Access and Sightseeing|Kyoto Masuya Ryokan


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From JR Kyoto station

  • 15 mins by taxi
  • Take a city bus going North-East via Sanjo Keihan Station. Get off at the station and walk north for 3 min.

From the stations of private railway lines

  • If you use the Keihan-line, get off at Sanjo Keihan Station and walk north for 3 min.
  • If you use the Hankyu Kyoto line, get off at Kawaramachi Station (final stop) and walk for 11 minutes.

By Car

  • 15 mins in the Sanjo direction using the Meishin Expressway Kyoto East I.C.
  • 名20 mins in the Kyoto City direction (National Highway No. 1) using the Meishin Expressway Kyoto South I.C.

Using the Kyoto City Subway

  • Take the Subway Karasuma Line at Kyoto station. At Oike Station, change to the Subway Tozai Line.
    Get off at the Sanjo Keihan station and walk north for 3 min.北へ徒歩3分

The cityscape of Kyoto transforms with the four seasons, vividly displaying the various epochs in the stream of history of the ancient capital.


The temple is famous for the Terrace of Kiyomizu.
The grand view of the city opening from the terrace will take your breath away.

Open 6:00 - 18:00.


Sanzen-in lies in the countryside along Ohara no Sato and the Takano River.
The exquisite moss adorning its tranquil garden will calm your heart.

Open 8:30 - 17:00 pm (until 16:00 between December - February).


There are many temples and shrines with wonderful gardens in the Arashiyama and Sagano area, including Tenryu-ji and Daikaku-ji.

Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion)

Silver Pavilion is the common name for the Jisho-ji temple.
The temple garden is divided into two classic garden designs, the rock garden and the garden circling a pond, and as such is said to symbolize the Higashiyama culture.

Open 8:30 - 17:00.

Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion)

The Rokuon-ji temple is commonly known as the Golden Pavilion.
It was restorated in 1955 and continues to represent the elegant Kitayama culture.

Open 9:00 - 17:00.


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