Location/ Area information.
Walking distance to sightseeing spots that represent Kyoto.
Yasaka Shrine/5 min.
Yasaka Shrine, the symbol of Gion, is a power spot where many deitys are enshrined in addition to marriage.
The main shrine housed in a large cypress bark roof is a national treasure.
New Year’s Eve bell Chion-in Temple, known for Japan’s largest three gates. Early morning walks are plesant.
Morning walk course ➡ Yasaka Shrine/Maruyama Park, Chorakukan/Chion-in Sanmon Gate.
South of Shijo-dori is Gion Hanamachi and Kyoto Gozanzenji Kennin-ji. Continue to the power spot Yasui Konpira.
Yasui Konpira Shrine/12 min.
Cherry blossom spot Shirakawa/1min.
Shirakawa, where fireflies dance and ducks live, is famous for its cherry blossoms.Many tourists visit during the spring cherry blossom season
Tatsumi Bridge/3 min.
Tatsumi Bridge is a popular photo spot. It is crowded with many tourists every day.
Kyoto’s largest downtown across the Kamo River and Shijo Bridge
Shijo Kawaramachi Karasuma area.
The area from Pontocho to Kiyamachi along the Kamogawa and Takase rivers is an area where restaurants are concentrated, from exclusive restaurants to popular bars.
Shijo Kawaramachi/10 min.
Shijo-dori is a lively street lined with department stores, buildings, and luxury brands.
Teramachi/Nishiki Market/12 min.
Pleasant Shinkyogoku Teramachi neighborhood where contemporary shops and Showa retro coexist.
Nishiki Market/12 min.
Nishiki Market is filled with Kyoto’s special ingredients. A fun spot in Kyoto just to take a walk to pick up souvenirs.