Sanjojuku is located next to the Nijo Castle, which is considered world cultural heritage, and Shinsen’en. The “Sanjokai Shotengai” (shopping district,) which is the oldest and longest in Kyoto, has always been of relevance for the locals, and is full of human warmth, is located at a 1 minute walk from our machiya.
From Nijojo-mae Station of Subway Tozai line: 4 minutes walk
From Horikawa-oike bus stop of Kyoto City Bus: 1 minute walk
From Omiya Station of Hankyu line: 10 minutes walk
From Sanjo Station of Keihan line: 25 minutes walk
From Nijo Station of JR line: 10 minutes walk
Transportation Information from JR Kyoto Station
Kyoto City Bus: Catch a Route #9 or #50 bus at the bus depot in front of the station and get off at Horikawa-oike.
Approximate bus travel time: 15 minutes; Adult fare: 230 yen
Kyoto City Subway: Catch a train to Kokusai Kaikan and trasfer at Karasuma Oike. Then catch a Tozai Line train to Uzumasa Tenjingawa and get off at Nijojo-mae.
Approximate train travel time: 15 minutes; Adult fare: 260 yen
By Taxi: Approximate 10 minutes
About 20 minutes walking from Sanjoukeihan Station towards Sanjoukai Shoutengai, through the Sanjou Meitengai Shopping Street.
About 35 minutes walking from Kyoto Station to Kyoto Tower, passing in front of Nishi Hongan-ji Temple and continuing along Horikawa Doori Street.