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Kyoto Tourist Information Center

Karasumadori, Shiokojikudaru, Shimogyo-ku | Kyoto Station Bldg 2F, Kyoto 600-8212, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-343-0548
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Unhelpful! Better off doing it myself!

I do not usually rate so low but in this case, I think this low rating is justified. First of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nana y
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Newbury, United Kingdom
They are extremely helpfull

There is a limit to what you can get on the internet or by using travel books. This efficient... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
good-living-montreal
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Montreal, Canada
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“Unhelpful! Better off doing it myself!”
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“They are extremely helpfull”
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Karasumadori, Shiokojikudaru, Shimogyo-ku | Kyoto Station Bldg 2F, Kyoto 600-8212, Kyoto Prefecture
Shimogyo-ku
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I do not usually rate so low but in this case, I think this low rating is justified. First of all, I asked the lady at the counter where she would recommend I go for the few days I was in Kyoto. I explained that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a limit to what you can get on the internet or by using travel books. This efficient office has usually about 8 English-speaking agents that are ready to assist you. Apart from maps, explanations, suggestions, they also can tell you about what new...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did a lot of research before arriving in Kyoto but I decided to go to the Tourist Information Center at Kyoto Train Station because I wanted to get a map. The person who talked to me had wonderful English and she was extremely helpful...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This should be your first stop after arriving at Kyoto Station even if you've already planned your visit.There's plenty of information and pamphlets to help you fine tune your itinerary. Staff is extremely helpful (speak English very well) and answered all of my questions.

2  Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Despite not being fluent in English, the attendant at the information center did her utmost best to try and help us with finding our way to a specific temple and we sure appreciated her assistance.

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I stopped by Kyoto Tourist Information Center whenever I arrived in Kyoto from another city by Shinkansen. It is because I usually stayed at different places in Kyoto and to avoid wasting time looking on maps or google (offline); I'd rather take a minute or...More

2  Thank Quack H
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

It located inside of Kyoto station, easy to find, free maps free information relate to visitors, they answer your question of your need about travel, very friendly place with great staff, we pick up many valuable detail information about Kyoto.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is the most amazing support for English language speaking tourists we have had anywhere in Japan. They had all the obvious questions answered on easy to read posters on the wall near the entrance as well as sheets for take home. The best was...More

3  Thank Stan P
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Go here first after you arrive at Kyoto Station. From the Central Shinkansen Exit, turn right up the escalator. The office is on the left. Get a map of the Kyoto Station as well as the bus map for the city. You probably already have...More

3  Thank irvinejohn
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

The information center is in Kyoto JR station, next to the department store. You won't miss it. Get information about Kyoto and nearby places before you start to explore. The staff are nice and friendly.

Thank Quack H
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
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tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
...More
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