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Kyoto Urban Adventures

Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Kyoto Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Kyoto. They range from 3 to 8 hour adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and...more
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Minami, Kyoto 601-8449, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
+81 80-3550-8449
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Reviewed yesterday

When we arrived at the meeting point, we were happy to find that Sean H. would be our tour guide given all the great reviews provided here. We felt Sean was knowledgeable not only on the visited areas he took us to, but also the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Our City of Culture afternoon tour was very interesting and informed us of some important aspects of Japanese Culture... Sean was a great guide!

Thank Brenton S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sean showed us a part of Kyoto we had not seen. He had fantastic knowledge of the city and it's culture. Truly enjoyable afternoon finishing in Gion. Thanks Urban adventures.

Thank Eleanor H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour guide, Yuta, was very dynamic and engaging. He explained a lot of interesting facts about the Gion with much enthusiasm and humor. We visited a lot of areas that we would not have found on our own and had a chance to sample...More

Thank Voyager427307
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Osaka Kansai Soul tour with Sean. Great food tour, tried plenty of things while meeting lively locals, plenty of stories to share afterwards Cheers mate

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The guided tour did not give us information we expected. Compared with other tours we had while in Japan, this one was the least informative one. Feel like money wasted. Not recommended.More

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VentureJapan, Manager at Kyoto Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Hualiu, Thank you for taking your time sharing your impressions of our tour. We are really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our tour and understand that you could not recommend us for now. We will use your review to help our leaders...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sean was such a fabulous guide, the tour was really thorough without being boring at all. Would love to do another tour next time we visit. Thanks again Sean.

Thank LauraB2783
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time on this tour. Sean was extremely informative and friendly. Would definitely recommend. Jill and Brian

Thank Excursion649509
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked the Kyoto walking tour last minute to make sure we got the most out of our last full day in Kyoto. We don't usually do guided group tours but we are so glad we did. Sean from UrbanAdventures was an amazing tour guide,...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide, Yuta was so knowledgeable, and he was able to answer many of our questions. We ate a delicious matcha roll and learned about matcha tea. We even got a chance to make some! I learned what Yokan was (after a cute hand-drawn presentation...More

Thank Rikianne R
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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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May 20, 2018|
Response from VentureJapan | Property representative |
Thank you info @ kyotourbadventures. com , Kind regards
October 12, 2016|
Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made 3 stops at various Temples and/or Shinto Shrines and were able to take photos THERE and along the river there is time to stop too. We also took one stop for pastries which our guide Lulu provided 3/4 of the way... More
October 10, 2016|
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Response from laattorney2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was easy to bike around the crowded tourist areas...I think because we had a guide plus 11 of us riding behind her so when people saw us coming, they moved out of the way. So many people are on bikes, it's the best way to... More