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Kyoto Urban Adventures

Kyoto 601-8449, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 80-3550-8449
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Half Day Small-Group Kyoto Cultural Tour
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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.
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Kyoto 601-8449, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
+81 80-3550-8449
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This company, Urban Adventures, offers a number of different tours of Kyoto; we took the 3-4 hour afternoon walking tour of several of the main temples and shrines, ending in Gion just at twilight (which is THE time to arrive in Gion). It was just...More

Thank Snarth
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the best day trip around cultural Kyoto with the amazing Manabu! His knowledge was incredible and his American accent impression isn't bad either :-) Manabu showed us all the cultural traditions and explained everything from the different names of the temples to the...More

Thank Nel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Juraj was very knowledgable. I would recommend this half day tour. Excellent value. I would do it all over again.

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an evening site-seeing and food tour lasting 3-3.5 hours. Good walking shoes are a must for this relaxed walking tour. Our guide, Pepijn, was one of the highlights of the tour due to his knowledge of the toured area. I highly recommend this...More

Thank chefkim1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can highly recommend Kyoto Urban Adventures' night walking and food tour. On the night we went my husband and I were the only people booked for that night (lucky for us), but I understand the tour can include up to 12 people. Our young...More

1  Thank wendy s
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Went on the Kyoto Cultural Walking Tour with Munaba. He was very knowledge-full and bubbly, he explained many details about the places we visited. He was patient waiting for some of us who were a bit slow due to the very hot weather, bought us...More

1  Thank Iren2012
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The place was great to see but our guide was seriously lacking. He went from criticizing his boss, to crude remarks about other people on other tours, to kinky shock stories. He really talked a lot about himself and wasted too much time stopping and...More

1  Thank Muriel1928
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We had Lulu as guide and she was very friendly and glad sharing with us her knowledgement about Kyoto and the Japanese History, culture and anthropology in general. She kept us entertained the whole tour without loosing the smile a second.

1  Thank Juan Miguel R
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The visite of Kyoto with our guide Ikumi was excellent. No rush, very relaxed atmosfere, she took her time to explain everything, we even received a traditional sweet. We would certainly recommend Ikumi as guide. With kind regards,

Thank Bernard0808
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a few hours riding around with Kyoto in a small and nice group. Yumi is very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about Japanese culture and traditions. We had many questions and she was able and happy to answer them all. The bike...More

Thank Sonia1019
Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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jolie q
12 October 2016|
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
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
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.