From Ginkakuji to Kinkakuji (silver pavilion to golden pavilion)
Bus No.204 , operated both direction in a loop, departs from Ginkakuji-michi bus stop A and B.
The Bus Stop A is located on your left side before crossing the road (called Shirakawa street), when you come to from Ginkakuji temple.
The Bus Stop B is also located on your left side, but after crossing the Shirakawa street.
The bus No.204 is operated at least every 15 minutes in both direction.
The buses at Bus Stop A, take at least 39 minutes, via subway Marutamachi station.
The buses at Bus Stop B, the same bus stop as Bus No. 102, take at least 37 minutes, via subway Kitaoji station.
Some delayed buses stop running at Kitaoji station to adjust operation schdule.
But, don’t worry, you can ride next bus (or other buses for Kinkakuji such as No.205 , No.101 , No.102 ) without extra fare.
Please get off at Kinkakuji-michi bus stop.
The map below is bus No.204 route, please check if necessary.
1. After Getting off, Head for the Backward Direction.
The bus stop you get off will be different depend on bus routes.
After getting off your bus, please walk to the backward direction, and head for the street lined with trees.
(Kinkakuji-michi bus stop B : Bus No.204 via Kitaoji station)
(Kinkakuji-michi bus stop C : Bus No.102 & 204)
2. Walk on the Street lined with Trees.
Please walk along the tree-lined street.
3. Finally, the Gate of Kinkakuji Temple !
In 2 minutes’ walk, you come to the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.