WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE
Full day at leisure
A free day to explore Kyoto at your leisure. Apart from enjoying the cityscapes with its historic Japanese style architecture, you may wish to venture further afield. Optional activities or tours can include:
A visit to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple followed by free time to stroll through the historic Nimezika with its charming streets and architecture.
Take a scenic drive to the I. M. Pei designed Miho Museum. Which he came to call Shangri-La, it stands in a hilly and forested landscape.
Japan’s first permanent capital, Nara has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites and second only to Kyoto as a repository of Japan’s cultural legacy.