Brief historical introduction to Kyoto
Simple to understand explanation of Buddhism and Shinto
Cultural Immersion: Eat local food and interact with locals
Get to the heart of Kyoto with Hands On Kyoto, the specialist in immersive cultural tours and experiences!
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Are you a first time visitor to Kyoto or “Kyoto Newbie?” Well, our tour is designed to ease you into Kyoto, and has a little something for everyone. Many clients always ask what’s the difference between Shinto and Buddhism along with a laundry list of other questions about the things they see while in Japan.
While visiting Fushimi Inari and the incredible Tofukuji Zen Temple, we uncover the mystery surrounding Buddhism, Shinto and other Japanese related things. Afterwards, we explore a local market area giving us a chance to try different foods, sweets, tea…
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Tofukuji Zen Temple
Local Market & Shops
Type of Tour
Group tour on foot with maximum of 8 people (minimum of 2 people required per reservation)
9,500 yen/person (includes entrance fees)
Duration of Tour: 8:00-12:00 am
Weekly: Monday, Thursday (inquire for other days if you are 4 or more adults 18+)
Since it’s an early morning tour, you’ll have the rest of the day in front of you. There are local restaurants to have lunch and we’re happy to give you suggestions for rest of your day.