Kyoto prefecture is mainly known for its city with the same name, which offers a religious experience with its many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Aside from that, there are some worthwile day trips in the vicinity as well. Visit Funaya: a small fishing village from a bygone era or drive up to Amanohashidate, considered to be one of the three most scenic views in Japan.
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.