What we will do
Kyoto is famed for its shrines and temples, which are full of countless unique stories that will astonish you, making you fall in love with and connect yourself to their ancient history. I am deeply fascinated by the tales and traditions hidden among the streets and behind the sliding doors of Gion. The mysterious world of Geisha can seem exclusive and challenging to discover, so on my tour I will reveal the history, rituals, and nuances of the art-form as well as the entertainers who adhere to this traditional lifestyle, while simultaneously providing other interesting facts and a deeper understanding of Kyoto through the secret or small details that are often hard to notice for visitors and locals alike.
･Tour begin with Sanjo bridge, where you'll literally feel its history.
･In Gion, you’ll learn of the lives of Geisha. With luck, you might even spot one!
･Visiting local shrines and temples, from overlooked to popular ones, you'll learn their basics and unique stories.
･Tour ends at the oldest Buddhist tower. I'll take a great pic of you with it!
・I'll walk you guys to a local lunch post-tour (optional).
Only 6-7 guests to keep the experience intimate and the quality high.
Where we will meet
If You take
-the Keihan main line, you'll stop at Sanjo station, take the Exit 6(for Sanjo-ohashi South) and go aboveground .
-the Tozai subway line, you'll stop at Sanjo Keihan station, walk underground to Sanjo station(neighbor station), find the Exit 6 and go aboveground.
I'll be at the Exit 6 aboveground right next to Sanjo bridge. You will find me with a signboard "WALKING TOUR".
What I will provide
Interesting and hilarious histories
A small secret gift
What to bring
A bottle of water
Please note that I always try to avoid canceling, but in some cases, like a typhoon, it’s needed.