Visit the Kennin-ji Temple, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto, Stroll around Gion. Experience an authentic tea ceremony at Fukujuen. Walk around Nishiki Market.

Departure 02 Mar - 27 Nov 2018: Tue, Fri


B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1



Take a bus and walk to the following. 
Kennon-ji Temple : the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto which was founded by the priest Yousai, who was known for introducing the tradition of drinking tea from China. 
Stroll around Gion district : The district developed as a major hanamachi (entertainment district with maiko girls and geiko women), and still keeps a refined and elegant atmosphere of old times. Take a stroll around the area and get a taste for the traditional Japanese culture.

Tea Ceremony Experience: After learning about the tea ceremony and observing the tea-serving manner, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy some matcha green tea in a tea ceremony.
Walk around Nishiki Market Tour disbands

  • Transportation 
  • Guiding by a certified tour guide/interpreter
  • Consumption tax
  • Tea ceremony fee

1, This is not a bus tour. Sightseeing will be conducted on foot.
Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
2, The order of destinations visited is subject to change.

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