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    Frequently Asked Questions Kyoto:FAQ

    At the tourist information centers in Kyoto, you can get pamphlets with maps and event information, as well as transit information. The staff on hand speak English, and many other languages, so you can ask questions in your native language. Look for a nearby information center during your travels in Kyoto.

    > To download maps, please click here.

    Kyoto Tourist Information Center “Kyo Navi”

    Address: JR Kyoto Station Building 2nd Floor Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
    Tel.: +81-75-343-0548

    8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    【Closed】Open year round
    【Languages】English, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Korean
    【Wheelchair Rental】
    Available wheelchairs:3 (first-come-first-served / non-reservable)
    Fees:Free (5000yen deposit required / refund upon return)
    *Note : You will be asked to present your passport
    【Wi-Fi Router Rental】
    Rental Wi-Fi router available (fee is required)

    Other Kyoto Tourist Information Desks

    Kyoto Handicraft Center Tourist Information Counter(temporarily closed)


    Kyoto Station Building Information

    Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyoto

    Hankyu Tourist Information Center, Kyoto

    Kokoka Kyoto International Community House 


    Kyoto City Bus and Subway Information Center

    • Transportation Bureau
    • Kyoto Station
    • Kotochika Kyoto
    • Kitaoji
    • Karasuma Oike
    > See more details about locations of Kyoto City Bus & Subway Information Center at the following link:
    > Search using the Map (includes all city bus stops and subway stations):

    Reserving a Private Tour Guide

    On the following website, you can reserve a private interpreter-guide certified by the City of Kyoto. There are also scheduled tours around the city guided by the Kyoto City-certified guides, so please feel free to participate.

    Kyoto Visitor's Guide Website: (Language: English, Chinese, French, Spanish、Japanese)

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