About Kyoto


Let's have a look around into background of Kyoto
  • Country: Japan
  • Latitude: 35.033956
  • Longitude: 135.756998
  • Time zone:  Asia/Tokyo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +9 hours

Weather in Kyoto

Climate: humid subtropical climate

Best Time to Visit: October/November (fall) and March/April/May (spring)

Location

Located is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million.

Distance from Kyoto center to Airport

Osaka International Airport is the most important domestic airport for the Kansai region in Japan. It serves the major cities of Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.

Driving Distance: 30 miles / 48 km

Driving Time: 33 Minutes

Languages: Ky?-kotoba or Ky?to-ben.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Osaka International Airport is the most important domestic airport for the Kansai region in Japan. It serves the major cities of Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.
  • Rail: Kyoto Station.
  • Road: Bus – Raku buses   Taxi – MK Taxi

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

At restaurants 

Don’t Tip

  • For Hotels:

Don’t Tip

  • Taxi Driver:

Don’t Tip

 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Muko,
  • Kusatsu,
  • Ibaraki

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kyoto city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 075-451-9111 (Police of Kyoto)
  • Railroad: N.A.
  • Cab: +81-75-778-4145 (MK Taxi)
  • Airport: +81 6-6856-6781 (Osaka  International Airport )
  • Hospital: +81 75-311-5311 (Kyoto City Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Kyoto.

  • Setsubun
  • Aoi Matsuri
  • Gion Matsuri

Tourist Attractions

  • Kiyomizu-dera
  • Kinkaku-ji
  • Ginkaku-ji

Theatre & Concerts

  • T · Joy Kyoto
  • MOVIX Kyoto
  • Minami-za

Visit Top Restaurants in Kyoto

  • Ippudo Nishikikouji
  • Musashi Sushi
  • Arash's Kitchen

Top Shopping Centers in Kyoto

  • Kyoto Handicraft Center
  • Aeon Mall Kyoto Gojo
  • Tokyu Hands Kyoto

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Kyoto National Museum
  • Imura Art Gallery
  • Gallery Kei

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Happy Bifukatsu-Hafuu Honten
  • Tendon or rice and Kakiage-Tempura Endo Yasaka Honten

Sports Club

  • Cospa Nijo,  
  • Konami Sports Club Nishioji Oike
  • Kyoto Aquarena

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Restaurant

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 600.00 ¥

Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course - 4,000.00 ¥

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 765.00 ¥

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) - 500.00 ¥

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)- 600.00 ¥

 

  • Transportation

       Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 600.00 ¥

      Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 2,000.00 ¥

Information about Honolulu

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pearl City,
  • Ewa Beach

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Honolulu International Airport (HNL / PHNL).
  • Rail:  Amtrak
  • Road: Bus-- Public bus transit

Airport

Airport: Honolulu International Airport (HNL / PHNL).

Driving Distance: 7 miles/11 km

Driving Time: 31 minutes

Languages: English, Hawaiian

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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