The must-see sights in the Higashiyama area are compiled in th...
In Kyoto, there is more to see than just Kyoto Station and Kyoto gosho (residence for former emperors). This section introduces major courses for visiting Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Arashiyama, as well as courses of covering the Uji region, which is famous for its teas, and the Ohara region, where you can enjoy the beauty of nature. The Kyoto area far and wide has many places to enjoy.
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The must-see sights in the Higashiyama area have been compiled in this course with Kiyomizu-dera Temple as the pinnacle.
This course will provide you with a chance to see Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Ryoan-ji Temple, which is renowned for its gardens.
Natural beauty is one of the main attractions of Arashiyama course. Strolling through a bamboo grove here is a particularly enchanting experience.
Arashiyama in Winter Course
In December, as the last autumn leaves fall and the cold of wi...
Rent a bicycle and explore early autumn in Arashiyama
Set against rolling mountains, Arashiyama greets the world wit...
Arashiyama Nature and Cuisine Course
This course will take you around the Arashiyama area. Once you...
Natural beauty is one of the main attractions of Arashiyama co...
In the central part of the modern metropolitan of Kyoto stand ancient treasures including Nijo-jo Castle and the Gion District.
This serene course is conveniently located within easy reach of the city center.
Visit Uji to Taste the First Tea of the Season Hop a quick train to Uji, a tea-producing region embodying the spirit of Japan, to taste the first tea leaves of the season from the end of April to the middle of May. Take a break from visiting world heritage sites and scores of ancient temples to sip fresh Uji tea. Japanese tea shops also offer sweets made with matcha, a special type of bitter tea used in the tea ceremony. (About 4.5hours)
What is the relationship between Kyoto and Tea? Over eight-hundred years ago, tea was transported to Japan from China. In this course, you will learn about the history of the tea ceremony and become familiar with some of the temples that were the first to serve this Chinese drink. At the end of the day you will enjoy some Japanese tea sweets that have become popular recently. (About 6 hours)
In this course, experience Japanese culture that is part of everyday life. Visit a museum that showcases Japanese manga, and visit some of the most beloved neighborhood markets and shops Kyoto has to offer. (About 4 hours)
If sightseeing with an umbrella isn't your cup of tea, how about shopping along one of the covered shopping arcades? Shopping streets such as Shijo, Nishiki, Teramachi each have their own personality and reveal a different face of this ancient city. (About 4 hours)
This course introduces facilities that the child can enjoy.