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WaRaiDo Guide Networks

#30 of 260 Tours in Kyoto
Kyoto, Japan
Tours and Tickets by WaRaiDo Guide Networks

Gion Walking Tour by Night

Immerse yourself in Kyoto’s geisha culture on this Gion walking tour. Your guide explains the difference between maiko, geiko, and many other terms, as well as the history and traditions of Japan’s old capital. See famous movie locations, and upgrade for a longer tour with a private guide for a more in-depth experience.
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1 hour 40 minutes
from $11.78
from $333.81
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LizzysReviews wrote a review Mar 2021
9 contributions12 helpful votes
I booked this very last minute as it looked like good value for money and am very glad I did. Chako was so friendly and extremely knowledgable about not only the geiko-san's of Gion but also Kyoto in general. I'd go as far as to say it's one of the best walking tours I've ever been on as the subject is so unique and fascinating. The tour was filled many fun facts and the time flew by. I cannot recommend this tour enough.
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Kianey wrote a review Aug 2020
6 contributions4 helpful votes
Fantastic tour! Opted for the private tour (with just me and 3 others) and it was so worth the money as it was so educational and fun! Really recommend a private tour as we could choose where we wanted to go, what we wanted to do etc.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Zee112 wrote a review Apr 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom19 contributions16 helpful votes
This was a great opportunity to discover parts of Kyoto not normally picked up by tourists and only locals would know. An insightful and engaging tour
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Date of experience: March 2020
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10-kal wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
We booked our tour via viator and it was amazing. Our tourguide mie was very friendly and told us a lot about japan. We also learned a lot about matcha producing, wich was very interesting. The highlight of the tour was the tasting, just amazing... A must do in Kyoto !!!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Avalenca wrote a review Mar 2020
Santa Monica, California85 contributions22 helpful votes
Walking around Gion learning the most interesting things about Kyoto's gueishas and maikos was beyond fun! Dai was a very knowledgeable guide.
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Date of experience: February 2020