Admire beautiful Kodaiji Temple, explore Kyoto's geisha district, see the impressive Heian Shrine and stroll the Philosopher's Path.
Travel to Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital and make your own way to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Explore the former imperial capital with a knowledgeable local guide using public transportation. Start at either the magnificent Fushimi Inari Shrine or the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum. Visit the unique Sanjusangendo Temple, the beautiful temples of Kodaiji and Kenninji before strolling down the streets of Gion, Kyoto's famous geisha district. Stop at Gion Corner, a showcase for the seven professional performing arts. (B)
Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and use public transport to reach Nijo, an ornamental castle built as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa shoguns. Continue to Heian shrine, famous for its huge vermilion torii gate. In the afternoon, visit Eikando Temple before continuing to Ginkakuji and the Philosopher's Path, a pleasant walk along a stone path which follows a canal lined by hundreds of cherry trees. (B)
Your day is at leisure until the time comes to transfer independently to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
Places Visited: Kyoto (3N)
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