A walk through Nijo Castle Kyoto; Sharon Peterson; Points with a Crew


Japan – Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)

On our first day in Kyoto, after a few hours strolling through NIshiki Market, we took a taxi and headed directly to Nijo Castle.  One of the seventeen historical monuments in ancient Kyoto, Nijo Castle was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1994.

How to get to Nijo Castle Kyoto

From Kyoto Station, take the Karasuma Subway Line to Karasuma-Oike Station and transfer to the Tozai Line to Nijojo-mae Station. The entrance of Nijo Castle is just a short walk from there. The whole trip takes about 15 minutes and costs 260 yen. Alternatively, the castle can be reached from Kyoto Station by Kyoto City Bus numbers 9, 50 or 101 (15-20 minutes, 230 yen one way). And of course, depending where you are coming from, taxi might be the fastest way to get there.

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