3. By Walk + Subway for Nijo Castle
Subway Nijojo-mae station is just beside the castle, so it is very usuful if you can walk to subway station from your last location in Gion. For example, even from Gion-Corner located at south area of Gion, you can go to subway Sanjo-Keihan station within 15 minutes’ walk.
In addition, the ride time is just 6 or 7 minutes and the fare is ¥220, lower than bus fare (¥230).
This route enable you to move on schedule even on peak season such as cherry blossom & autumn leaves
If your last location is around Yasaka Jinja Shrine, please head for subway Higashiyama station.
From other location such as Gion-Shirakawa, Hanamikoji street, Gion Corner, Kenninji Temple and so on, please head for subway Sanjo-Keihan station.
The followings are the details.