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Cool Kyoto Walking Tour

Nakagyo-ku | Meeting Point - Kyoto City Hall plaza, Kyoto 604-8571, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-3867-3538
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Good way to see behind-the-scenes Kyoto

Some friends recommended we do the Samurai Joe walking tour while in Kyoto so we did and it was... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Brett C
This is a Must - Simply a Unique Experience not to be missed

I am not sure what else I can add to what others have already mentioned on Trip Advisor - Joe is... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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Nakagyo-ku | Meeting Point - Kyoto City Hall plaza, Kyoto 604-8571, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Some friends recommended we do the Samurai Joe walking tour while in Kyoto so we did and it was absolutely worth it. Samurai Joe himself is very charismatic, friendly, speaks fluent English, and it's impressive that he still does all of the walking at 88...More

2  Thank Brett C
Reviewed July 4, 2017

I am not sure what else I can add to what others have already mentioned on Trip Advisor - Joe is simply a fantastic person with a wealth of knowledge, experience and Japanese culture that is simply a joy to be with. He makes everyone...More

1  Thank lennoxaa
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Samurai Joe was a lovely guide with a unique point of view. I had already spent a week in Kyoto before I took Samurai Joe's tour, and I discovered so many things. He takes his guests on a walking tour of streets outside of the...More

1  Thank GoofyNatOttawa
Reviewed May 23, 2017

My wife and I joined a Samurai Joe tour while we were in Kyoto. We've seen a few things we wouldn't have seen otherwise, and Joe himself is charming. Clearly recommended.

3  Thank RBAD2006
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

The 3 hour tour started with a short intro to kyoto, after which we embarked on a walk which brought us to a few different spots to meet the locals and sample what Kyoto is known for. If you are after a full historical walking...More

2  Thank kc_chan17
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Samaria Joe's tour was wonderful! It is a pleasant 5 hour walk learning about customs and and enjoying samplings of traditional items. He is pleasant and knows a lot about everything. Extremely enjoyable and would very highly recommend this tour. However, this is not a...More

2  Thank lafujii
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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Samurai Joe!We were so lucky to even have him to ourselves (my husband and I and 3 children, youngest is 4 years old) on Sunday morning. My children found him nice and witty. We are still in awe with...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We have been out on with Samurai Jo today in Kyoto and had a great time! If all you want to do in Kyoto is look at shrines and temples then don't come on this tour. If you want to meet a nimble, inspiring and...More

2  Thank dobbertravels
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Samurai Joe's tour is not to be missed while in Kyoto and while he still can walk for 5 hours. For his age he's very spry and speaks English so well that he can make jokes. He took us (my husband, son and myself and...More

2  Thank Nicole_shongololo
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Our tour with Samurai Joe was one of our best days touring in Japan. We walked for 6 hours and my kids (5,7) were entertained and happy through the tour. He was engaging and endearing and showed us parts of Kyoto that we wouldn't have...More

3  Thank SingaporeKaty
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Cloudia v
April 15, 2017|
Response from 岡田逸雄 | Property representative |
My Cool Kyoto Walking Tour runs on Saturdays at 4000yen a person with lunch,pleae join us on April 22, I have 16 guests, and I had 25guests last April 15, if you wish to do the tour on Apr.21, it cost you as a semi-private... More
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George D
March 29, 2017|
Response from 岡田逸雄 | Property representative |
Very sorry, we are all occupied.
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February 6, 2017|
Response from 岡田逸雄 | Property representative |
If it is 2017,March 18,Saturday, you are welcome to book me for 5 guests at 4000yen including a unique local lunch, vegetable available,let me know your hotel name for confirmation. Visiting a Buddist temple, a Shinto... More
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