Kyoto 1-Day Bus Tour from Osaka

Day Trips & Excursions in Kyoto

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• This hassle-free tour is designed to give you a chance to visit 4 Kyoto's popular spots in a day! • Fushimi Inari Shrine … the headquarters for all the 30,000 shrines dedicated to Inari across Japan. • Kiyomizu-dera Temple (World Heritage Site) ...built in 778, Kiyomizu-dera temple is the most popular world heritage sites in Kyoto. ※NOTE:Kiyomizu-dera Temple is currently undergoing restoration, so the view is considerably limited. • Kinkaku-ji Temple(World Heritage Site) ...Known as the Temple of Golden Pavilion, is one of Japan’s best known sights.  • Arashiyama...known for the beauty of cherry blossoms in spring and the colored autumnal leaves.  
You can choose your departing area from Umeda or Namba. Visit most famous 4 landmarks in Kyoto.  ① Fushimi Inari Shrine 【approx. 50 min.】 “Fushimi Inari” was awarded #1 in TripAdvisor’s “Top Japanese landmarks” for 3 consecutive years.How incredible the vermilion torii-lined pathway is!! This is called “Senbon Torii”, literally means a thousand of shinto gates. This location was once used for shooting a Hollywood movie, and some people come here yearning the movie scene.  ②UNESCO World Heritage Site: Kiyomizu-dera Temple 【approx. 90 min. including lunch time】 Famous large wooden stage of the main hall, supported by tall pillars, that juts out 13 meters above the hillside below. Also you can visit the Otowa Waterfall where is always a long line of people who want to drink the waters divided into three streams, each has different benefit.  ③The Temple of the Golden pavilion : Kinkaku-ji Temple 【approx. 45 min.】 The official name of the temple is “Rokuon-ji” with an extensive precinct but the magnificent reliquary hall decorated with gold leaf is famous in particular as Kinkaku-ji Temple (the Golden Pavilion).  ④ Arashiyama 【approx. 90 min.】 Well-known for its scenic beauty. There are a lot of famous sightseeing places in Arashiyama, including bamboo forest, Tenryu-ji Temple, and Togetsu-kyo Bridge.

What’s included

  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Tour start only from Namba or Umeda)
  • Gratuities