Kyoto Ninja Half day Walking Tour PRIVATE

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Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Kyoto, Kyoto

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Want to know the world of ninja who used to be active in Kyoto long ago? A friendly private guide full of knowledge of Kyoto will guide you.
This tour is arranged by Kyoto Samurai & Ninja Museum. Kyoto’s ninja districts and spots are listed below.

1, Nijo Castle
nijo castle kyoto
The ninja used to live in this castle. However, there was a risk of infiltration by other ninja spies. Special floors were constructed by Tokugawa Shogun.
2, Nanzenji Temple
During the 16th century there was a famous ninja whose name was Ishikawa Goemon. His philosophy was just like Robin Hood: steal from the rich people and give everything to poor people. However he was caught by the Shogun Toyotomi. He was boiled alive in a giant pot. The incident took place in front of the Nanzenji Temple in 1594.
3, Enryakuji Temple in Mount Hiei
Mount Heiei is where the ninja tradition was born.
4, Nijo Jinya
Many ninja also lived near Nijo castle. One of the famous ninja buildings was Nijo-jinya.

What's Included

A friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide

What's Not Included

Transportation to/from attractions

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

We will then walk from Yasaka Shrine to Kiyomizu Temple. The main building is under construction but it is still beautiful and impressive from the outside. You will learn how this huge building stood for centuries without having even one piece of nail. You will also get to know the importance of Kiyomizu temple in Japanese history and culture.

• Admission Ticket Free

Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kiyomizu temple has a garden, walking paths, wish stones and most importantly mystical water fountain that is believed to have miraculous healing powers. By the way, the name Kiyo mizu refers to this special water stream. The tour takes 60~80 minutes and we will finish the tour around 17:20.

• Admission Ticket Free


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