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KyoTours Japan

Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-9114-3178
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Don't just see Kyoto, EXPERIENCE it with KyoTours! From cultural walking tours to hands-on experiences, our tours are crafted to show off hidden gems and lesser-visited spots, as well as must-see famous destinations. KyoTours promises to leave you with not only great memories of what you saw, but a deeper understanding of why Kyoto is Japan's most beloved city. See you in Kyoto!
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“highlights tour” (13 reviews)
“his knowledge” (18 reviews)
“grand tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Shimogyo-ku
CONTACT
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+81 90-9114-3178
Ways to Experience KyoTours Japan
from USD 62.40
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"highlights tour"
in 13 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 18 reviews
"grand tour"
in 7 reviews
"american guide"
in 3 reviews
"world history"
in 3 reviews
"half day tour"
in 9 reviews
"a native english speaker"
in 4 reviews
"great tour"
in 12 reviews
"back roads"
in 5 reviews
"amazing city"
in 3 reviews
"private tour"
in 11 reviews
"deeper appreciation"
in 3 reviews
"tour price"
in 3 reviews
"customized tour"
in 3 reviews
"his passion"
in 4 reviews
"excellent guide"
in 5 reviews
"walking tour"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Terin was our guide in Kyoto for a whole day. We were very keen to see the “off the beaten path” Kyoto and Terin did not disappoint us!! We enjoyed the day very much and also found Terin to be entertaining, patient and knowledgeable. We...More

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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! Always nice to get a review from a guest after a few months, as it shows that our time together had a lasting impression (even if it took a while for you to write a review, which I totally understand). We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about Terin. Not only is he responsive before, during and after the tours, he is generous and knowledgeable in imparting information about Kyoto, Japanese history, the history and establishment of Buddhism in Japan, and the meaning of the representations in the...More

Thank Bart C
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! It was a pleasure spending three days with you guys as we explored Kyoto and Koyasan. You clearly wanted an in-depth look at Japanese culture and way of life, and I did my best to accommodate with a unique itinerary. Some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several days with Terin and we could not be happier with our experience. First, Terin showed us around Kyoto. His knowledge of Kyoto history, shrines and culture is impressive. We learned so much! Terin also has the insider information about where to eat...More

Thank Molly S
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! I really appreciate your kind words and I was happy to go the extra mile and make sure your time in Japan was special. I always work hard to give guests as much info as they need to fully enjoy their...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my first tour with Terin two years ago with a friend. This year, we decided to do another one day tour with Terin and it was one of the highlights of our trip. Terin helped plan a wonderful itinerary which was suitable for...More

Thank Ivy83
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! I was so happy to be able to show you around Kyoto again this year, and with your family in tow this time! Your group certainly had a variety of expectation and interests, so it was a challenge to put together...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly recommend Terin as a guide while in Kyoto He was absolutely great from the minute we did our first inquiry. We received a response answering all our questions with in minutes. He is friendly, knowledgeable and full of suggestions and information that will...More

Thank ebjej1
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your fast review! We had a really great time today, and I'm glad we were able to see so much during our time together. I was more than happy to give you some ideas for other places to visit and things to eat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing day!!!! Amazing guide!!! Terin showed us Kyoto, explained its history and took us to places where tourist don’t usually go. He was very helpful before our trip and during our trip. We reccomend him 100 %. We could not have been happier. What...More

Thank Lorraine S
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your fast review! It was a pleasure touring with you and your friends today. Glad you enjoyed the places we visited, and you had some really great questions about what we were seeing along the way. You guys got some really great photos...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowing that we would be in Kyoto for 2 weeks we felt that it would be a good idea to have a personal guided tour in part so that we could ask some of the questions that had built up over our visit. Terin was...More

Thank Sheila N
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Even though we toured a few months ago, I really appreciate you taking the time to leave some kind words about your experience. It was a pleasure spending a few hours with you and your husband exploring the lesser-known corners of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My teen daughter and I spent the day with Terin doing the Grand Tour of Kyoto. It was everything we were looking for. From the pickup at the hotel to going out of his way to find the right restaurant for lunch, we felt Terin...More

Thank Dania A
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! We certainly had a lucky day touring Kyoto, as the crowds were light and we were able to see a few special events and moments that don't usually happen.The group of geisha trainees up close was probably the longest and closest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terin was a great host and customized our tour based on our interests and must-see attractions. It was a perfect mix of popular and hidden gems around Kyoto given our limited time frame. He even went out of his way to outline a schedule for...More

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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Had a great time with you and your friends as we spent the day on the east and west sides of the city. Glad you were able to try that giant Kyoto shaved ice as well! Hope you enjoyed the rest...More

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