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Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-5169-1654
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LOVED IT!

I arranged this tour for my husband . We both loved it. We found Peter to be very friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
francine229073
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Alameda, California
Outstanding tour

My husband and I had a very interesting walking lecture with Peter MacIntosh. He is very... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Erika W
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I arranged this tour for my husband . We both loved it. We found Peter to be very friendly, informative and just very pleasant when we walked the Gion district with him. Peter had arranged everything and met all all expectations, he had answered all...More

Thank francine229073
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Francine, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that the two of you enjoyed our VIP-"Dinner with Geisha " experience. You and your husband's wonderful energy really helped to make the evening so fun. Your deep interest in the geisha culture...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a very interesting walking lecture with Peter MacIntosh. He is very knowledgable expert on Geisha culture and history. We definitely recommend his tour if you are visiting Kyoto, Japan.More

Thank Erika W
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hello Erika, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the walking lecture. When I created Kyoto Sights and Nights in 2002, I did so for people like yourself that wanted and appreciate a deeper look into specific...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the 4:30pm geisha tour, and it was great. With 23 years in Kyoto, it seemed like there was nothing Peter didn't know about geisha culture. Many friendly waves and hellos from the locals showed how he was ingrained in the...More

Thank Dale C
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hello Dale, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your "Geisha Walking Lecture" experience. It is always a pleasure to share the world I have been involved with for more than half my life with customers like yourself, who interested in...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was my second trip to Kyoto. On my first trip, I wasn't able to see any Geishas even though I tried. So for this trip, I did my research. I found Peter Macintosh, watched his documentary (which was fantastic insight into the world of...More

Thank todd-global
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hello Todd, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your "Geisha Walking Lecture" experience as well as my documentary "Real Geisha Real Women" It is always a pleasure to share the world I have been involved with for almost a quarter...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

My family of 3 adults was traveling to Kyoto. Correspondence with Peter was great - it was a last minute request only 2 weeks before arrival and he was able to make it happen. I had reached out to others who represented themselves that they...More

Thank audrey s
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your "Drinks with maiko/geiko" experience. It is always a pleasure to share the world I have been involved with for more than half my life with customers like yourself, who truly appreciate authentic experiences....More

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a real geisha experience, Peter's tour is the way to go. We had a private room in a members only teahouse with our own Maiko and it was a blast. This isn't one of those cheesy touristy traps – a...More

1  Thank Michael K
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you for your feedback on your experience. I am glad that you had a great time (blast). Having a great time in a traditional atmosphere is what this what "real" geisha entertainment is about. Thank you again for taking the time to send your...More

Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I imagine that there are few people outside of Japanese natives that get to truly see the world of the Geisha. During the first few minutes of meeting Peter, you can see that he's truly had the privilege to live in it. Peter took us...More

Thank Ashley S
kyotopmac, Owner at Kyoto Sights & Nights - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you Ashley for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed the walk. It is always refreshing to know that my customers appreciate and are fascinated with the world of the geisha. Not only is it a pleasure but I truly enjoy sharing my...More

Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I both enjoyed this walking lecture around Gion. Peter really took his time showing us around the different areas, explaining the intricacies of geisha culture, and answering all of our questions -- we even spotted 3 geisha on their way to work...More

Thank Jessica A
Management response:Responded 10 June 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to send your review. It puts a big smile on my face to hear that you and your husband enjoyed the Geisha walking lecture. I greatly appreciate customers like you that are very inquisitive and not shy...More

Reviewed 4 June 2016

Well, yet again we weren't dissapointed. We have used Kyoto Sights and Nights for many of our guests. We are a small tour company. This time we had the pleasure of our own evening. To be entertained by these enigmatic performers is truly an eye...More

Thank umeboshisan
Management response:Responded 6 June 2016

Thank you for your wonderful feedback, taking the time to share your experience and especially your repeat business. It is a real pleasure to be able to share experience with people who love the Japanese (especially geisha) culture as much as I do. I look...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend did the walking tour with Peter very short notice as we were interested in the Geisha culture. Peter spend about 2 hours with the small group of 5 walking around the Gion area and it was a fantastic experience. Insightful and...More

Thank Seraina V
Management response:Responded 4 June 2016

Thank you! Thank you for you review. Knowing that my original Geisha walking lecture was appreciated for the truly unique service it is, gives me the energy to continue putting my heart and soul into it even after so many years. It is for people...More

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