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kyoto general information

It is essential for us that our guests get the useful information to navigate the city, and insight into Japanese customs and manners they should be aware of. We hope this will help them feel closer to Japanese people and enjoy better their experience here. 
On this page we share tips and information about important topics such as : Japan and Kyoto’s manners, how to ride a bike in Kyoto, Where to find the smoking areas, and much more. 

WIFI RENTAL

Stay connected even while travelling in Japan! We recommend using a Rental Pocket WiFi for. It provides a comfortable coverage and is reasonably priced. One of the perks is that more than one devices can be connected on the same time. Sumo-WiFi provides information about the various pocket WiFi you can rent in Kyoto and Japan and the different network solutions available.

TOILETS

When traveling, finding toilets can be quite troublesome but in Japan you can find many (clean) public toilets that are free to use in places such as conveniences stores, shopping malls and train stations, temples and shrines, parks.

PARKING IN KYOTO

If you rent a car for more than one day you would need to park. Finding a place to park might be a bit challenging (and expensive) in Kyoto. You could find parking lot in front of a few convenience stores, shops and restaurants but they are reserved to the customers.The only option available for travelers is coin parking. Click on the Icon to check parking lots and their availability in Kyoto .

RESTAURANTS

Kyoto is the home for many unique and delicious dishes such as Yuba-dofu, Yatsuhashi, Obanzai and more. The city also offers various eating out options for all the budgets from simple but tasty Ramen to famous  Michelin Starred restaurants. Want to check the options searching by genre, price or availability or book a table, Tabelog has got you covered. Click on the Icon and be ready to have a delicious moment.

WIFI RENTAL

Stay connected even while travelling in Japan! We recommend using a Rental Pocket WiFi for. It provides a comfortable coverage and is reasonably priced. One of the perks is that more than one devices can be connected on the same time. Sumo-WiFi provides information about the various pocket WiFi you can rent in Kyoto and Japan and the different network solutions available.

TOILETS

When traveling, finding toilets can be quite troublesome but in Japan you can find many (clean) public toilets that are free to use in places such as conveniences stores, shopping malls and train stations, temples and shrines, parks.

PARKING IN KYOTO

If you rent a car for more than one day you would need to park. Finding a place to park might be a bit challenging (and expensive) in Kyoto. You could find parking lot in front of a few convenience stores, shops and restaurants but they are reserved to the customers.The only option available for travelers is coin parking. Click on the Icon to check parking lots and their availability in Kyoto .

RESTAURANTS

Kyoto is the home for many unique and delicious dishes such as Yuba-dofu, Yatsuhashi, Obanzai and more. The city also offers various eating out options for all the budgets from simple but tasty Ramen to famous  Michelin Starred restaurants. Want to check the options searching by genre, price or availability or book a table, Tabelog has got you covered. Click on the Icon and be ready to have a delicious moment.

DISASTER PREVENTION

Kyoto city international foundation provides information in English about how one needs to act in time of a disaster such as and earthquakes and typhoon.

SAFETY TIPS

The Japan National Tourism Office provides an application that you can download to your phone with various information of how to stay safe in Japan. The application is available for Android and Iphone

GENERAL INFO

Kyoto city’s official website has many different materials and provides various links to different topics regarding Kyoto city

RIDING IN KYOTO

Kyoto city’s official website provides a great and detailed PDF in English about rules that you need to be aware of and  follow when riding a bike in Kyoto city.

DISASTER PREVENTION

Kyoto city international foundation provides information in English about how one needs to act in time of a disaster such as and earthquakes and typhoon.

SAFETY TIPS

The Japan National Tourism Office provides an application that you can download to your phone with various information of how to stay safe in Japan. The application is available for Android and Iphone

GENERAL INFO

Kyoto city’s official website has many different materials and provides various links to different topics regarding Kyoto city

RIDING IN KYOTO

Kyoto city’s official website provides a great and detailed PDF in English about rules that you need to be aware of and  follow when riding a bike in Kyoto city.

SHELTER INFORMATION

This link will take you to a hazard map provided by Kyoto city. Japan faces natural disasters so it is important for us that our guest will always be safe.

NHK WORLD

NHK is a Japanese public broadcaster that provides International and Japan news in Japanese and English. NHK World website provides News, breaking news,  and all the info you need to know about events, natural disasters occurring and their evolution in real time. It also offers entertainment programs to introduce Japanese culture.

RENTAL BICYCLE

This PDF file provided by Kyoto cycling tour who provides bicycle tours around the city. The PDF hold information about rules regarding riding a bike in Kyoto

SMOKING

It is forbidden to smoke on the streets in Japan. It is very important to us that our guests are aware of it, and behave accordingly. Having said that, we would like to reassure our smoking guests, since special smoking areas could be found in the streets. If you were caught smoking outside those areas, expect a 1000¥ fine.

RENTAL BICYCLE

This PDF file provided by Kyoto cycling tour who provides bicycle tours around the city. The PDF hold information about rules regarding riding a bike in Kyoto

SHELTER INFORMATION

This link will take you to a hazard map provided by Kyoto city. Japan faces natural disasters so it is important for us that our guest will always be safe.

NHK WORLD

NHK is a Japanese public broadcaster that provides International and Japan news in Japanese and English. NHK World website provides News, breaking news,  and all the info you need to know about events, natural disasters occurring and their evolution in real time. It also offers entertainment programs to introduce Japanese culture.

SMOKING

It is forbidden to smoke on the streets in Japan. It is very important to us that our guests are aware of it, and behave accordingly. Having said that, we would like to reassure our smoking guests, since special smoking areas could be found in the streets. If you were caught smoking outside those areas, expect a 1000¥ fine.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Kyoto city’s official website has an interactive site that shows how to use public transportation in Japan. it is very detailed with various pictures that show how to pay at stations,purchase tickets and more!

ATM IN JAPAN

JW magazine article about how to use ATMs in Japan is very detailed. showing how to use different ATMs and what ATMs that accept international cards.

MEDICAL INFORMATION

Tabunkakyoto.org made a very detailed guidebook about how the medical system in Japan works. the guidebook also has a lot of useful Japanese that can be used when visiting a doctor in Japan

BARRIER FREE​ JAPAN

It can be challenging to travel with a disability in Japan, we wanted to share with you a great website (Accessible Japan) that gathers all you need to know to prepare and enjoy your trip:info about the transportation, toilets, braille and even attractions. We also like Japan accessible tourism center  that provides among other essential information, a very comprehensive list of sights and rate their accessibility.

BARRIER FREE​ JAPAN

It can be challenging to travel with a disability in Japan, we wanted to share with you a great website (Accessible Japan) that gathers all you need to know to prepare and enjoy your trip:info about the transportation, toilets, braille and even attractions. We also like Japan accessible tourism center  that provides among other essential information, a very comprehensive list of sights and rate their accessibility.

MEDICAL INFORMATION

Tabunkakyoto.org made a very detailed guidebook about how the medical system in Japan works. the guidebook also has a lot of useful Japanese that can be used when visiting a doctor in Japan

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Kyoto city’s official website has an interactive site that shows how to use public transportation in Japan. it is very detailed with various pictures that show how to pay at stations,purchase tickets and more!

ATM IN JAPAN

JW magazine article about how to use ATMs in Japan is very detailed. showing how to use different ATMs and what ATMs that accept international cards.

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