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Daytime Kyoto -Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour provided by Japan Wonder Travel

Daytime Kyoto -Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover Kyoto’s cuisine on a small-group tour of the city's best food spots. Explore the centuries-old Nishiki Market, which is home to more than 130 food vendors and shops. Sample signature Kyoto dishes like pickled vegetables, Japanese pike conger eel, fried fish cakes, Japanese omelet, and mochi. Conclude your tour with a visit to a shrine that honors the god of education.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    ete 大丸京都店
    Japan, 〒600-8511 Kyoto, Shimogyō-ku, Tachiuri Nishimachi, 79 大丸京都店 1F
    [Meetup]10:45 am in front of the South West Main entrance of DAIMARU KYOTO. *In front of the "Shijo Takakura bus stop" along big Shijo street. *This is NOT FUJI Daimaru. *Please find a big Tapestry of Daimaru. (https://goo.gl/maps/uNDBBUogdhUUB3jX6)
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  • 1
    Nishiki Market Shopping District
    Stop: 110 minutes
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  • 2
    Nishiki Tenmangu
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Pontocho District
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Shijo Bridge
  • 4
    The Site of Kitaza
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    Gion Shirakawa
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Gionmachi Kitagawa, 266
    Japan, 〒605-0073 Kyoto, Higashiyama-ku, Gionmachi Kitagawa, 266 井澤ビル
    Gion District
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Highlights
  • Includes enough samples to make up a meal
  • Learn about Kyoto's culinary heritage
  • Hear insightful commentary from your guide
  • Small-group tour allows for a more personalized experience
Important Information
Departure Point
ete 大丸京都店, Japan, 〒600-8511 Kyoto, Shimogyō-ku, Tachiuri Nishimachi, 79 大丸京都店 1F
Duration
3h
Return Details
Japan, 〒605-0073 Kyoto, Higashiyama-ku, Gionmachi Kitagawa, 266 井澤ビル
Inclusions
  • Local and Professional guide
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch (Tofu skin, Sesame Cracker, Daggertooth pike conger eel, Omelet, Croquette, Sake, Sweets)
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation fee to meeting point
  • Other personal expenses
  • Extra foods
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 20 years in Japan
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • If you have any food restrictions, please let us know in advance definitely.
  • If you will come with a stroller, please let us know in advance. Nishiki market is very crowded sometimes.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you have severe dietary restrictions, it may not be possible to arrange food for you.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Susanne A wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had already done the Cultural Walking Tour (also very recommended) and because this tour was so much fun and interesting we decided to join the food tour also (because it was the second tour we also got 10% discount). We weren't let down, it was a great experience and we
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Terry T wrote a review Mar 2020
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Eriko was a great guide and knowledgeable. We learned a lot about Kyoto. We were so full eating all the wonderful snacks. There is no way we could have gone to all the places we went, on our own. Highly recommend
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Nicole A wrote a review Feb 2020
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First of all my mom and I are very grateful to have had Naomi as our guide. She was very sweet and considerate of our walking pace and our interests. She was very open and enthusiastic when talking about her own life in Japan and gave us a unique opportunity to understand what
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Date of experience: January 2020
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sonyaswift1 wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had a great time on this tour of the Nishiki Market and Gion. Timing seemed very flexible and our guide, Kiyomi, answered our many questions and tailored the tour according to our interests (we ended up being the only people on the tour!). Her English was great and she made
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Date of experience: February 2020
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karenm38 wrote a review Feb 2020
Windsor, California3 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great tour with Hideko last November. It was very informative and we learned a lot about Japanese food as well as the difference between a shrine and a temple and the proper way to pray. We also had quite a bit to eat along the way. It was a fun learning experience
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Fun online introduction of beautiful Kyoto!
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