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AccommodationKibune Fujiya

Category: Shimogamo-jinja Shrine, Sanzen-in Temple, Kurama-dera Temple Environs

This highly elegant ryokan is situated in Kibune, the source of the Kamo-gawa River. A shuttle bus between the ryokan and nearest train station, assuring good access to the ryokan.

AccommodationKineya Ryokan

Category: Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen (Imperial Gardens), Seimei-jinja Shrine Environs

  • Wheelchair Dining
  • Assisted Movement

This is a ryokan close to Nijo Castle, and is convenient for various sightseeing. The smiling, friendly staff members here are very popular.

FacilityKitano-tenmangu Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine, Ninna-ji Temple Environs

  • Guide Dogs
  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets

Kitano-tenmangu TempleThis is the Grand Head shrine dedicated to Sugawara-no-Michizane, now referred to as "Tenjin-san", a Heian-period scholar and statesman who was treated badly by the Fujiwara clan, demoted and sent away from court to a minor pos... [Details]

FacilityKiyomizu-dera Temple

Category: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Gion Environs | Shrines, Temples

  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Unevenness (five or more centimeters)
  • Guide Dogs
  • Stairs
  • Audio Guidance, Braille

Kiyomizu-dera TempleThis is said to have been opened by the Seii Taishogun (great general who subdues the barbarians) Sakanoue-no-Tamuramaro in the Heian period. There are approximately 30 main buildings and these were rebuilt at the start of the Edo period... [Details]

FacilityKonkaikomyo-ji Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Ginkaku-ji Temple, Heian-jingu Shrine Environs

  • Wheelchair Parking Spaces
  • Equipped with Slopes

It is said that the founder of the Jodo-shu sect of Buddhism, Honen Shonin (better known as Kurodani-san in Kyoto), opened this temple. In the grounds stands the Kumagaido hall that is connected to the Tale of the Heike, also there is a ... [Details]

FacilityKyoto ASNY

Category: Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen (Imperial Gardens), Seimei-jinja Shrine Environs

  • Wheelchair Parking Spaces
  • Guide Dogs
  • Audio Guidance, Braille
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Equipped with Slopes

Kyoto ASNYLocated next to the Kyoto City Central Library, Kyoto ASNY is a multipurpose study center with conference rooms, research labs, training rooms and a hall. On the ground floor (1Fl), in the Heian-kyo Sosei-Kan Museum there is a 1/1000 siz... [Details]

FacilityKyoto Confectionary Museum

Category: Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen (Imperial Gardens), Seimei-jinja Shrine Environs

  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Unevenness (five or more centimeters)

This museum opened as a comprehensive archive on the culture of Kyoto confectionaries. Introducing replicas of togashi, or Chinese pastries, and ancient texts and materials, the museum tells the story of wagashi, or Japanese sweets, in a... [Details]

FacilityKyoto Gyoen (Imperial Gardens)

Category: Noted Places | Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen (Imperial Gardens), Seimei-jinja Shrine Environs

  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Wheelchair Parking Spaces
  • Audio Guidance, Braille

This is the public park (1.3 km north to south and 0.7 km east to west) in the heart of the Imperial Palace (Gosho). Back in the Edo period, this residential area full of the villas and homes of court nobles. And, even today, there are r... [Details]

FacilityKyoto Institute of Technology Museum and Archives

Category: Shimogamo-jinja Shrine, Sanzen-in Temple, Kurama-dera Temple Environs

  • Guide Dogs
  • Wheelchair Parking Spaces
  • Flat
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets

Founded in 1980, this archive is a cooperative educational research facility within the Kyoto Institute of Technology. Each year, the archive holds six to eight planned exhibitions. Wheelchairs are available and the archives aims to be... [Details]

FacilityKyoto Municipal Museum of Art

Category: Art Museums | Ginkaku-ji Temple, Heian-jingu Shrine Environs

  • Audio Guidance, Braille
  • Guide Dogs
  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets

Kyoto Municipal Museum of ArtRight beside the giant torii gate of Heian-jingu Shrine stands a brick building topped by an emerald green copper roof – this is the Municipal Museum of Art. Having been built in 1933, it is the second oldest art museum in Japan after th... [Details]