In anticipation of the upcoming autumn sightseeing season when many tourists are expected to visit Kyoto, the City of Kyoto and Kyoto City Tourism Association, in cooperation with related organizations, are promoting efforts to realize sustainable tourism in Kyoto that is in harmony with the daily lives of citizens.
Here is a list of things you may want to know before visiting Kyoto in autumn. (Website is regularly updated)
Renewal of "HANDS FREE KYOTO," a hand-free sightseeing information website
In Kyoto, there are many places where you can send your luggage from the station to your lodgings or have it kept for you.
In order to further promote "hands free" sightseeing, we have renewed the "HANDS FREE KYOTO" tourist information website.
Check this website when you have large baggage and sightsee without having to lug them around!
1. Major Updates
(a) Introduction of Google My Map
(b) Expansion of listed businesses
(c) Introduction of flowchart search system for recommended services
Promotion of hands-free sightseeing through advertisements on Subway & Bus 1-Day Pass tickets
With the "Bus 1-Day Pass" was discontinued at the end of September 2023, the Subway & Bus 1-Day Pass has been expected to be used by many tourists. Therefore, a limited-edition design of the Subway & Bus 1-Day Pass with advertisements of "hands free sightseeing" was issued.
*Available in limited quantity
For sightseeing in Kyoto, please use the convenient and economical "Subway & Bus 1-Day Pass (1,100 yen)!
Kyoto City has two subway lines, the Karasuma Line running north-south and the Tozai Line running east-west, and a number of bus services including the City Bus. By taking the subway to the station nearest your destination and then transferring to a bus, you can smoothly travel to sightseeing spots while avoiding congestion.
Subway & Bus 1-Day Pass cards can be purchased at Kyo-Navi, City Bus and Subway information centers, commuter pass sales offices, and City Bus sales offices.
For details, please click HERE
*The Bus 1-Day Pass was discontinued as of September 30, 2023.