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Kyoto City Bus

Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-871-7521
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MUST TAKE THE DAY PASS(BUS ONLY)TO SAVE!!

Kyoto is not very tram/subway friendly.kyoto station has amazing number of buses connecting the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gkal1972
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Nice little neighborhood pub

A darts board, good people watching, open to the street. Very good Kirin, fresh and cold. Close to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ggtirevite
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Westfield, New Jersey
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Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kyoto is not very tram/subway friendly.kyoto station has amazing number of buses connecting the whole city.BUS+TRAIN passes are 1200 yen/day and 2000 yen for 2 days but ONLY BUS passes can be purchased onboard the bus and cost 600 yen per adult,250 yen for 12...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A darts board, good people watching, open to the street. Very good Kirin, fresh and cold. Close to our hotel and on our way to a good sushi place. Would go back and recommend

Thank ggtirevite
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is easy to use a bus in Kyoto. Unfortunately, the subway does not get anywhere, so you need to consider using the bus. In this case, check if it makes sense to buy a daily pass for subway and city bus (900 yen). The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm more of a subway and train person and taking a bus is always a bit of an obstacle for me because I feel have to pay more attention to planning the bus ride / bus schedule / etc. So, I was first reluctant to...More

Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Without a doubt, the 500 yen per day all day bus pass is the best option for seeing most of the sights of Kyoto. In addition to the Raku routes, 100, 101, and 102, the bus pass allows transportation on all other city buses. This...More

Thank Peeter P
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I spent 3 days in Kyoto. The attractions in Kyoto are spread in all directions and taking buses to visit attractions in Kyoto seem a more efficient way. There is the metro train but it does not reach most attractions. The only time I took...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

How can japanese people who like perfection and beauty, who are creative and technology friendly, how can they develop such a poor and complicated bus service?! 1. The busses are almost always over crowded. Not enough vehicules. 2. You have to show the day ticket...More

Thank laurentdF9001IL
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The bus runs on time and is easy to take after you take one or two rides and understand the system. If you are going to several place, it is advisable to buy the day pass for 1200¥ as most of the ride is flat...More

1  Thank Itravel0ne
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We used this very cheap form of transport to get around the many sites and sounds of Kyoto. You can buy daily passes for 1200yen or a two day for 2000yen. They are clean and tidy as no eating or drinking is permitted. So tourist...More

Thank 585Rodney585
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The Kyoto bus line (#100, #101, #102) literally stops at almost all worth to visit sites. With the rather unsatisfactory quality of the hop-on hop-off bus, this bus option is definitely a better and cheaper one! You can buy a day pass at the Kyoto...More

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