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6 Kyoto 


Kyoto is a city in the central part of the island of Honshū, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5million. Formerly the imperial capital of Japan, it is now the capital of Kyoto Prefecture, as well as a major part of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan area. 
(by Wikipedia)

Please visit the Kyoto City website to see more information; ya


 midori_pin Kintetsu・Kantetsu Express Bus "Yokappe Kansai" from Tsukuba

 Runs between Mito Station/Tsukuba Center and Osaka. You need to make a reservations for seat.

 Information :029-852-5666(Kanto-tetsudo) / 06-6772-1631(Kintetsu bus)

 The fare is 9,100 yen for one way adult. < Time table pdf>   

  Circle_p Tsukuba Center ( 22:53 ) ⇒ Kyoto Hachijo - Guchi ( 06:17 )
  Circle_p Kyoto Hachijo-guchi ( 23:13 ) ⇒ Tsukuba Center ( 06:29 )

 midori_pin There are many highway buses from Tokyo, Please see other express buses; ya (English)

 midori_pin JR Shinkansen <Time table ya>

 Takes 2 hours 20 min by Shinkansen "Nozomi" fare is 13,080 yen for one way from Tokyo.

 You can purchase tickets of the Shinkansen at JR Ticket Office (Midori-no-madoguchi), Travel Service
 Center (View Plaza), Ticket vending machines at Station or JTB travel agent offices at iias Tsukuba Mall
 2F and JTB travel agent offices at Aeon Taukuba Mall. 

 Website of JR East :

 midori_pin HYPERDIA Website is the convenient site that can check timetables and routes in English and
   Chinese. ya

  Imperial Palace (Katsura Rikyu, Kyoto Gosho, SyugakuinRikyu)

 When you visit Kyoto, a visit to some of the gardens of Imperial Palace ( Katsura Rikyu, Kyoto Gosho,
 SyugakuinRikyu ) would be a high light of your visit. It is under the control of the Household of
 Japanese Emperor and it is NOT a tourist spot.
 You need to apply for a permission. Naturally there are many restrictions.

 Easiest way to place a reservation is through a Website ya and follow their instructions carefully.
 Your visit will be worth the pain of required process.

  Circle_p Imperial Household Agency Website : ya
  Circle_p Application Guidelines for Visit : ya 

  Exploring Kyoto on rental bicycle

 There is website for exploring kyoto on rental bicycle. Please click hereya (Kyoto Travel Guide)


 shikaku=orenge JNTO Kyoto Walks : ya
 shikaku=orenge JTB Sunrise Tours : ya
 updated: 2018-03-02