8 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

8 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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8 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

Start: Brno
+2
train + Fly + train:  16​h 45​min
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Brno

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), then ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Western Art.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner .

Brno, Czech Republic to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brno to Tokyo is 8 hours. Traveling from Brno in July, expect Tokyo to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

4
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yasaka Shrine and Walking tours. Get some historical perspective at Nijo Castle and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Nara (Nara Park & Kofuku-ji Temple). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, make a trip to Gion, and see the interesting displays at Kyoto Railway Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kyoto tour itinerary website .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nara, Jishu Shrine
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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