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 24 tours are available in Kyoto, Japan.

Activities in KyotoIndividual Sights in Kyoto
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Duration 2h 30min
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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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Duration 3h
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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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Free Tour of Kyoto
Itinerary: SANJO-OHASHI Bridge Station: Explore the history along the KAMOGAWA River, understanding how Kyoto became Japan's jewel. GION's Geisha District: Immerse yourself in the architectural...
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Duration 2 hours

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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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 6.9 km
Ascend 123 m
Descend 76 m

  • Heian-jingu Shrine
  • Okazaki Park
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
  • 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
  • 無鄰菴 Murin-an Villa
  • Lake Biwa Canal Museum of Kyoto
  • 法勝寺九重塔址
  • 満願寺
  • Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji Temple
  • Tenju-an
  • Nanzen-ji
  • Nanzen-in Temple
Details for Tour #2 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #3

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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 7.4 km
Ascend 95 m
Descend 55 m

  • Kyoto railway museum
  • 8630
  • C57-1
  • C56-160
  • B20-10
  • 1080
  • 9633
  • C11-64
  • 7105
  • C55-1
  • C58-1
  • C51-239
  • C53-45
  • Kyoto Aquarium
  • Fudoudo Myououin
  • 上徳寺
  • Bukkoji Temple
  • Rokudouchin-nouji
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Maruyama Park
Details for Tour #3 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #4

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Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 5.5 km
Ascend 118 m
Descend 114 m

  • Bukkoji Temple
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of School History
  • Salvation Army Kyoto Corps
  • 蛸薬師堂
  • Seiganji
  • Okuni Statue
  • Minami-za (kabuki Theater)
  • Chūgen-ji
  • 漢検 漢字博物館・図書館 漢字ミュージアム
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Maruyama Park
  • Shoren-in Temple
  • Awata-jinjya
  • taishougun shrine
Details for Tour #4 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #5

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Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 7.4 km
Ascend 78 m
Descend 91 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 10 sights
Distance 4.2 km
Ascend 78 m
Descend 147 m

  • 今熊野観音寺
  • Sennyū-ji Temple
  • 来迎院
  • 新善光寺
  • Kaikoh-ji
  • 法音院
  • Sada-in
  • 東福寺
  • 明暗寺
  • 城興寺
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 7 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 27 m
Descend 27 m

  • 常林寺
  • 本禅寺
  • 清浄華院
  • 廬山寺
  • 梨木神社
  • Sento Imperial Palace
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
Details for Tour #8 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #9

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Number of sights 12 sights
Distance 5.6 km
Ascend 48 m
Descend 58 m

  • Hirano Shrine
  • Kitano Tenman-gū Shrine
  • Senbonshakado Daihoon-ji Temple
  • 引接寺
  • myorenji
  • 教行院
  • Honpo-ji
  • 尊陽院
  • Myoken-ji Temple
  • 大聖寺
  • 大光明寺
  • 承天閣美術館
Details for Tour #9 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #10

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

  • 将軍山城
  • Tanukitanisan Fudouin Temple
  • Shisen-do
  • Enko-ji
  • Konpuku-ji
Details for Tour #10 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #11

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Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 7.2 km
Ascend 324 m
Descend 147 m

  • 上徳寺
  • Byodoji
  • Bukkoji Temple
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of School History
  • Salvation Army Kyoto Corps
  • 蛸薬師堂
  • Chūgen-ji
  • 漢検 漢字博物館・図書館 漢字ミュージアム
  • Entokuin
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Maruyama Park
  • Miyazaki Yuzensai
  • Chion-in
  • Anyo Temple
  • Higashiyama Mount Peak Park
Details for Tour #11 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #12

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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 #12 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #13

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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 Temple
  • Hōnen-in Temple
  • 吉田山
Details for Tour #13 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #14

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Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 3.7 km
Ascend 294 m
Descend 322 m

  • 法輪寺
  • 電電宮
  • Monkey Park Iwatayama
  • Ichitani Munakata Shrine
  • Fukuda Art Museum
  • Saga Arashiyama Museum of Arts and Culture
  • 宝厳院
Details for Tour #14 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #15

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Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 4.4 km
Ascend 183 m
Descend 40 m

  • Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
  • Shoseien
  • 耳塚(鼻塚)
  • Hōkoku-jinja
  • Kyoto National Museum
  • Yogen-in
  • Chishaku-in
  • 阿弥陀ヶ峰
Details for Tour #15 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #16

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Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 10.2 km
Ascend 75 m
Descend 78 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
  • Myoken-ji Temple
  • 尊陽院
  • Honpo-ji
  • 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 6 sights
Distance 3.4 km
Ascend 98 m
Descend 114 m

  • Nonomiya Shrine
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
  • Okochi Sanso Garden
  • Jojakkoji Temple
  • 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 19 sights
Distance 11 km
Ascend 244 m
Descend 232 m

  • Former Imperial Villa Nijō Castle
  • 御金神社
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
  • 御所八幡宮
  • Honnō-ji temple
  • Ruins of Ryo Kadokura residence
  • Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Museum
  • 北垣国通像
  • Kumano Shrine
  • 聖護院
  • 須賀神社
  • Konkai-komyo-ji Temple
  • 西雲院
  • Shinsho-gokuraku-ji Temple (Shinnyo-do)
  • 安楽寺
  • Nyakuoji-jinja Shrine
  • Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji Temple
  • Higashi-Tenno Okazaki-Jinja
  • Heian-jingu Shrine
Details for Tour #18 in Kyoto

Self-guided Tour #19

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 103 m
Descend 47 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 17 sights
Distance 11.3 km
Ascend 168 m
Descend 164 m

  • 天寧寺
  • 大谷大学博物館
  • Shinju-an temple
  • Daitoku-ji
  • Zuihō-in temple
  • Daisen-in temple
  • Gyokurin-in temple
  • Daiko-in temple
  • 引接寺
  • 石像寺
  • Senbonshakado Daihoon-ji Temple
  • Kitano Tenman-gū Shrine
  • Hirano Shrine
  • Waraten Shrine
  • 真如寺
  • Ninna-ji temple
  • 了徳寺
Details for Tour #20 in Kyoto

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