Gion Historical Virtual Walking Tour in KyotoImmerse yourself in the Japanese classic culture in Kyoto, Japanese old capital
- 1.5 hour tour
- Small group tour
- English speaking guide
- Live streaming outside of Gion streets and explore the historical town for Geisha virtually
- Visit temples and learn about Japanese history in the old capital of Japan
- Take a historical walk in Gion area
- We also provide private tours in groups, contact us for more information!
- English speaking local guide
- A deep insights on Japanese old history and Gion district
- An educational virtual walking with guide's explanations
In this Gion Historical Virtual Walking Tour in Kyoto, we want to show you how Kyoto and especially Gion district is historically and culturally rich by exploring around with live streaming!
Gion district is famous as where you may be able to see the real Geisha and Maiko, and traditional buildings. Especially, the east part of Gion has still so many old building, making this whole Gion area look nostalgic and different from the other areas, so we want you to feel the part of its culture during this outdoor online virtual experience, helping you to plan your next trip to actual Kyoto!
Since this tour is done with live streaming, you can not only see Kyoto's unique and historical atmosphere from your home, but also ask your guides anything when you find any interests while your local guide is actually walking in the city center of Kyoto.
We can't wait to see you and explore Gion in Kyoto with you together soon!
Start the virtual walking journey from Gion Main Street!
We start the virtual walking tour from Gion Main Street, one of the most energetic and famous districts in Kyoto! Gion Main Street is usually filled with tourists looking for souvenirs, but is also famous for Gion Festival, that happens for a whole month in every July. Your guide will tell you what's unique in Gion making differences from the other nightlife districts in Japan to start the Gion Virtual Walking Tour.
Visit Yasaka Shrine and Kenninji Temple to learn Shintoism and Buddhism
After leaving Pontocho, we will head to Yasaka Shrine and Kenninji Temple, two famous shrine and temple nearby Gion district. Here, by entering the shine and temple, you can feel the atmosphere virtually while getting knowledge from your local guide's explanations!
Explore Gion district in Kyoto
Towards the end of the online virtual walking tour in Kyoto, we will walk around in Gion districts, the very center of Kyoto's historical culture. Your guide will tell you how people keep this old traditional atmosphere for long time and how this culture is treated in the modern era in Kyoto. If we are lucky, we may be able to witness the Geisha walking in Gion!
- Please check the timezone below the calendar when selecting a reservation date/time. If it shows ""Japan Standard Time"". please check the time difference carefully.
- You need an internet connection and the ability to audio and video.
- Bring your drink or snacks to enjoy while we are exploring Tokyo.
- This is an online virtual tour, so we'll be guiding you around Gion in Kyoto, Japan.
- Please note that if you are joining the 17:00 session, one of the venues will be unavailable (Kenninji temple) as it closes at 16:30
- This virtual tour will be offered on Zoom. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a video call link and details on how to join no later than 1 day before the tour date.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the tour starting time.
- Free date/time rescheduling up to 24 hours before the tour starting time (depending on availability).
- Local favorite foods and drinks
- Hidden spots all over Japan
- Meet 10 of our local guides
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