2. What Attractions can you go to with only JAPAN RAIL PASS in Kyoto ?
Only with JR Pass, what attractions can you go to in Kyoto ?
For example, using JR line, you can go to Arashiyama (the picture above), Fushimi-inari Shrine and Umekoji Park.
Also using west JR bus, you can go to Kyoto Aqurium, Ryoanji Temple and Ninnaji Temple.
If you do not mind walking from stations or bus stops, you can go to Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (golden pavilion) and some other famous spots.
The followings is the list & map of some attractions for each line, please check.
♦♦〈 JR Kyoto station〉♦♦
• Toji Temple (15 min walk, the picture above)
• Sanjusangendo Temple (more than 20 min walk)
♦♦〈 JR Sagano Line〉♦♦
• Kyoto Aquarium (the picture above, 5 min walk from Umekoji-Kyotonishi station∗ open on Mar. 16, 2019)
• Umekoji Park, Kyoto Railway Museum (near Umekoji-Kyotonishi station∗)
• Nijo-jo Castle (15 min walk from Nijo station)
• TOEI Kyoto Studio Park (5 min walk from Uzumasa station)
◊ Arashiyama area (walking from Saga-Arashiyama station)
• Togetsukyo Bridge 10 min,
• Tenryuji Temple 13 min,
• Monkey Park 15 min,
• Bamboo Forest 17 min
• Jojakkoji Temple 20 min
♦♦〈 JR Nara Line〉♦♦
• Tofukuji Temple (10 min walk from Tofukuji station)
• Fushimi-inari Shrine (near Inari station, the picture above)
• Byodoin Temple (Uji city, 10 min walk from Uji station)
♦♦〈West JR Bus Line〉♦♦
• Kyoto Aquarium (near Kyoto aquarium bus stop)
• Kitano tenmangu Shrine (7 min walk from Kitano bus stop. the name will be changed to “Kitano Hakubaicho” from the date, Apr. 1st, 2020)
• Kinkakuji Temple (golden pavilion, 10 min walk from Waratenjin-mae bus stop)
• Ryoanji Temple (near Ryoanji-mae bus stop, the picture above)
• Ninnaji Temple (near Omuro-ninnaji bus stop)