Gion & Higashiyama Tour

The original Kyoto Free Walking Tour
through Gion & Higashiyama district!

During the tour, you will visit some of Kyoto’s beautiful Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, experience the famous geisha quarters of Gion, and walk through the beautifully preserved Higashiyama district.

You will get to know the real Kyoto, with a lot of information from our knowledgeable guides about Kyoto’s ancient culture, religious life, and local foods, as well as learning fun facts and stories that you won’t find in a guide-book!

After the tour is finished, your guide will answer questions and advise you on what to do and what to see during the rest of your stay in this marvelous city.

2h 30min Tour

Available in English

Meeting Location

In front of the Izumo no Okuni statue on the bank of the Kamo River.

Next to Keihan Gion Shijo station, or 3min walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi station across the bridge.

Izumo No Okuni Meeting Location

How to join attend a tour?

1. Find a tour of your liking
You can find our tour dates & departure time on the Schedule page, or on our Facebook event page.
Find a tour of your liking and follow the link to the Event.
2. Join the event
Press the "Going" button & show up at the meeting spot on time.

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But if not all the members of your group have Facebook,

don't worry as long as one person has pressed the Going button,
you are welcome to join.
3. Enjoy the tour!
Make sure to show up on the meeting spot on time and enjoy the tour!