Tourism

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AEON Mall KYOTO


A large shopping mall located close to the Kyoto station. Sakura Building (7 floors) and Kaede Building (6 floors) house about 130 specialty stores.
About 11-minute walk from Azumaya.

Shop guide (official)
http://kyoto-aeonmall.com/

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Kyoto Tower


Stands tall in front of the Kyoto Station Karasuma Chuo Gate.
It is Kyoto’s landmark.
At 131m tall, including the Kyoto Tower Building, which serves as its pedestal, it is the tallest building in Kyoto. From the observation deck located toward the top of the tower, you can see the city of Kyoto and its surroundings, and even Osaka on a sunny day. 

About 15-minute walk from Azumaya.
https://www.kyoto-tower.co.jp/

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Kyoto Station


The station serves as the entrance to Kyoto.

Every line of Tokaido Shinkansen stops, and there are JR lines to Hokuriku, Sanin, Kansai Airport, and Nanki areas, and Kintetsu line destinations include Nara, Kashihara Shrine, and Ise Shima. It is referred to as “Kyoto Station Building.” As a large commercial facility with 16 floors above

ground and 3 floors underground, it includes theaters and department stores.

About 15-minute walk from Azumaya.
Official website
http://www.kyoto-station-building.co.jp/index.htm

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Arashiyama

Togetsukyou area, including Saga region, is collectively called Arashiyama, and designated as a national historical and scenic spot. It is a great spot for viewing cherry blossoms and foliage. Togetsukyou across Katsura River, which runs through the center of Arashiyama, is a symbol of Arashiyama.

Please ask our staff about transportation to Arashiyama.

Official website
http://www.arashiyamahoshokai.com/

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Shinshu Honbyo (Higashi Honganji)


The official name is “Shinshu Honbyo.” Mieido, referred to as “Ohigashi” or “Ohigashi san” by the locals, is famous for a Japanese Dojo-like hall, located essentially at the center of the premises, and a scenic “Shoseien,” a square garden with 200 m sides, located150 m east of Higashi Honganji.

About 12-minute walk from Azumaya.

Official website
http://www.higashihonganji.or.jp/

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Kyouougokokuji (Toji)


It is the grand head temple of the Toji Shingon sect. Also known as “Kyouougokokuji,” it is one of the representative tourist spots in Kyoto. It is registered as a world heritage site as a “cultural asset of ancient Kyoto.”Toji Kondo and pagoda are cramped into its famous, large premises, along with important architectural monuments and buildings.
About 20-minute walk from Azumaya.

Official website
http://www.toji.or.jp/

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Kyoto Railway Museum


Former Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum was expanded, modernized, and reopened as JR museum in April, 2016. A variety of trains and steam locomotives are on display, as well as a steam locomotive demonstration.

About 20-minute walk from Azumaya.

Official website
http://www.kyotorailwaymuseum.jp/

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Kyoto Aquarium


As an aquarium located inland, it is Japan’s first aquarium completely relying on artificial seawater. 3 floors of exhibit space is divided into 9 zones. The theme of the aquarium is, “life: connected by water.”

About 10-minute walk from Azumaya.

Official website
http://www.kyoto-aquarium.com/

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