Free Walking Sightseeing Tours in Kyoto, Japan

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Explore Kyoto in Japan with one of our free walking tours. Click on a marker on the map to get started and view details about the tour. Below is an overview of the sightseeing tours. A total of 28 tours are available in Kyoto, Japan.

Activities in KyotoIndividual Sights in Kyoto
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Languages English
Duration 2h
Reviews 5/5 stars, 11 ratings

Legacy of Geishas Free Walking Tour
Experience the Enchanting World of the Geisha on Our Kyoto Night Walking Tour Step into the magical realm of the Geisha on our captivating night walking tour in Kyoto. With our local expert...
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Languages English
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.8/5 stars, 58 ratings

Kyoto Night Free Walking Tour Gion Geisha
Enhance your Kyoto experience with the Gion Kyoto Night Walking Tour, where tradition and beauty come to life. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Kyoto's Geisha culture as our...
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Languages English
Duration 3h
Reviews 4.7/5 stars, 109 ratings

Free Walking Tour Kyoto
Experience the charm of Kyoto with the Free Walking Tour offered by Kyoto Localized. Led by knowledgeable guides, this tour takes you through the cultural heart of the city, providing insights...
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Languages English
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.7/5 stars, 51 ratings

Kyoto Free Walking Tour in Gion District
Step into the enchanting world of Kyoto's timeless charm with our "Timeless Kyoto: Free Walking Tour of Historic Landmarks"!Embark on a journey through centuries of history and culture as we...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h 30min
Reviews 4.6/5 stars, 780 ratings

Free tour of Kyoto, the city of dreams.
Get to know one of the cities where dreams come true, where great industries like Nintendo were born and be part of a great adventure full of colorful landscapes, geishas, ​​samurai, temples and...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.4/5 stars, 99 ratings

Free Walking Tour Kyoto-Gion - Geishas and Maikos.
Discover the captivating culture of the Geisha on our Kyoto night walking tour. Our local guides will show you this world full of fascinating stories, where elegance and grace come to life. Learn...
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Duration 2 hours
Reviews 9.7/10 stars, 9 ratings

Kyoto Free Walking Tour in Gion District!
Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Kyoto with our Free Walking Tour, meticulously designed to showcase the perfect blend of historic landmarks and modern marvels. We will...
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Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Reviews 9.3/10 stars, 634 ratings

On this free tour of Kyoto, we'll discover the main monuments of the former capital of Japan and learn about its rich history!

Self-guided Tour #1

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Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 1.9 km
Ascend 18 m
Descend 10 m

  • Kyoto railway museum
  • C61-2
  • 8630
  • C57-1
  • C56-160
  • B20-10
  • 1080
  • 9633
  • C11-64
  • 7105
  • C62-1
  • C55-1
  • C58-1
  • C51-239
  • C53-45
  • C59-164
  • D50-140
  • Kyoto Aquarium
  • Fudoudo Myououin
Details for Tour #1 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #2

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Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 7.1 km
Ascend 126 m
Descend 80 m

  • Heian-jingu Shrine
  • Okazaki Park
  • The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
  • Yurinkan museum
  • 妙伝寺
  • 西方寺
  • 本妙寺
  • 満足稲荷神社
  • taishougun shrine
  • 合槌稲荷大明神
  • Murin-an
  • Lake Biwa Canal Museum of Kyoto
  • 法勝寺九重塔址
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
  • 満願寺
  • Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji Temple
  • Nanzen-ji
  • Tenju-an
  • Nanzen-in Temple
Details for Tour #2 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #3

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Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 6.3 km
Ascend 126 m
Descend 130 m

  • taishougun shrine
  • Awata-jinjya
  • Shoren-in Temple
  • Maruyama Park
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • 漢検 漢字博物館・図書館 漢字ミュージアム
  • 崇徳天皇御廟
  • Ryosokuin
  • Chūgen-ji
  • 宝蔵寺
  • Seiganji
  • 蛸薬師堂
  • Nishiki Market
  • Salvation Army Kyoto Corps
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of School History
  • Bukkoji Temple
Details for Tour #3 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #4

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Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 4.1 km
Ascend 131 m
Descend 195 m

  • 延仁寺
  • 今熊野観音寺
  • Sennyū-ji Temple
  • 来迎院
  • 新善光寺
  • Kaikoh-ji
  • 法音院
  • Sada-in
  • Tōfuku-ji
  • 遣迎院
Details for Tour #4 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #5

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Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 7.4 km
Ascend 79 m
Descend 92 m

  • 上品蓮台寺
  • Koho-an temple
  • Soken-in temple
  • Daiko-in temple
  • Gyokurin-in temple
  • Daisen-in temple
  • Hoshun-in temple
  • Juko-in temple
  • Zuihō-in temple
  • Kohrin-in temple
  • Daitoku-ji
  • Shinju-an temple
  • 大谷大学博物館
  • 半木神社
  • Kyoto Botanical Garden
  • 小野蘭山顕頌碑
  • 京都府立陶板名画の庭
  • Kyoto Concert Hall
Details for Tour #5 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #6

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Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 3.3 km
Ascend 31 m
Descend 31 m

  • 常林寺
  • 鴨川デルタ
  • 本禅寺
  • 清浄華院
  • 廬山寺
  • 梨木神社
  • Sento Imperial Palace
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
Details for Tour #6 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #7

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.1 km
Ascend 21 m
Descend 17 m

  • 西院春日神社
  • 朱雀院跡
  • 壬生寺
  • 新撰組 壬生屯所遺蹟 八木家
  • Nagi Shrine
Details for Tour #7 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #8

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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 8.6 km
Ascend 160 m
Descend 77 m

  • Kyoto railway museum
  • 8630
  • B20-10
  • 1080
  • 9633
  • C11-64
  • 7105
  • C55-1
  • C53-45
  • C51-239
  • Kyoto Aquarium
  • Fudoudo Myououin
  • 上徳寺
  • Bukkoji Temple
  • Ebisu-jinja (shrine)
  • Rokudouchin-nouji
  • Ryosokuin
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Maruyama Park
  • 一心院
Details for Tour #8 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #9

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 122 m
Descend 304 m

  • 将軍山城
  • Tanukidanisan Fudōin
  • Shisen-do
  • Enko-ji
  • Konpuku-ji
Details for Tour #9 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #10

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Number of sights 12 sights
Distance 5.7 km
Ascend 52 m
Descend 62 m

  • Hirano Shrine
  • Kitano Tenman-gū Shrine
  • Senbonshakado Daihoon-ji Temple
  • 引接寺
  • myorenji
  • 教行院
  • 尊陽院
  • Myoken-ji Temple
  • 久本院
  • 大聖寺
  • 大光明寺
  • 承天閣美術館
Details for Tour #10 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #11

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.4 km
Ascend 114 m
Descend 65 m

  • 岩倉具視幽棲旧宅
  • Jisso-in Temple
  • 石座神社
  • 是心寺
  • 長谷八幡宮
Details for Tour #11 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #12

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Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 20 m
Descend 22 m

  • 水火天満宮
  • 大應寺
  • 明光寺
  • 上御霊神社
  • 天寧寺
  • Shimogamo Shrine
Details for Tour #12 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #13

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Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 3.9 km
Ascend 323 m
Descend 303 m

  • Tenryū Temple
  • 宝厳院
  • Saga Arashiyama Museum of Arts and Culture
  • Fukuda Art Museum
  • Ichitani Munakata Shrine
  • Monkey Park Iwatayama
  • 電電宮
  • 法輪寺
Details for Tour #13 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #14

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.5 km
Ascend 130 m
Descend 110 m

  • 八神社
  • 浄土院
  • Ginkakuji
  • Hōnen Temple
  • 吉田山
Details for Tour #14 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #15

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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 11.3 km
Ascend 175 m
Descend 229 m

  • 安楽寺
  • Shinsho-gokuraku-ji Temple (Shinnyo-do)
  • 西雲院
  • Konkai-komyo-ji Temple
  • Higashi-Tenno Okazaki-Jinja
  • 岡崎別院
  • Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji Temple
  • Nyakuoji-jinja Shrine
  • Heian-jingu Shrine
  • 聖護院
  • Kumano Shrine
  • 北垣国通像
  • Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Museum
  • Ruins of Ryo Kadokura residence
  • Kathredral of Saint Francis Xavier
  • 天性寺
  • 御所八幡宮
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
  • 御金神社
  • Nijō Castle
Details for Tour #15 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #16

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Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 10.3 km
Ascend 79 m
Descend 82 m

  • 天寧寺
  • 上御霊神社
  • 大光明寺
  • 承天閣美術館
  • 十念寺
  • 大聖寺
  • 久本院
  • Myoken-ji Temple
  • 尊陽院
  • 教行院
  • 大應寺
  • myorenji
  • 京都市考古資料館
  • Kitano Tenman-gū Shrine
  • 宥清寺
  • Daishogun Hachi Shrine
  • Shunkouin temple
  • Myōshinji Temple
Details for Tour #16 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #17

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Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.1 km
Ascend 127 m
Descend 134 m

  • Tenryū Temple
  • Nonomiya Shrine
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
  • Ōkōchi Sansō
  • Jōjakkō-ji
  • ジオラマ京都JAPAN
  • Rokuoin temple
Details for Tour #17 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #18

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Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 9.4 km
Ascend 261 m
Descend 248 m

  • 勝光寺
  • Bukkoji Temple
  • Salvation Army Kyoto Corps
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of School History
  • 上徳寺
  • Ryosokuin
  • 崇徳天皇御廟
  • Entokuin
  • Anyo Temple
  • 一心院
  • Miyazaki Yuzensai
  • Maruyama Park
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • 漢検 漢字博物館・図書館 漢字ミュージアム
  • Chūgen-ji
  • 宝蔵寺
Details for Tour #18 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #19

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 105 m
Descend 49 m

  • 京都市青少年科学センター
  • Hotoji
  • Sekihoji
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • Fushimi Inari-taisha
Details for Tour #19 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #20

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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 12.9 km
Ascend 206 m
Descend 253 m

  • Ginkakuji
  • 八神社
  • 浄土院
  • Hōnen Temple
  • 吉田山
  • 常林寺
  • 鴨川デルタ
  • 本禅寺
  • 清浄華院
  • 廬山寺
  • 梨木神社
  • 行願寺
  • Sento Imperial Palace
  • Shirakumo Shrine
  • Goou Shrine
  • Sugawarain Tenmangu Shrine
  • Munakata Shrine
  • Nijō Castle
  • 福勝寺
  • 妙堯寺
Details for Tour #20 in Kyoto

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Why Visit Sights? Self-guided sightseeing tours are a free and safe alternative to bus tours. You can explore Kyoto at your own pace, any time! Do something good for your health by walking.