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Introduction of local spots and access around "Kyoto" which bustles with people for business and sightseeing.

Ponto-cho

Ponto-cho

Ponto-cho

Ponto-cho is an alley with historical ambience, running from one block south of Sanjo-dori Street to Shijo-dori Street, along the Kamo-gawa River. It is one of the famous entertainment districts of Kyoto like Gion. The alley is lined with traditional restaurants, and traditional red lanterns in front of the restaurants and shops create an indescribable atmosphere. Old-fashioned scenery of Kyoto remains there, and the alley is adored by many people.

Required time
About 6-minute walk

Kamo-gawa River (Shijo-Ohashi)

Kamo-gawa River (Shijo-Ohashi)

Kamo-gawa River (Shijo-Ohashi)

The river is about 33 km long, running from north to south in Kyoto City. In summer, restaurants open terraces looking out to the river, and the sight is famous as the seasonal tradition of Kyoto. The history of open terraces is old, as it began in the Edo period. About 400 terraces were made in the middle Edo period. The riverside is popular also as a date spot or a place to relax with clear and fresh air in a big city. There, you can feel the atmosphere of Kyoto every season.

Required time
About 6-minute walk

Gion

Gion

Gion

Gion is a famous entertainment and nightlife district located at Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City. The district was named Gion because it was a temple town of Yasaka-jinja Shrine in Kyoto City. It is one of the most famous entertainment streets, developed from the Kamo-gawa River to Higashi Oji-dori Street and Yasaka-jinja Shrine along Shijo-dori Street.It is also known for Maiko (Geiko apprentices).

Required time
About 13-minute walk

Yasaka-jinja Shrine

Yasaka-jinja Shrine

Yasaka-jinja Shrine

It is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto and is located in the Gion district, Kyoto City. The west gate is its symbol. It is loved by local people with the nickname "Yasaka-san."Yasaka-jinja Shrine is the general head of the shrines that enshrine the Yasaka-jinja shrines and the Susanowo no Mikoto across Japan. It is also known as one of shrines hosting Kyoto’s famous seasonal scene, the Gion festival.

Required time
About 15-minute walk

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

It is a historic temple built on the hillside of Otowa-yama Mountain in Kyoto Higashiyama.The main hall, which is famous for the “Stage of Kiyomizu,” is 18 meters above the bottom of the cliff, and you can see the whole city of Kyoto City from the stage.Kiyomizu-dera Temple is located on the hillside of Otowa-yama Mountain, which is about 1 km from Higashi Oji-dori Street on the Kiyomizu-zaka Slope. The street on the Kiyomizu-zaka Slope is filled with many souvenir shops.

Required time
Bus, etc. About 23 minutes

Arashiyama

Arashiyama

Arashiyama

Arashiyama is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kyoto. Togetsu-kyo Bridge over the Katsura-gawa River brings various expressions in the spring, summer, autumn and winter, so it will never bore tourists.In Sagano, there are small bamboo groves and Nonomiya-jinja Shrine. Two-storied pagoda in Jojakko-ji Temple is also a beauty to see. The area is full of scenery that reminds you of the era of the ancient capital.

Required time
Train, etc. About 40 minutes
557 Nakanocho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto,604-8042
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