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8 Days from $14oo


  • Walking the Halls of the Samurai Museum

  • Hiking to a Shinto Temple in Nikko

  • Exploring the Ghibli Museum

Trip Type: Medieval Studies

Activity Level: Moderate


Days 1-8: Kyoto

After arriving in Japan, we'll spend our first full day learning about the history of Japan's warrior class with visits to the Samurai & Ninja Museum and Nijo Castle.

We'll then spend our second full day in Kyoto learning about the royal history of Feudal Japan's emperors with visits to the Katsura Imperial Villa and the Kyoto Imperial Palace.

For our third full day in Kyoto, we'll learn about the food culture of Feudal Japan with visits to Nishiki Market and Ichimonjiya Wasuke teahouse.

We'll then spend our fourth full day exploring the religious history of Feudal Japan with visits to Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Rokuon-ji Temple.

After that, we'll spend our next day wandering the streets of Sannenzaka Ninenzaka to observe traditional Japanese architecture.

Participants will then get a free day to explore Kyoto on their own and learn more about the local history and culture for their final full day before departure.

Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.

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One Week exploring the history of Feudal Japan
8 Days from $14oo

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