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Kyoto Sightseeing Afternoon Tour

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    7 hours

  • Start time

    12:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Hotel Granvia Osaka, Sunrise Tours Meeting Spot - JP

  • Ending Point

    Osaka Station

Key Highlights

  • Make the most of your time in Japan and see the main spots in Kyoto
  • See World Heritage temples and shrines
  • Enjoy shopping for souvenirs on the historic shopping lane leading to Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Overview

In just one afternoon, take the opportunity to see the highlights of Kyoto with this afternoon tour from Osaka. Hop aboard the JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service to Kyoto to arrive for an afternoon’s sightseeing by bus.

In this afternoon tour, we will depart from the meeting point Hotel Granvia Osaka, then we will be transfered to Kyoto by bus or by the train, and visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, the head shrine of 40,000 inari-jinja shrines located all over Japan. The bright red Senbon Torii gates are a must-see attraction.

Then on to the Sanjusangen-do Temple, world's longest wooden structure, houses life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century.

The last stop at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, famous for its wooden veranda. The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.

Finally, all participants will be transfered back to Osaka station.

Inclusions

  • Guide
  • Public transport during the Tour
  • Japanese Lunch

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