Night walk

Kyoto like you have never seen before

From ¥1,500

Up to 8 people

The opinion of Japan Experience :

Some of the most beautiful places in Kyoto only reveal their beauty when night comes.


Gion - KYOTO

Your Travel Angel's plus :

Daniel has been strolling around Kyoto for 4 years and knows very well this city he likes so much. Sharing the intimate secrets of this city that lives hidden is one of the challenges that Daniel offers you to live.

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Away from the crowds on the slopes of the historic district of Higashiyama you will discover beautiful Kyoto architecture in the company of Daniel. Walk through temples where calm and serenity reign, and enjoy furtive glances from maiko and geiko in their sumptuous Kimonos. 

Free for children under 10. 

After registration, the organizers will confirm by email the good running of the chosen activity one week before the scheduled activity time.

on 01 Nov 2010

Just a few words to thank you for the evening that you have enabled us to spend. It was really magical and we will remember it for a long time, and the beauty, refinement and peace which prevailed in the exceptional places that we visited affected us.

Gilbert and Sophie

on 01 Oct 2010

We were delighted with our stay in Japan, in particular in Kyoto with your nocturnal walk. 

L. Family

on 01 Aug 2010

Daniel, thank you for your welcome and the time spent in your company in the back streets alleys of Kyoto. 

JM

on 01 Jul 2010

Thanks to Daniel for his kindness and the particularly magical stroll.

Arnaud

Daniel will be waiting for you on the stairs of the Yasaka sanctuary.
http://goo.gl/maps/eaBT

- Taxi

- Bus number 203, Gion stop
- Keihan Line, Gion-Shijo station.
- Hankyu Line, Kawaramachi station (last stop)

Neighbourhood :

This several centuries old district is famous for its entertainment reserved for Kyoto's intellectual and artistic elite. Find yourself immersed in a maze of small streets lined with beautiful Japanese architecture, in a sophisticated timeless universe where small shopkeepers, craftsmen, monks, rich clients and of course maïko and geïko all rub shoulders with each other.

 

Pluses :

A unique ambience.
Pass maïkos and geïkos everyday at any time of the day.
Near the city centre and the main historical sites of East Kyoto.
 

Minuses :

This very lively district is not conducive to lazy holidays.

Transportation :

- Bus service to easily connect to the city's other tourist areas.
- Keihan train line to Osaka and Hankyu train line to Arashiyama and Katsura

Restaurants :

- Jojo, cuisine is centred on vegetables from Kyoto
- Izuju, sushi
- Kezako, Modern good quality French cuisine
- Oku Café

Attractions :

- The Gion Corner, a theatre in the heart of Gion, gives a taste of the variety of arts (dances, floral arrangement, tea ceremony…).
- Kennin-ji temple
- Yasaka sanctuary
- Kiyomizu-dera temple

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Plan de Kyoto Click on the map to locate the activity in the neighbourhood

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