Discovering Kyoto: the Ancient Capital of Japan

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  • Location
    Kyoto, Japan
  • Duration
    1h 15m
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English
  • $


The beautiful city of Kyoto, once the ancient capital of Japan, attracts people not only from across the country but also worldwide because of its rich history and culture. From breathtaking shrines and temples to geisha culture, there are so many things in this city to please your eyes! With the help of your experienced guide, you can learn the historical background and the significance of each site to understand the Japanese way of living. 

On this tour, you will virtually walk through the famous 1,000 gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and then explore the charming alleyways in Gion, an authentic geisha district full of traditional houses and small local businesses. You’ll also have a moment of peace and tranquility by sitting in the magnificent Zen garden of Ryoanji Temple.

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Preparing for your Virtual Tour

Please be ready with a stable internet connection and a Zoom account.

We recommend using a laptop, tablet, or other devices with a screen larger than a smartphone.

Meet Your Live Virtual Guide

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Mayco Yuki

Nice to meet you! I'm Mayco, and I was born and raised in Osaka, which is right beside Kyoto. While I'm not from the ancient capital, I have worked and lived in Kyoto for around three years. 

As a professionally licensed tour guide, I have shown people from all over the world around Kyoto and Osaka. Before starting my career in the tourism industry, I did an internship in the US for about 2 years and took backpacking trips to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. I've also volunteered in several countries, including Mexico, India, Bangladesh, and Sierra Leone. 

I majored in the philosophy of art in college, and I have a keen interest in a variety of art. I love traveling, novels, movies, music, art, fashion, beer, wine, and food. I'm also a huge fan of queer culture, and my tours are queer-friendly! 

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