Join the original Kyoto Free Walking Tour through the Gion and Higashiyama districts!
During the tour, you'll get to visit some of Kyoto's stunning Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, experience the world-renowned geisha quarters of Gion, and walk through the beautifully preserved Higashiyama district.
Free walking tour concept
This is a free walking tour that follows the worldwide-famous "free walking tour" concept. Although the tour is free, it also means that the guides do not receive a salary or hourly wage. It's entirely up to you!
If you enjoyed the tour, please feel free to show your appreciation by supporting your guide with a tip afterward.
Agreement for Voluntary Participation in Tours
Participation in any of the Kyoto Free Walking Tours (KFWT) is voluntary and free of charge. By participating in any of the tours, you agree that KFWT is not responsible for any damages, injuries, accidents, or other incidents that might occur during the tour. KFWT does not provide any kind of insurance, and all participants are responsible for their own safety.
Meetup is 10min before the event start.
We do NOT wait for latecomers and contacting the guide before or during the tour is not possible.
In front of Izumo no Okuni statue, on the bank of Kamo River,
next to Keihan Gion Shijo station and 3-min walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi station.
- Kyoto Free Walking TourOrganizer of Kyoto Free Walking Tour (Gion)