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History & Culture TourRoyal Palace/Castle Tour

Kyoto Nijo Castle & Ninomaru Palace Guided Tour (English Speaking Guide)

US$ 11.2815%
US$ 9.55
Available from Jun 18, 2024
Kyoto >


  • 24 Hours Confirmation24 Hours Confirmation
  • Duration of 1 hourDuration of 1 hour
  • 1 person1 person
  • Meeting PointMeeting Point
  • Mobile voucherMobile voucher
  • Use only on the scheduled dateUse only on the scheduled date
  • Cancellation availableCancellation available
  • English,JapaneseEnglish,Japanese


Nijo Castle,
Enjoy ease and fun to 200% fullest!

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the exterior beauty of the top tourist attraction, Nijo Castle? While wandering and capturing snapshots can give you eye-grabbing and fun-filled moments. Nevertheless, there are things more than that! Get involved in this tour to open your ears to learn the significance of this Nijo Castle now! 

Allow us to introduce a guided tour to broaden your insights and understanding of Nijo Castle! Discover the reasons behind its UNESCO World Heritage status and what kind of values as historical, cultural, and artistic through a professional tour guide's easy and kind narratives. 


Uncover Nijo Castle's history with an expertly guided tour! 

Are you traveling to the historically rich city of Kyoto? While traveling, go to learn the visiting sites with a professional guide! Put your worry of not knowing Japanese, an English-speaking guide will lead you not to miss a single thing. 

Once the tour ends, you may have a big smile to receive the Gojoin voucher. Dive into the tour for explanatory details about Kyoto Nijo Castle & Ninomaru Palace. A guided Tour by an experienced guided tour! Be familiarize yourself with Japanese culture through it. 

Why do we need to visit Nijo Castle? 

Check out one of Kyoto's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Nijo Castle! A symbol of the Tokugawa shogunate's power rise and fall and preserved change in Japanese history is Nijo Castle. This castle has been acclaimed as a historical value and the pride of Japan. Adding a historical note, built in 1867 and resided by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Edo period. Once you enter the castle, see the well-preserved palace room and beautifully decorated ceilings. Enjoy strolling through the expansive castle walls and surroundings to step closer to the history of Japan! 

Enchanted by a national treasure, 
Ninomaru Palace

While you may hear of Nijo Castle, yet unfamiliar with Nijomaru Palace. A palace built based on the early Edo period incorporated the architectural style and unique within Nijo Castle. Plus, Nijomaru is designated as the national treasure of Japan. 

Check out the palace's interior, decorated with details that can go with the title of a shogun's residence, like the Kano painting styles, intricately carved door top carvings between rooms, and luxurious ornaments throughout the place. 


What's Included

  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Fees for experiencing
  • Consumption Tax
  • Castle stamp (Gojoin) voucher

What's Not Included

  • Nijo Castle Admission Ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance

How To UseHow To Use

  • Please use your mobile voucher
  • Please present your voucher on-site on the selected date. 
  • The voucher is valid only for the selected date and time. 

Meeting Point :
Enter Nijo Castle's East Main Gate 東大手門 (Higashi Ote-mon), Next to the general reception on the left
Nijojocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8301
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Meeting Hours :
1. 09:30 AM
2. 11:30 AM

* Please meet 10 minutes early before the meeting time. 

How to get there :
* A-minute walk from Kyoto Municipal Subway, Tozai Lines - Nijojo-mae Station
* A minute walk from Nijojo-mae bus stop


Nijojocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8301


What to RememberWhat to Remember

  • Your voucher is only confirmed once you receive the voucher. 
  • The product does not include a facility admission fee. 
  • Please gather at Nijo Castle's East Main Gate 東大手門 (Higashi Ote-mon), Next to the general reception on the left (enter the east main gate, and turn left). 
  • Each paid participant will have a commemorative castle stamp (Gojoin) voucher. After the tour ends, please exchange a voucher for a stamp at the Nijo Castle store. 
  • For each paid participant, per person can accompany one child (0-12 years old) for free.
  • A child or children must accompany adults during the tour. 
  • For those who want to bring more than one child on the tour, please purchase an adult ticket for each additional child.
  • You can only participate in the tour if you participate on time. 
  • Even if you paid for the tour, if you are late for a tour, under the tour's regulations, you cannot participate. 
  • Staff will wait for you at the meeting point. 
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early at the meeting point. 
  • The activity will continue during rainy weather, yet it will be the most safe and comfortable activity for the participants. Please keep in mind due to sudden weather changes, the event cannot be held. 
  • Due to the actual circumstance, the tour organizer may change or terminate the experience to consider the safest and most comfortable option for participants.
  • Please keep in mind we need confirmation for reservation by the tour organizer. Once again, the reservation is only confirmed once you receive the voucher. 

Cancellation and Refund

Up to 1 Day before the tour: 0% cancellation fee (full refund)
On the day of the tour: 100% cancellation fee (non-refundable)
* If you are late for the meeting time, it will count as a no-show and no refund will be made.
US$ 11.2815%
US$ 9.55

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