|| Travel Time-from ryokan or station
Indicate cost of train ticket
| Hours/Days of Operation
|| Entry fees
|| Estimate time to visit
|| Approx. total time
temple and flea market
| From Kyoto station, a 10-15 min. walk, or get on kintetsu railway and get off at toji.
8:30 am to 4:00 pm on the 21st
|500 yen to get in, they only accept cash at the flea market.
||at least an hour to an hour and a half
|| two hours
| The Cube
and station area
| From the ryokan, it takes 10 minutes to get to the JR Kyoto Station. The Cube is within walking distance from there.
|| 8.30am-8pm (B2F: 10am-8pm. 11F: 11am-10pm)
|| 2 hours maximum
|| 2 hours 30 minutes
|| 20 minute bus ride from Kyoto Station. Take number 100 and 206, get off at Gion bus stop. Closest train stations are Gion Shijo station on the Keihan line and Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Line.
|| Open daily
|| Free entry into shopping district, but it is a shopping district so cash is essential.
|| 30 minutes minimum, 2 hours maximum
|| 3 hours
10 minutes to Kyoto station~1400 yen
express – 30 -45 minutes
|| 1000 yen
|| 3 hours minimum
| Fushimi Inari
|| Train: JR Nara Line to Fushimi-Inari Station, then a 3-minute walk. From Tofuku-ji Station it is one stop south toward Nara. The address is 68 Fukakusa Yabu-no-uchi-cho, Kyoto, Japan
|| Open daily sunrise to sunset
||Allow at least 4 hours if you want to take the whole trail. It takes about two hours to walk along the whole trail, and there are nice views of the city from the top.It is recommended to visit near dusk. Very highly rated on TripAdvisor.
| Kiyomizu Dera
|| Kiyomizudera can be reached from Kyoto Station by bus number 100 or 206 (15 minutes, 220 yen). Get off at Kiyomizu-michi bus stop, from where it is a ten minute uphill walk to the temple. Alternatively, Kiyomizudera is about a 20 minute walk from Kiyomizu-Gojo Station along the Keihan Railway Line. Kiyomizu-dera is near the Gion district.
Hours: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
No closed days
300 yen to enter
bus ride to kiyomizu- dera is 220 yen
| hour to an hour in a half
||about hour in a half to two hours
| Iwatayama Monkey Park in Arashiyama
||The fastest access from Kyoto Station to Arashiyama is provided by the JR Sagano Line (also known as JR Sanin Line). The one way ride from Kyoto Station to Saga-Arashiyama Station takes 15 minutes and costs 230 Yen.
|| 9 a.am-5.p.m.
open every day of the week
| 520 yen
bags of food are sold for 100 yen
|about 1 hours 1/2
about 2 hours 15 mintues
Kyoto National Museum - or
Museum of Kyoto
| Impossible. The museum is closed between May 10 and July 16.
If anyone else finds anything else, correct me!
10 minute walk from Kyoto Station.
The easiest way to get to Fushimi Inari shrine is to take the train. Japan Railway Inari Station (about 5 min. from Kyoto Station on the Nara line, cost 150 yen) is directly across the street from the Sakura-mon gate. The next closest station is Keihan Fushimi-Inari station.
| All day, every day
| Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts
| Accessible from Kyoto Station but it doesn't say how long it takes...
-Kyoto City Bus to "Kyoto Kaikan/Bijutsukan-mae"
-Subway Tozai Line to "Higashiyama"
| 9 am-5 pm
-Reception open until 4 pm
-Last admission at 4:30 pm
| Takayama Old Town
|| Takayama's old town can be reached in a 10
minute walk from the station.
|| free, except for the shops and tour guides
||about an hour or 2 if you want to see both north and south part of it, a little extra if u want to go into all the side shops and museums of art and history
|| 3 to 4 hours
| Nishiki Ichiba Food Market
|| 4 minutes; 200 yen from kyoto station
|| 9 am to 6 pm
| Edogawa restaurant in Kyoto Station|| located in the cube and is recommended as a quick, easy lunch in EyeWitness Travel Japan book I bought. This would be good for Monday (top of page)|| unknown|| it's supposedly a cheap place, depends on how much you wanna eat...|| || an hour-ish probably less|| Christa|