Sightseeing Spots Around Kyoto Station


The closest bus stop is Oishibashi (Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau) located in 2 minute walk from the hostel.
Japan Transit Planner Jorudan will help you with your travel plan, too.

  • Kyoto Railway Museum
    Kyoto Railway Museum
    The biggest railway museum in Japan with a diverse range of exhibits dedicated to Japan's rich history of railroad innovation.
    Take bus #208 and get off at Nanajo Senbon (26min), then walk 5min.
  • Sanjusangendo
    Japan's longest wooden building. The main attraction of Sanjusangendo is the inside, which is filled with 1001 statues of Kannon.
    Take bus #208 and get off at Hakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae (10min), or take #202 and get off at Higashiyama Nanajo then walk 4min.
  • Ramen Daiichiasahi
    Ramen Daiichiasahi
    Kyoto style Ramen which is lighter, assari, style shoyu broth soup. Open from 5 am until 2 am, closed on Thursday.
    12min walk
  • Ramen Street
    Ramen Street
    From north, Hokkaido Sapporo, to south, Kyushu Fukuoka, 10 ramen shops are 10th floor of Kyoto Station bldg..
    16min walk
  • Kyoto Sake Bar
    Liquor Shop&Bar Inoue
    There's a casual standing bar beside a liquor shop. They offer the best selection of sake and shochu. Highly recommended!
    5min walk
  • Kyoto Flea Market
    Toji Temple (Flea Market)
    Flea Market held held on the 21st of each month. On the 25th, the other flea market held in Kitanotanmangu Shrine.
    Take bus #202 or #208 and get off at Toji Minamimon-mae (10min).
  • Kyoto Zazen Experience
    Shourinji Temple (Zazen Experience)
    Zazen experience is open to all visitors, whether they have experienced or not. Advance reservation required.
    Take bus #202 or #207 and get off at Tofukuji (4min), then walk 5min.
  • Kyoto's best Zen Garden
    Tofukuji Temple (Zen Garden)
    The zen gardens of Hojo (Honbo garden) were laid out in 1939 by Mirei SHIGEMORI, who intended to express the simplicity of Zen in the Kamakura period with the abstract construction of modern arts
    Take bus #202 or #207 and get off at Tofukuji (4min), then walk 9min.
  • NINTENDO headquarters is in Kyoto
    This is where Super Mario born! You can not enter the building. It's worth going if you are a true Nintendo fan.
    15min walk
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine
    Fushimi Inari Shrine
    Open 24hours. Famous for the rows of torii gates. If you have time and good legs, hike to the top of the hill (takes 2 and a half).
    Walk to Kyoto sta. (8min), then take JR train and get off at Inari sta. (5min).

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