October 01 , 2015
From 1st October 2015 sightseeing tours on open top buses will be offered three times a day. Sit back and enjoy the city’s countless temples and shrines from a new angle. Driving past famous locations like Nijo Castle, Heian Jingu Shrine and Yasaka Shrine, the tour takes about one hour from start to finish at Kyoto station. A longer tour taking about 3½ hours and including a visit to Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera Temple is also available. A tour guide accompanies the tour and audio guides in English, Chinese and Korean are planned for visitors from abroad. As the bus is open to the sky, a rain coat is offered in case of bad weather.
Place: All tours start from Kyoto Station, Karasuma Exit
Time: 1h tour: 9:30/15:00, 3½ hour tour: 11:00
Price: 1h tour: adults 1,800 JPY, children 900 JPY;
3½ hours tour: adults 3,000 JPY, children 1,600 JPY
(Group discounts available)