How to get to Ginkakuji Temple (Silver Pavilion) from Kiyomizu Temple ?
You can originally go by Kyoto City Bus No.100, also called “Raku Bus”, but, currently out of service, so take bus No.202, 206 or 86 to Gion bus stop, then change to bus No.203 !
The recommended way to Ginkakuji Temple (silver pavilion) from Kiyomizu-dera Temple is “by Kyoto City Bus No.100”. This bus is also called “Raku Bus“, meanings going around attractions in Kyoto easily by buses.
Raku Bus is very convenient for visitors because detailed announcement in English is available.
Unfortunately, currently this No.100 are out of service for an undetermined period, so I will also inform you of alternative way to Ginkakuji from Kiyomizu temple.
The map below is the overview of the bus route, stops, time and fare. (including the case of bus No.100)
From Kiyomizu Temple, there are 2 nearest bus stops, Gojozaka and Kiyomizu-michi.
Bus No. 100 departs from Gojozaka bus stop C, or Kiyomizu-michi bus stop B.
No matter which bus ( No.202 , 206 or 86 ) you take, you can use the same bus stops.
The way to these bus stops from Kiyomizu Temple is refer to the map above.
On the way from Kiyomizu Temple, the downhill street divides in two.
At the place, Gojozaka bus stop is toward the left, and Kiyomizu-michi bus stop is toward the right.
It takes about 10 minutes’ walk to both of the bus stops.
Bus fare is ¥230 per ride.
Please note that the buses are likely to take much more time on peak season becouse of heavy traffic jam.
The followings are the details.