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Comfortable access to major tourist destinations

Comfortable access to major tourist destinations

To reach Kyoto's sightseeing spots, it is quick and comfortable to first take a train, then change to a bus if necessary, or walk to your destination. Check out the recommended routes and whether coin lockers are available to make your trip a smooth one!

Around Kyoto Station (To-ji Temple)

■Access from Kyoto Station
If you are going on foot, first exit from Kyoto Station's south entrance, Hachijo Exit. (It is opposite to the central exit where Kyoto Tower is located.)
Walking west on Hachijo-dori Street in front of the Hachijo Exit, you will see the intersection of Hachijo Abura-no Koji and the elevated Kintetsu Railway crossing diagonally over it.
From there, proceed south on Abura-no Koji-dori Street and you will soon come to an intersection called Abura-no Koji Toji-michi. Turn right and pass under the Kintetsu Railway overpass, and you will see Keigamon, the main entrance to To-ji Temple.
If you are taking the train, take one stop from Kyoto Station on the Kintetsu KYOTO Line, get off at To-ji Temple, and then walk for about 7 minutes. Please note that limited express trains do not stop at Toji Station.

You can also take City Bus No. 71 from Kyoto Station (Hachijoguchi), but considering the waiting time, other means of transportation are more convenient.

■Access from Shijo Kawaramachi (Hankyu Kyoto Kawaramachi Station)
Take the Hankyu Railway for one stop or walk to the Shijo Station on the subway. From there, take the Subway Karasuma Line to Kujo Station. It takes about 17 minutes on foot from Kujo Station to To-ji Temple.
Alternatively, travel from the Subway Shijo Station to Kyoto Station and transfer to the Kintetsu Line from Kyoto Station.
Kyoto Station on the subway and Kintetsu Line are far apart, requiring a short walk through the station. If you are unfamiliar with Kyoto Station, it would be wise to avoid it.

City Bus No. 207 often takes a long time because it passes through Shijo-dori, which is always crowded with cars.