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Cycling Course (East Area)

This course, suited for beginners, will take you east from a rental bicycle shop near Nishiki Market. You’ll go through Heian-jingu Shrine, and then follow the Yamashina Canal, where you can enjoy cherry blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in the fall.

Nishiki Market Rental Bicycle Shop -> Heian-jingu Shrine -> Yamashina  (11.2 km one-way)

Cycling Course (East Area)

This course, suited for beginners, will take you east from a rental bicycle shop near Nishiki Market. You’ll go through Heian-jingu Shrine, and then follow the Yamashina Canal, where you can enjoy cherry blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in the fall.

Nishiki Market Rental Bicycle Shop -> Heian-jingu Shrine -> Yamashina  (11.2 km one-way)


Number of Streetlamps       Rather few
Recommended Time of Day

Morning, Afternoon

Road Surface          Paved Road
Hills  Some
Traffic Lights Rather many
Route Type One-way

Course Designer: Katsumi Kimura
This information is up to date as of March 1st, 2020.