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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!

Nijo-jo Castle

■Access from Kyoto Station
First, take the Subway Karasuma Line to Karasuma Oike Station, the transfer point. It takes about 6 minutes to arrive.
Transfer to the Subway Tozai Line at Karasuma Oike Station. Nijojo-mae (Nijo-jo Castle) Station is one stop away.
As you exit Nijojo-mae (Nijo-jo Castle) Station, you will immediately see the moat of Nijo-jo Castle. The entrance faces the main street, Horikawa-dori Street.

City Bus No. 9 and 50 stop at many bus stops and take a little longer.

■Access from Shijo Kawaramachi (Keihan Gion-shijo Station)
Take the Keihan Railway for only one stop from Keihan Gion-shijo Station to Sanjo Station.
After getting off at Sanjo Station, exit through the ticket gates and walk 2 minutes along the underground passage to Sanjo Keihan Station on the Subway Tozai Line.
Take the Subway Tozai Line from Sanjo Keihan Station and get off at the third stop, Nijojo-mae (Nijo-jo Castle) Station.

If you like walking, we recommend walking from Shijo Kawaramachi to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae (Kyoto City Hall) Station on the Subway Tozai Line. It takes about 11 minutes on foot.

City Bus No. 12 from Shijo Kawaramachi to Nijo-jo Castle tends to take longer because it always goes through Shijo-dori, which tends to be congested.