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Kyoto | 4.5h
"City of Students" - Experience Campus Life in Kyoto!

"City of Students" - Experience Campus Life in Kyoto!

"Although Kyoto is well known as a city of Japanese traditional culture, in reality the city area is well known as a student city. There are 39 universities (unis) with students from all over the world. Experience the lives of uni students from the 2nd largest national uni in Japan, Kyoto University, and a private university with a longer history, Doshisha University. Feel the history from the buildings and nature on campus. You will also visit the student dorms and cafeterias. If you visit the museum, you will be able to see the high intellectual level of this uni through its research results. Why don't you experience a tour of the lives of Japanese students?"


・Alongside the University of Tokyo, step on site to another one of Japan's best universities, Kyoto university. Take a look at the environment raising students who will shape Japan's future and experience some campus life. ・Visit the museum owned by Kyoto University. It is lined with a variety of exhibitions and even skulls of Naomanzo. You can see the research results of the university. ・In Doshisha University there are brick buildings marked as an important cultural asset of Japan, there is even an atmosphere like a drama or photo shoot set on campus.


・Doshisha University: A university where the red brick buildings are marked as a culturally important asset of Japan. Admire the synthesis of the historic buildings and beautiful trees, almost like a drama set or painting. Take a walk around the campus and feel like a student. ・Kyoto University Museum: It displays the 2.6 million academic materials left by the best universities in the west of Japan and Kyoto University. Take a look at the natural, cultural and technical history. ・Kyoto University: It is the second largest national university in Japan. You can see students doing various activities all over the wide campus, debating, club activities, etc. Let's buy a souvenir at the University shop! ・Highlight: "Cheap, delicious, and filling" this is what Kyoto University’s cafeteria has to offer. It is a high quality cafeteria, similar to eating off campus, making it popular to students.


・Tour finishing spot is different to meeting spot. Please contact your tour guide if you would like to change the finishing spot
・Lunch (dinner) is not included, but meals can be purchased at rest spots
・Doshisha University cannot be entered when the main and west gate are closed, such as summer and New Year holidays. Please note other locations maybe changed when temporarily closed.

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 1000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

In front of the Bus Ticket Center near the central gate(Karasuma gate) of Kyoto Station, JR Line

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