Kyoto Prefecture, best known for its eponymous city, is a treasure trove of history and culture, with numerous Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Kyoto City alone offers countless experiences, from the majestic Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) to the serene bamboo groves of Arashiyama. Venture beyond the city to discover hidden gems such as Ine, a quaint fishing village reminiscent of a bygone era, or Amanohashidate, one of Japan's three most scenic views. Embark on unforgettable day trips, exploring picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Kyoto.
Valid rail and bus passes:
Kyoto prefecture has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within Kyoto prefecture.
There are no airports with scheduled airline services in Kyoto prefecture. The nearest and most convenient airport is Kansai International Airport in Osaka prefecture.