Half Day Tour of Nijo Castle and Golden Pavilion in Kyoto provided by Nippon PLUS

Half Day Tour of Nijo Castle and Golden Pavilion in Kyoto

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2 adults
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  • 1
    Nijo Castle
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Kinkakuji Temple
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission fee(Nijo Castle and Golden Pavilion)
  • Entry/Admission - Nijo Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Kinkakuji Temple
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from attractions(both customer and guide)
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Additional Info
  • If the Nijo Castle is closed, the places to be visited can be changed upon your request.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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NCMH wrote a review Apr. 2019
Melbourne, Australia10 contributions4 helpful votes
Stunning temple seemingly suspended in a perfect setting....however Japan has a terrible problem; the “tourist trudge”. Yes, I’m one of them, but when I pay so much to visit all these wonderful heritage sights, I expect some crowd control, both quality (spitting, pushing,
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Date of experience: April 2019
Amy T wrote a review Feb. 2019
6 contributions
Our tour guide, Hiro, had a vast amount of knowledge to share. When we first met him, he asked us what our main interest in the sites was, and we told him the history. He tailored his tours to the history of both locations, and he knew a lot of interesting facts and stories.
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Date of experience: February 2019
Sydney1981 wrote a review Jan. 2019
Sydney, Australia6 contributions3 helpful votes
Please be aware that this tour is a walking tour with transportation by public bus. You must pay ¥690 (US$6) in bus fares for each member of your group and this includes your guide's bus fare. Not sure why they didn't include this in the price. Buy a 24hr bus pass to save time
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kauai-dog wrote a review Oct. 2017
kapaa17 contributions9 helpful votes
We really enjoyed touring Golden Pavilion and Nijo Castle. Our guide Hiro was informative and kind. What stamina! He knew the history and really he was the perfect guide. As an experienced traveler, if you want a soft-spoken, gentle, highly intelligent, knowledgeable and
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Date of experience: October 2017
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: language_english_ffffe66c
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