Lulu provided 3/4 of the way... More
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jolie q
10 October 2016|
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was easy to bike around the crowded tourist areas...I think because we had a guide plus 11 of us riding behind her so when people saw us coming, they moved out of the way. So many people are on bikes, it's the best way to... More
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Yee Von L
10 September 2016|
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Response from Rod S | Reviewed this property |
We did the walking tour which did begin and end at Kyoto Station. It included both bus and train and walking, very enjoyable tour, pleasant and informed guide.
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