Kyoto Afternoon Tour - Heian Jingu Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangen-do Temple

Great tour and great guide. Would thoroughly recommend this if you are limited for time in Kyoto. Guide (Amy) was excellent. Ian M., United Kingdom – See more reviews
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Heian Shrine (Heian-jingū)
Heian Shrine (Heian-jingū)
Heian Shrine
Heian Shrine
Heian Shrine
Heian Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple Gate
Kiyomizu-dera Temple Gate

What To Expect

Visit some of Kyoto's most exquisite landmarks on this afternoon tour! Immerse yourself in history and old world grandeur.


  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist Temple

  • See the 1000 life-size statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon in Sanjūsangen-dō, the thirty-three ken long hall


Day Tours in Kyoto
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Kyoto Avanti Shopping Center
4 hours
daily at 1:30 PM
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Walk through Sanjusangendo Temple, Japan's longest wooden structure, famous for its 1001 human-sized Kannon statues. Browse through specialty shops on the way up to Kiyomizudera Temple, from which you can get a sweeping view of the city. Visit Heian Jingu Shrine, a partial replica of the Imperial Palace, built to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the Heian Period.

Heian Jingu Shrine

The graceful old court life is reflected in the brightly colored shrine with its vermilion pillars and green roof, and in its enchanting inner gardens and ponds.

Sanju-Sangendo Hall

A renowned long wooden hall housing all of 1,001 statues of Kannon that date back to the 13th century.

Kiyomizudera Temple

A quaint old lane lined with pottery shops leads to the temple. Enjoy a sweeping view of the entire city from its lofty terrace.


  • English-speaking guide service


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 5 years old and below are free of charge, provided they sit on an adult's lap. If they need a seat, they will be charged.

  • The tour will assemble at New Miyako Hotel.

  • The Heian Jingu Shrine will be closed to the public for the Jidai Festival on 22 October, the tour will visit Chishaku-in Temple instead. If the Jidai Festival is postponed, changes may be made to the tour itinerary to match.

  • Pick-up service from Kyoto Hotel Okura, Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Hotel Monterey Kyoto and Nikko Princess Kyoto will not be available dunring the Gion Festival (July 14 - 16) due to traffic restrictions.

  • Connection point for Kyoto Maiko Dinner will change from Rihga Royal to Kyoto Hotel Okura (Kiyomizu Temple still available).

  • The tour does not visit inside Heian Jingu Shrine's Shin-en garden.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 3 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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