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Private Tour - A Nightlife Tour to Explore the Town with a Taste: Gion provided by otomo travel

Private Tour - A Nightlife Tour to Explore the Town with a Taste: Gion

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Since Kyoto has many temples and shrines, it is quiet during the night. However, Gion is an amusement district where you can hang out till morning! You will visit this area especially shops located on a photogenic street! Imagine walking in an area with traditional Japanese houses, Japanese paper lantern, and stone paving under your feet. That will be the kind of tour you will experience on this tour! You will have traditional Kyoto nibbles and drinks at each of the spots you visit. make sure not to eat and drink too much if you want to hop several bars we have prepared for you! Don’t forget to book your tour to experience the Gion nightlife, with your otomo guide!
  • You'll start at
    Yasaka Shrine
    625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0073, Japan
    In front of Yasaka Shrine(by the gateway of the shrine under the stairs) ※How to get to Yasaka Shrine 1. In front of Gion, Kyoto City Bus 2. Take Kawaramachi Shijo Street and walk to the West. You will see the shrine at the end of the street.
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  • 1
    Yasaka Shrine
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Hanamikoji Street
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Gion Shirakawa
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 4
    Issen Yoshoku
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Watanabe Yokocho
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Yanagi Koji TAKA
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Shijo Kawaramachi
    Inaricho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8022, Japan
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Important Information
Departure Point
Yasaka Shrine, 625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0073, Japan
4–5 hours
Return Details
Shijo Kawaramachi, Inaricho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8022, Japan
  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide
  • Necessary expenses for the tour guide
  • Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
  • Money for food/drinks, souvenirs and extra activities for your own
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • The use of private van
  • Entry/Admission - Yasaka Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Issen Yoshoku
  • Entry/Admission - Watanabe Yokocho
  • Entry/Admission - Yanagi Koji TAKA
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
  • The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. (Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 2000)
  • If you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, Japanese
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