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KyoTours Japan

Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Teri the best guide

We took a day tour with Terin as a group of 8 people. It was great and pleasant day. He is very... read more

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Zina K
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We, 8 people, had a free day in Kyoto and decided to organize full day tour. I'm so happy we found... read more

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Don't just see Kyoto, EXPERIENCE it with KyoTours! From cultural walking tours to hands-on experiences, our tours are crafted to show off hidden gems and lesser-visited spots, as well as must-see famous destinations. KyoTours promises to leave you...more
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Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Shimogyo-ku
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Reviewed today via mobile

We took a day tour with Terin as a group of 8 people. It was great and pleasant day. He is very knowledgeable and easy going guy. Than you Terin.

1  Thank Zina K
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Reviewed today

We, 8 people, had a free day in Kyoto and decided to organize full day tour. I'm so happy we found KyoTours, and specially Terin! Not only he took us to the places, that big tour buses don't take their tourists to, but in general,...More

1  Thank Irina-VN
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Reviewed today via mobile

My family and I did the Arashiyama Backroads Tour with Terin and it was one of the most special experiences of our entire trip to Japan. When I first reached out to Terin he helped me narrow down what tour he thought would be most...More

1  Thank Taylor U
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great day with Teeing covering several temples and gardens in the eastern hills. This included some less well known places that were far less crowded. His knowledge of history, art and architecture enriched the experience enormously. He's also someone shares the experience...More

Thank ZekeWellington
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your fast review! Really enjoyable day touring eastern Kyoto with you guys. The perspective that you carried from your travels throughout Asia was interesting and definitely helped you draw some cultural lined between some of the things we saw together. Happy to hear...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What is there to say about Terin that hasn't already been covered by the 200+ 5-star reviews already left here. Our tour with Terin was FANTASTIC. My wife and I scheduled a half-day Arishiyama backroads tour with Kyotours, and we had an amazing time. Terin...More

1  Thank Michael S
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review! We had such a beautiful day in Arashiyama for our backroads walk, hard to believe the next day was so cold. You guys were so much fun to tour with and I loved your positivity. Getting interviewed by those school kids...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terin generously shared his unique, in depth knowledge of Kyoto. From key sites to those many tourists miss, we covered significant ground during our tour and were given excellent direction for our remaining time in the city. Whether it's food, politics, history, religion or many...More

Thank Patrick B
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your fast review! Happy to have you guys sent my way from a guest that I toured with a few years ago. It was great fun spending the day with you guys as we visited some of my favorite spots on the city's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent tour with Terin on the one day Kyoto tour. We had limited time in Kyoto and this was a great way to see the highlights plus see some local spots many tourists miss. Terin was incredibly knowledgeable and we were able...More

Thank Andrew C
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! With only one day in Kyoto, I wanted to make sure you were able to experience as much as possible during our time together. Glad we were able to see so much and enjoy a great lunch. Great haul on all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of booking a full day tour of Kyoto with Terin. Terin is a smart, engaging, knowledgeable and fun person to be with for a day. He’ll provide you with great insights into Kyoto and Japanese culture as he...More

Thank DavidK1957
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! I really appreciated all of your many questions about life in Japan. Even your "question that you ask every tourguide" was fun to discuss over sake! Glad you enjoyed that special lunch, most tourists never even try that place :) Hope...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terin really knows his stuff and was an excellent guide for our time in Kyoto. Terin was also kind enough to give us tips for the remainder of our stay in Kyoto. Thanks again Terin for a great day!More

Thank Tom F
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! It was a pleasure to tour with you and your wife on your honeymoon in Asia. Glad we were able to get some great pics at our first stop before your camera died. Thanks for being such great company for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I did a half day tour of Kyoto with Terin and both of us remarked before, during, and after just how pleasant of an experience it was. Terin is an excellent tour guide who is able to show you a side of...More

Thank ShackaryZannon
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KTJ_Kyoto_JPN, Owner at KyoTours Japan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Happy to hear that you appreciated how much were were able to see together. I often tell people that you can see more with an expert guide in a half day than you can see in a full day on your...More

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competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
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Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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Jsjcastro
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