TRAVEL TO kyoto, A FASCINATING CITY
The Juxtaposition of old and new

Interactive map of Kyoto

A map to help you plan your trip to Kyoto.
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kyoto, the ancient capital 

The former imperial capital, Kyoto is a must on any trip to Japan
Travel to Kyoto and experience the ancient capital of Japan, a must for any trip to Japan. Kyoto is smaller in scale compared to other major Japanese cities, it is quite possible during to walk or cycle to attractions along the Kamo River or the Philosophers Path.

The most traditional neighborhoods are located north and east of the city, home to countless temples and gardens, while the area surrounding the station is more modern and conducive to shopping. City of history, Kyoto is none the less lively, evolving with the seasons and festivals.

To ensure you do not miss anything when you travel to Kyoto, Japan Experience provides accommodation, various activities and information on the many festivals and unusual places not to miss during your trip to Kyoto.

The icon attractions not to miss in Kyoto:

- Geisha of Gion
- The Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji)
Kiyomizu-dera temple
Nishiki Market
Nijo Castle
- The Fushimi Inari Taisha

Kyoto

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Nearest Airports

  • Kansai International Airport (KIX)
  • Osaka International Airport (ITM)
The Kansai Airport serves international flights. Despite its name, the Osaka-Itami Airport offers only domestic flights. Expect 60-80 minutes by train to Kyoto from these airports.

train stations

  • Kyoto (JR, Kintetsu and Metro lines)
  • Kawaramachi (Hankyu line)
Kyoto Station is one of the largest in Japan. It is served by both JR and private lines and by the Shinkansen and metro. Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu private line, lets get to Arashiyama or Osaka.

Main districts

  • Philosophers Path
  • Demachi Yanagi
  • Ginkakuji
  • Gion
  • Gojo
  • Nishiki
  • Okazaki
  • Yoshida Yama
     

    our Travel Angels in kyoto

    Discover Kyoto from a locals perspective with our Travel Angels

    accommodation > our houses for rent in kyoto

    Everything you need to know about our houses in Kyoto
    A LARGE SELECTION OF 37 HOUSES IN KYOTO to choose from
    We have more than 37 houses to choose from in Kyoto. Both traditional and comfortable, they are ideal for trips with family or couple. Located in convenient areas such as Gion or Philosophers' Path, with attractions, many shops and restaurants nearby.

    our Activities in kyoto

    Discover the hidden side of Kyoto with our Travel Angels
    Cultural, culinary or outdoors in activities in Kyoto
    Japan Experience offers a variety of original activities for small groups or families: day with a private guide, culinary workshops, guided bike ride and mountain hiking. Experience Kyoto with one of our activities.

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    Read more about where to go, what to see and what not to miss in Kyoto, through our articles