Learn about Shintoism, Buddhism and Geisha culture : Kyoto Kitano Walking Tour

Kyoto, Japan

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


Go off the main tourist trail and explore the Kitano enclave of Kyoto, where temples and geisha culture await. With a local guide, you’ll learn about Shintoism and Buddhism, and hear stories of the geishas as you walk around the historic Kamishichiken district. The short walking tour also includes visits to Kitano’s must-see landmarks such as the temple of Senbon Shakado and the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
  • Discover an authentic Kyoto district and avoid the overcrowded tourist sites
  • Stroll through Kitano and learn about the two main religions in Kyoto
  • Look out for "maiko" and "geiko" as you explore Kyoto’s oldest geisha district
  • See both Senbon Shakado and the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in just a few hours


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide


  • Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point

The main Torii gate of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Departure Time

10am on every Tuesday and Friday

Return Details

Tour ends at Senbon Shakado Temple
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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


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(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 88067P1

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