Virtual Tours of Japan

[06] Virtual Tour of Kyoto Gion Area in Japan <Live Streaming>

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    Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over 1,000 years from 794 to 1868. There are many shrines and temples, historic sites, and old townscapes in Kyoto. On this tour, you will visit the Gion area, where you can feel the atmosphere of the old days with old-fashioned buildings that are typical of Kyoto. The northern part of Gion has been selected as an important traditional buildings preservation area of the country, and the southern part has been designated as a historical landscape conservation scenic area of Kyoto City. The traditional townscape is protected. This is a virtual tour via ZOOM that allows you to experience the feeling of traveling in Kyoto while at home. An English-speaking guide will take you around the city of Kyoto while taking a walk, and you can enjoy the scenery of the beautiful city of Kyoto. This tour is livestream, so there is also time to enjoy a conversation with the guide. Have a nice livestream virtual tour of about 1 hour.

    • Days of Week

      Sat

    • Duration

      1 hours

    • Adult/Child

      JPY 3,500

    Outline

    • Schedule

      • 10:25

        Log into Zoom meeting room

        Date and time are shown in Japan Standard Time (GMT +9).

      • 10:30

        Notes and guidance for participation in the tour

      • 10:35

        Enjoy the scenery of Kyoto with the explanation of the guide.

        [Places to visit during the tour] ・Tatsumi Bridge : It is a small bridge over Shirakawa, and the area is designated as a traditional buildings preservation district in Kyoto City. ・Shinbashi Dori : As a particularly picturesque place in the Gion area, it is used not only as a shooting spot for tourists, but also as a location for various movies and dramas. The scenery of cobblestones and willows is very popular as it is Kyoto-like. ・Shijo Dori : It is one of the busiest streets in Kyoto and is lined with many shops and restaurants. ・Hanamikoji Street : It is a street that extends from north to south in the center of Gion's entertainment district and teahouse district, and the scenery of wooden buildings with a Kyoto-like appearance is very quaint, and you can feel the history of the city. ・Kennin-ji Temple : Built in 1202, the precincts were devastated by a fire, but it was reconstructed in 1258 and became a Zen dojo. Since then, it has continued to decline and recover, and continues to the present day. The places to visit may change depending on the situation on the day of the tour.

      • 11:30

        Q & A time, free talk with guide

        Schedule may be slightly different.

    Tour Information

    • What's Included

      • Livestreaming from Kyoto, Japan
      • English speaking online guide
      • Q & A time, free talk with guide
    • What's Not Included

      • Zoom Requirements (computer, smartphone, or tablet device), Zoom app, internet connectivity
    • Additional Info

      • The price is per group (per device). If you want to use multiple PCs or smartphones, you need to make a reservation for the number of PCs and smartphones you use.
      • No refund will be given after booking. However, if the tour is canceled due to bad weather or unavoidable circumstances, the tour price will be refunded in full.
      • The meeting link and password of ZOOM will be sent to your email one day prior to the tour.
    • Cancellation Policies

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