Self-Guided Walking Tours to Explore Kyoto, Japan

Follow these 10 expert-designed self-guided walking tours to explore Kyoto, Japan on foot at your own pace. You can also create your own self-guided walk to visit the city attractions which interest you the most.

How it works: Download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. Each walk comes with a detailed tour map as well as photos and background information for the featured attractions. The app's navigation functions guide you from one attraction to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.


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Higashiyama Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Higashiyama Walking Tour

Gion District Walk

Sightseeing Walk: Gion District Walk

Imperial Kyoto Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Imperial Kyoto Walking Tour

Walk on Philosopher's Path

Sightseeing Walk: Walk on Philosopher's Path

Arashiyama Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Arashiyama Walking Tour

Kyoto Shopping and Food Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Kyoto Shopping and Food Tour

Gion Walking Tour

Discovery Walk: Gion Walking Tour

Gion Antiques Walk

Discovery Walk: Gion Antiques Walk

Downtown Shopping Walk

Discovery Walk: Downtown Shopping Walk

Walking Around Gion

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Photos of Kyoto

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36 Hours in Kyoto

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Kyoto by the Thousands

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A Day in Arashiyama

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