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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!


■Access from Kyoto Station
Using the JR line is convenient to Yamashina Station, which serves as a base for the Yamashina and Daigo areas. It is one stop or a 5-minute ride on the JR Biwako Line or Kosei Line, both conventional lines.

■Access from Shijo Kawaramachi (Keihan Gion-shijo Station)
Take the Keihan Railway to Sanjo Station, which is one stop away. Sanjo Station is connected to Sanjo Keihan Station on the Tozai Subway Line by an underground passageway so that you can move around. (Note that the names "Sanjo Station" for the Keihan Railway and "Sanjo Keihan Station" for the subway are similar.)
From Sanjo Keihan Station, take the Tozai Subway Line to Yamashina, which takes about 9 minutes.
Note: Sanjo Keihan Station is also served by trains bound for Biwako Hamaotsu on the Keihan-Keishin Line. If you get off at Keihan Yamashina Station on the Keihan-Keishin Line instead of Yamashina Station on the subway, the fare is a little higher.

From Shijo Kawaramachi, walk north on Kawaramachi-dori and board at Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae (Kyoto City Hall)
There is also a bus to Yamashina Station, but it may take some time.