Kyoto - Kyoto Station & South Kyoto (PDF Chapter)
This is the Kyoto Station & South Kyoto chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kyoto guidebook.
For most travellers, the Kyoto Station area is the entry point to the city, so your first glimpse of the city may be an anticlimax. But, rest assured, there is good stuff (and the more traditional landscape you probably came here for) in every direction.
- wander through the hypnotic arcades of torii (entrance gates) at Fushimi Inari-Taisha
- gaze up at Kyoto Station’s striking architecture and taking in views from the Sky Gar-den
- whisk up to the top of Kyoto Tower for great views over the city
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping.
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