Kyoto secret streets group walking tour

Kyoto, Japan

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3 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English


Overcome your temple fatigue in Kyoto with a walking tour of the little-known alleyways of the Gion district. Taking you off the main tourist trail, the tour puts the spotlight on Gion’s most interesting "roji," the uncharted backstreets that are lined with traditional wooden houses. You’ll learn about the locals who live there and the artisans who work there for a glimpse of Kyoto’s true culture.
  • Explore Gion with a local guide and a group of like-minded travelers
  • Hear stories of the Kyoto geisha as you stroll through the Gion roji
  • Avoid the throngs of tourists and see the authentic side of Kyoto
  • Visit some artisans who work in the area and learn about their trade

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Local guide
  • Local guide fees


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • transportation from ending point to hotel
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo exit number 4

Departure Time

2:00 pm

Return Details

Gion area
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Viator Traveler's Reviews

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luis c
, Aug 2018

As promised, Pierre, the guide took us on a long walk around the hidden alleys of Kyoto. No way that I will be able to find places like these without him. Restaurants, artisans shops, stores, geisha houses, you name it. Worth every minute.


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