Kyoto Navigation


A convenient book that includes “sightseeing” and “gourmet”
information, route maps, and district maps! !

March 31, 2024

  1. 【Introduction】 ”KYOTO WALKING MAP”
  2. 【KyotoStation】Sightseeing Spots
  3. 【Shijo Karasuma・Kawaramachi】Sightseeing Spots
  4. 【Gion・Higashiyama】Sightseeing Spots
  5. 【Arashiyama】Sightseeing Spots
  6. 【Kinkakuji】Sightseeing Spots
  7. 【Fushimi-inari】Sightseeing Spots
  8. 【Tofukuji】Sightseeing Spots
  9. 【Company profile】HYOJITO Co.,Ltd.

「KYOTO WALKING MAP」(KyotoNavigation)

Issue:March 31, 2024
Main distribution locations/stations
・Information & Public Service Agency in Kyoto Station
・Kyoto Information Center For Sightseeing And Tranceportation
・Information in Demachi Yanagi Station
・Machinaka Information Center at Gion
“KYOTO WALKING MAP” (Kyoto Navigation) introduces recommended sightseeing spots, recommended restaurants, and hotels, with a focus on Kyoto’s surrounding map. They are available for free at tourist information centers at stations, so pick one up and take a walk around with a map in hand.


Basic Guide to Enjoy KYOTO

■Kyoto Map

■City Busses and Subway

■Raliway Map



Sightseeing spots around
Kyoto Station

  京都タワー   東寺   
  Kyoto Tower   Tō-ji  
  721-1 Higashishiokoji-cho, Karasuma-dori Shichijo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku   Kujo-cho 1, Minami-ku  
  075-361-3215   075-691-3325   
  Kyoto Tower is a renowned tourist attraction and landmark located in Kyoto, Japan. At the top of the tower, there is an observation deck that offers breathtaking views of the beautiful scenery of Kyoto city.   Tō-ji, known as East Temple, features a National Treasure, the five-story pagoda, standing at approximately 54 meters (177 feet), making it the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan. It houses numerous historical Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts, contributing to its high historical value. Tō-ji holds significance for those interested in Japanese Buddhist culture and architecture, making it a crucial destination for visitors seeking to explore these aspects of Japan’s heritage.  



Recommended stores and businesses around Kyoto Station


  京都サンドタワー   ドン・キホーテ 京都烏丸七条  
  Kyoto Tower SANDO   Don Quijote Kyoto Karasuma shichijo  
  721-1, Karasuma-dori, Shichijo, sagaru, Higashishiokouji-cho, Shimogyo-ku   187 Higashisaikai-Cho,Karasuma Nishi Iru,Shichijo-dori,Shimogyo-Ku  
  075-746-5830   0570-037-121  


  ドン・キホーテ 京都アバンティ   トヨタレンタカー  
  Don Quijote Kyoto Avanti   Toyota Rent A Car  
  31 Higashikujonishisannno-cho,Minami-ku   31-1 Kamitonoda-cho, Higashikujo, Minami-ku  
  0570-073-401   0800-7000-815  


  イオン京都   京都市くらし安全推進課  
  AEON Kyoto   Kyoto City Hall  
  1, Nishikujo Toriiguchicho, Minami-ku      


  着物レンタル みもざ  

麺匠 たか松 


  Kimono Rental MIMOSA  


Kyoto Station



47-1 Higashikujo Kamitonodacho,



Kyoto Station Bldg, 901

Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku

  080-7256-5752   075-352-0003  


Sightseeing spots around
Shijou karasuma/ Kawaramachi

  錦市場   四条大橋  
  Nishiki Market   Shijo Ohashi  
  609 Nishidaimonjicho, Nakagyo-ku,      
  Nishiki Market is an appealing destination for experiencing Kyoto’s food culture and savoring local fresh ingredients. Stretching approximately 400 meters, the market is lined with diverse food stalls and traditional eateries, offering a variety of items such as fresh seafood, local vegetables, traditional Japanese foods, and sweets. Visitors can enjoy strolling through the market, indulging in a culinary exploration of local food culture. It provides a fantastic opportunity for new food experiences, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the richness of Japan’s culinary traditions.   Shijo Ohashi is a bridge spanning the Kamogawa River in Kyoto, connecting the bustling districts of Gion and Kawaramachi, representing the vibrant heart of the city. The bridge sees heavy foot traffic throughout the day. In the summer, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the riverside cool-down seating along the Kamogawa. The surrounding riverbanks of the bridge are popular for strolls and as a dating spot.  



Recommended stores and businesses around Shijo karasuma/ Kawaramachi


  京都焼肉 南大門 四条寺町店   京都焼肉 南大門 京都大丸店  
  Kyoto Yakiniku NANDAIMON Shijoteramachi   Kyoto Yakiniku NANDAIMON KyotoDaimaru  
  543-2 Nakanocho, Teramachi-dori Shijou, Nakagyo-ku   79 Tachiuri Nishimachi, Shijo-dori Takakura Nishiiri-ru, Shimogyo-ku  
  075-277-8600   075-211-8111  


  京都ステーキ 南大門 錦店   ドン・キホーテ 四条河原町店  
  Kyoto Steak NANDAIMON Nishiki   Don Quijote Shijo Kawaramachi  
  484 Nakaoyacho, Higashiiri, Nishikikoji-dori, Sakaimachi, Nakagyo-ku   321 Shioyacho, Kawaramachidori takoyakushi sagaru,Nakagyo-ku  
  075-231-4129   0570-099-511  



  日本酒とおばんざいの京酒場 みとき   日本酒とおばんざいの京酒場 けんすい錦  
  MITOKI   KENSUI Nishiki  
  501 Keihokocho, Muromachi-dori Ayakoji Nishiiri, Shimogyo-ku   499 Nakaoyacho, Nishikikoji-dori, Takakura Higashiiri, Nakagyo-ku  
  075-351-7979   050-5487-8638  



  麺匠 たか松 京都本店   麺匠 たか松 四条店  
  Mensho TAKAMATSU Kyoto-Honten   Mensho TAKAMATSU Shijo  
  312 Ichirenshacho, Nakagyo-ku   39-2 Motakuji-cho, Higashinotoin Shijo Shimoru, Shimogyo-ku  
  075-252-8270   075-371-0810  


  麺匠 たか松 KAWARAMACHI店  


  Mensho TAKAMATSU KAWARAMACHI   Kyoto City Hall  
  302-1 Narayamachi, Nakagyo-ku      


  エディオン京都四条河原町   さばえメガネ館  
  EDION Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi   Sabae Glasses Museum  
  68 Higashi-irushin-cho, Kawaramachi, Shijo-dori,
  548-5-1 Nakanocho, Teramachi-dori Shijou, Nakagyo-ku  
  075-213-6021   075-251-0291  


  まんざら亭   陶葊 錦小路店  
  MANZARA-TEI   TOUAN Nishikikoji  
  Nakagyo-ku Pontocho-dori Shijou   502 Masuya-cho, Nakagyo-ku  
  075-212-0028   075-213-5548  


Sightseeing spots around
Gion /Higashiyama



  Kiyomizu-tera   Nanzen-ji  
  1-294, Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku  

Nanzenji Fukuchicho,Sakyo-ku

  075-551-1234   075-771-0365  

Kiyomizu-dera is a Buddhist temple renowned for its opulent wooden architecture and beautiful surroundings. Situated on a hill, it offers a panoramic view of Kyoto city. One of the most striking features is the ‘Kiyomizu no Butai’ or ‘Kiyomizu Stage’ extending from the main hall, providing a splendid vantage point to enjoy breathtaking vistas. The stage showcases scenic views throughout the seasons, captivating visitors, especially during cherry blossom and autumn foliage periods.

The temple is also known for its special areas, such as the ‘Aizen-do,’ believed to bring blessings for romantic success, and the ‘Otowa-no-taki’ or ‘Sound of Feathers Waterfall,’ renowned for its pristine water. These elements contribute to making Kiyomizu-dera a cherished place for both tourists and worshipers.

  The magnificent Sanmon gate adorning the entrance of Nanzen-ji exudes the tranquil ambiance of Zen. Ascending its stairs to the upper floor reveals a panoramic view of Kyoto city and enchanting scenes throughout the seasons. At the Hondo, located after climbing the approach, a beautiful garden unfolds, harmonizing dry landscapes and lush greenery, offering visitors a serene retreat. Along the stone-paved path, the elegant Suikatou or water pavilion emerges, becoming an ideal photo spot in this picturesque setting.  



Recommended stores and businesses around Gion/Higashiyama


  レンタル着物 華かざり   祇園 元勢  
  Rental Kimono Hanakazari   Gion MOTOSEI  
  1-216 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama-ku   570-6, Gion South, Higashiyama-ku  
  075-525-2652   075-541-8728  


  祇園白川ラーメン   CHOICE  
  GION Shirakawa RAMEN   CHOICE  
  567-26 Inaricho Kitagumi, Higashiyama-ku   89-1 Ohashicho, Higashiyama-ku  
  075-541-3939   075-762-1233  


  陶葊八坂店   レンタル着物 岡本  
  TOUAN Yasaka   Rental Kimono  OKAMOTO  
  385-7 Yasakakamicho, Higashiyama-k   523 Washiocho, Higashiyama-ku  
  075-525-8707   075-531-7890  


  Kyoto City Hall      


Sightseeing spots around





  Tenryu-ji   Togetsukyo  
  68 Susukinobaba-cho, Saga-Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku      

Tenryu-ji is a Buddhist temple with a main hall, sub-temples, and a garden designated as an important cultural property by the country. The garden offers a delightful experience of each season’s beauty. Cherry blossoms bloom in spring, lush greens shine in summer, autumn foliage paints the garden in vibrant hues, and winter brings a tranquil atmosphere. The garden features pathways and bridges, inviting visitors to stroll and immerse themselves in the natural splendor.

  Togetsukyo is a picturesque bridge spanning the enchanting area of Arashiyama in Kyoto. Its name, meaning ‘Moon Crossing,’ derives from the scenic view where the moon appears to traverse the bridge. From the bridge, one can enjoy panoramic vistas of Arashiyama’s rivers and mountains, especially during the cherry blossom and autumn foliage seasons. Crossing the bridge provides access to the natural beauty and historic landmarks of Arashiyama, offering a relaxing retreat for both tourists and locals. The surrounding area boasts beautiful gardens, historical structures, and various attractions, inviting visitors to explore and delight in the harmony of nature and culture.  





Recommended stores and businesses around Arashiyama


  天山の湯   花筏  
  Tenzan no Yu   Hanaikada  
  55-4-7 Anonomiyanomotomachi, Ukyo-ku   57 Nakaozomecho, Arashiyama, Nishikyo-ku  
  075-882-4126   075-861-0228  


  Chirimen Saiku-kan      
  19-2, Saga Tenryuji Zorocho, Ukyo Ward      


Sightseeing spots around

  Kinkakujicho 1, Kita-ku      
  Kinkaku-ji is a beautiful temple located in Kyoto, featuring a three-story pagoda covered in gold leaf, as its name suggests. Adorned with gold leaf from the upper levels and surrounded by a picturesque garden centered around a reflecting pond, the temple boasts overwhelming beauty. Known for providing visitors with stunning scenery and a historical atmosphere, Kinkaku-ji is recognized as one of Kyoto’s iconic tourist destinations.      



Recommended stores and businesses around Kinkakuji


  13, Kinugasakaido-cho, Kita-ku   12 Kinugasa Goshonouchicho, Kita-ku  


  隣鹿苑   土井活饅  
  Rin Roku en   DoiKatuman  
  33 Morimachi, Kinugasa-Kitatenjin, Kita-ku   2F, 13 Kinugasa Kaido-cho, Kita-ku  
  075-462-4609   075-406-7777  


Sightseeing spots around

  Fushimi Inari Taisha      
  68 Yabunouchi-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku      
  Fushimi Inari Taisha is well-known for its thousands of vermilion torii gates. The shrine features a distinctive pathway ascending a mountain, lined with these torii gates, each donated by businesses and individuals, creating a unique atmosphere. Enshrining Inari Okami, the deity of prosperity and fertility, the shrine is revered for blessings in business. Along the pathway, various shrines, sub-shrines, and halls offer different types of blessings. Recognized as a place to experience Japan’s traditions and religious culture, it allows visitors to stroll amid beautiful nature while sensing the spiritual ambiance.      



Recommended stores and businesses around Fushimi-Inari


  土井活饅   Meat&Meets  
  Doi Katsuman   Meat&Meets  
  2-2 Fukakusa Suzuzukacho, Fushimi-ku   41 Fukakusa Ichinotsubomachi, Fushimi-ku  
  075-644-4556    075-644-4546  



  京豆庵   セブンイレブン 伏見稲荷駅南店  
  Kyozuan   SEVEN-ELEVEN Fushimi-inari-ekimae  
  16-20 Fukakusa Hagawa-cho, Fushimi-ku   11-126-1, Fukakusa Chozaibashi, Fushimi-ku  
  075-641-1887   075-643-5533  


  レンタル着物 岡本      
  Rental Kimono Okamoto      
  45-1, Fukakusa Inarinakanocho, Kyoto Shi Fushimi Ku      


Sightseeing spots around

  15-778 Honmachi, Higashiyama-ku      
  Tofuku-ji is a Buddhist temple known for its captivating gardens and structures. The iconic Tsutenkyo Bridge, a lengthy passageway connecting parts of the temple, offers panoramic views of the gardens and surrounding landscapes, especially breathtaking during the vibrant autumn foliage. The Hojo Garden, with its beautifully designed Japanese landscape, features serene water elements and carefully arranged stones, providing visitors a tranquil space for contemplation. Through the gardens, one can experience the natural beauty of Japan and the peaceful essence of Zen. Tofuku-ji is a place of cultural and historical significance, offering a valuable opportunity to immerse in Kyoto’s rich heritage.      



Recommended stores and businesses around Tofukuji


   陶葊 本店      
  TOUAN Honten      
  38 Sennyuji Torincho, Higashiyama-ku      


Sightseeing spots around
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