In this acivity, you can visit the 3 best temples in Kyoto: the Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera. Since all of them are popular sightseeing spots for tourists this is a must for those who would love to enjoy these historical sites at once!
- Explore the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kinkakuji Temple.
- Experience Higashiyama culture of the Muromachi period at Ginkakuji.
- Enjoy beautiful panoramic view from 18m high cliff at Kiyomizudera Temple.
In this 5-hour bus tour, you can visit Kyoto's best 3 tourist attractions which are the Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji, and Kiyomizudera Temples at an excellent price. Don't miss this opportunity to fully experience Kyoto's traditional culture by visiting these popular sightseeing spots!
The Kinkakuji Temple, also known as the Golden Pavilion, or Rokuonji, is one of the most popular spots for tourists. A Zen buddhist temple, it has also been selected as one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto by the UNESCO World Heritage organization. In addition to being designated as a National Special Historic Site it has also been designated a National Special Landscape. With its fascinating and gorgeous appearance of shining gold, the Kinkakuji has attracted millions of visitors. So, if you are fascinated by the Kinkakuji, don't hesitate to reserve this tour.
The Ginkakuji Temple, officially named Jishoji, is one of the constructions that represents Higashiyama culture from the Muromachi period. The garden around the Ginkakuji is famous for its beautiful scenery and when you get to Sengetsusen, which is the small waterfall in the temple, you may see many coins thrown in the water like the Trevi Fountain in Italy.
In Japanese, there is a famous expression "to jump off the stage at Kiyomizu", which is equivalent of the English expression"to take the plunge". This expression comes from the Kiyomizudera Temple which is also included in this tour. The Hondo (main hall) of this temple is known as the "stage" of Kiyomizudera and from its 18m high cliff you can see the panoramic view of Kyoto city.
If you join this tour, you can explore the 3 best temples in Kyoto and learn about its history. The tour is very popular so it's best to hurry up and reserve your seats before they sell out!
This tour is available everyday until March 17th, 2017.
The bus will depart at 09:00, 10:30, 11:30.
Notice: The bus departing at 11:30 will only be available on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays. Although, it will be operated everyday from December 31st to January 3rd, it will not be operated from January 4th to February 28th.
JR Kyoto Station (Karasuma Entrance) Bus Terminal, in front of Isetan Department Store.
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