Self-Guided Walking Tours to Explore Kyoto, Japan

Follow these 13 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 Area Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Higashiyama Area Walking Tour

Walking Tour in Shimogyo Ward

Sightseeing Walk: Walking Tour in Shimogyo Ward

Central Kyoto Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Central Kyoto Walking Tour

Philosopher's Path Area Walk

Sightseeing Walk: Philosopher's Path Area Walk

Kyoto Museums Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Kyoto Museums Walking Tour

Ukyo-ku Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Ukyo-ku Walking Tour

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Sightseeing Walk: Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Sightseeing Walk: Souvenir Shopping Part 2

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

Article (B): Photos of Kyoto

36 Hours in Kyoto

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Kyoto by the Thousands

Article (B): Kyoto by the Thousands

A Day in Arashiyama

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