From Ginkakuji (silver pavilion) to Nijo Castle
1. Head for Ginkakuji-michi Bus Stop A, and Take Bus No.204
When you come to Shirakawa Street, then turn left.
Soon, you can see Ginkakuji-michi bus stop A ahead.
At Ginkakuji-michi bus stop A, take Bus No. 204 .
2. Get off at Horikawa-Marutamachi Bus Stop, and Head for backward Intersection
In about 21 minutes’ ride from Ginkakuji-michi bus stop, buses arrive at Horikawa-Marutamachi bus stop.
After getting off, walk backward direction, and head for the intersection ahead (Horikawa-Marutamachi intersection, meaning Marutamachi St. and Horikawa St. cross).
At the intersection, turn right and keep walking straight along the street.
(Now, you are on the Horikawa street)
At the next intersection, keep walking straight along the stone wall of the Nijo Castle.
3. Finally, the ticket office of Nijo Castle !
In about 8 minutes’ walk from Horikawa-Marutamachi bus stop, you come to the ticket office of the castle.
Main entrance is over the ticket office.
1. Head for Ginkakuji-mae Bus Stop, and Take Kyoto City Bus No.100
From Ginkakuji Temple, walk downhill street in 5 minutes.
Right after crossing a small bridge, you can see Ginkakuji-mae bus stop located on your left side ahead.
(Please refer to the map in the previous section)
Please take bus No.100 , operated every 7 or 8 minutes.
Bus No.100 is called one of “Raku Bus“, meaning special bus for visitors to go sightseeing in Kyoto easily.
2. Get off at Higashiyama-Sanjo bus stop, and Transfer for Subway Tozai line.
In at least 17 minutes’ ride from Ginkakuji-mae bus stop, buses arrive at Higashiyama-Sanjo bus stop.
After getting off, walk to the backward intersection, and turn right.
After turning right, soon you can see the subway entrance No.2 on your right.
(Subway entrance No.2 is located at the south-east side of the Intersection.)
3. Take any Subway Trains at Track No.1.
Take any subway trains (Tozai line) at Higashiyama station Track No.1.
Trains are operated a lot, more than 10 times per hour in the daytime.
4. Get off at Nijojo-mae Station
In 7 minutes, trains arrive at Nijojo-mae station.
After getting out of the ticket gate, please head for Exit 1.
From the Exit 1, you can see Nijo Castle just in front of you.