3. Attractions you can visit by Raku Bus
What attractions can you visit by Raku Bus ?
You can go to most of major attractions such as…
Kiyomizu temple, Ginkakuji temple, Nijo castle, Kinkakuji temple, Gion area, Yasaka jinja shrine, Sanjusangendo temple, Heian-jingu Shrine, Nanzenji temple, Eikando temple, Kyoto City Zoo, Philosopher’s walk, Shimogamo jinja shrine, Kyoto Imperial, Kitano tenmangu shrine, Nishiki market and so on.
But, Arashiyama area and Fushimi-inari shrine are not covered by Raku Bus.
How long dose it take to attractions by Raku Bus ?
The followings are the main sections.
♦Kyoto station — Kiyomizu temple :
at least 23 min
(bus ride 13 min, get off at Gojozaka bus stop, walk 10 min)
♦Kyoto station — Ginkakuji (silver pavilion) temple :
at least 42 min
(bus ride 37 min, get off at Ginkakuji-mae bus stop, walk 5 min)
♦Kyoto station — Kinkakuji (golden pavilion) temple :
at least 42 min
(bus ride 37 min, get off at Kinkakuji-michi bus stop, walk 5 min)
♦Kyoto station — Nijo castle :
at least 20 min
(bus ride 19 min, near Nijojo-mae bus stop, walk 1 min)
♦Kyoto station — Gion area / Yasaka jinja shrine :
at least 19 min
(bus ride 18 min, near Gion bus stop, walk 1 min)
♦Ginkakuji temple — Kinkakuji temple :
at least 38 min
(bus ride 26 min between Ginkakuji-michi and Kinkakuji-michi bus stop, walk 12 min in total)
Please note that…
on peak season such as cherry blossoms (from the end of March to the beginning of April) or autumun leaves (November), it takes more time to get to each attractions becouse of heavy traffic jam.