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Kyoko Regular Tour Bus Day Tour - Keihan Bus

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Not good for the price

The tour is only in Japanese not a word in English.This tour is not for any elderly as the tour... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
mayumiarvin
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Shizuoka, Japan
Good samples of Kyoto to first time visitors

JTB Sunrise Tour one day course was very enjoyable, great introduction for the first time visitors... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2013
terry h
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Houston, Texas
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11 Mar 2018
“Full day tour”
15 Oct 2017
“Kyoto 's Best Three Tourist Attractions”
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Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Sites are wonderful but Tour is really for Japanese. Headphones are provided for English but our guide spoke nonstop in Japanese into mic and we could not hear recorded commentary. Most of the actual walking is self guided. We were all fit so not a...More

Thank chezza10
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Only do these tours if you can understand Japanese. We did a half day tour visiting three temples. The tour guide spoke in Japanese which we did not understand. We were given headphones so we could listen to English audio. This was not good as...More

Thank Dimake
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The tour is only in Japanese not a word in English.This tour is not for any elderly as the tour needs you to climb steps and uphill.the tour guide said depart at 450 Pm .At 1715 hrs we realised the bus had left from the...More

Thank mayumiarvin
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I think the capacity of the bus is not enough to accomodate the numbers of tourist. We had to stand and the space in the bus very squeezy. It would be better for somebody incharge of the transportation system to limit the number of people...More

Thank Riderofhteclouds
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Arriving Kyoto station early afternoon, I passed there kiosk and saw there were opening in an evening tour. I stopped to ask and the one I had inquired about was Japanese only. They recommend one that had translation devices. Tour I took was Gion Maiko...More

Thank DanTheTravelingTexan
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I love hop ons/off. I get to see the city and listen to a little history and stories about what i am looking at. First if you're not Japanese you have to pay to listen to the audio as well as leave a deposit. In...More

5  Thank JosieBoop
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We booked the afternoon tour that leaves Kyoto Station at 12.30. We were with my Japanese Mum, so when the tour guide asked if we wanted translation devices, she said no. Big mistake #1. With the device comes a pack with greater detail about where...More

7  Thank Sonia Y
Reviewed 20 June 2013

JTB Sunrise Tour one day course was very enjoyable, great introduction for the first time visitors. Niño-Jo Castle, Golden Pavilion, Gosho (Imperial Palace) in the morning, Heian Jingu shrine, Sanjusangen-do temple, and Kiyomizudera-Dera temple in the afternoon. Sure, I would like to add To-Ji temple...More

2  Thank terry h
Reviewed 17 May 2013

My wife liked it better than I did, but I'm writing the review. We did the half day tour covering three shrines. It included an audio guide, only or on the bus and some printed literature in several languages. While the bus navigated the streets...More

2  Thank James A
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We did a day tour with a tour bus company and saw 6 temples / shrines ... At some we would have liked to look around longer, and others we saw ourselves on the next and previous days. A much cheaper option is to get...More

3  Thank Tonymf
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