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Sightseeing around

A 5-minute walk to Former Imperial Villa Nijo Castle World Heritage Site

Location to be a base for sightseeing and work around Kyoto

Horikawa Inn is within a 5-minute walk of a bus stop and subway, and within a 15-minute walk of Hankyu and JR stations.
Convenient access to sightseeing and business areas in Kyoto.
  • Regional attractions

    Horikawa Inn a nearby sightseeing spot within walking distance from Horikawa Inn!
    Enjoy a walk during your stay or after check-out!
    • Shinsenen Temple(Shinsenen)

      In 794 years Emperor Kanmu of the court annex, which is provided at the time of the Heian Kyo erecting Kin'en, the emperor and aristocrats have floated the ship to Oike, songs and flowers, enjoy the music, has become the origin of the Oike-dori AvenueWhen the plague was popular in the Jogan 11 years (869) capital, erected a vast garden and was the 66 pieces of spear to Shinsenen Temple of Heian Kyo, welcomed the portable shrine of Gionsha Shrine (now Yasaka Shrine, Gion-goryoe is performed Was.Kobo Daishi Kukai practiced prayer rain and became the birthplace of the Gion Festival.In recent years, it is a popular place as a power spot, both domestically and internationally.

      【Access】
      7 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn (600m)

      【Visiting time】
      From 8:30 to 20:00
      ※The red stamp reception is from 9:00 to 16:30

      【Admission fee】
      Free

      【location】
      167 Monzen Town, Oike-dori Shinsenen-cho Higashi-iru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Mikane Shrine(Mikanejinja)

      A shrine that is called “Mikane” gold “Mikane” and has “Mikane” as its name suggests.
      The main deity is a shrine that enshrines Kanayamahiko-no-kami has benefits for all metals!
      As the currency uses metal, it has become famous nationwide as a power spot where you can get the benefits of money luck. In recent years, it is a popular tourist spot as the only Kinun Shrine in Kyoto.

      【Access】
      7 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn (600m)

      【Visiting time】
      24H (Purchase of red stamp from 10:00 to 16:00)

      【Admission fee】
      Free

      【location】
      614 Oshinishinotoin Town, Nishinotoin-dori Oike-agaru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Honnoji Temple Remains(Honnojiato)

      A historically famous place where Nobunaga Oda committed suicide on June 21, 1582 (Tensho 10) by the rebellion of Mitsuhide Akechi.After the transformation of Honnoji Incident, in 1591 (Tensho 19), Hideyoshi Toyotomi relocated and rebuilt Honnouji to the current Honnouji (522 Honnoji Town, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City).

      【Access】
      6 minute walk from Horikawa Inn (550m)

      【location】
      Motohonnoji Town, Ogawa-dori Takoyakushi, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Yasaka Shrine Keigai Massha Matatabisha(Yasaka Jinja Keigai Massha Matatabisha)

      Keigai Massha (small shrine built outside the precinct of the main shrine) Yasaka Shrine.
      Jogan 11 (869) years, when the plague was popular in the capital, sends the portable shrine of Shinsenen Temple to 66 pieces of making a spear Gionsha Shrine Heian Kyo (now Yasaka Shrine, Gion Mikoshi Association was held. This is the beginning of the Gion Festival.
      The name of Yasaka Shrine Gokusha Shrine (day offering shrine) is derived from the enshrinement of Gionsha Shrine Shrine Sanki and the offering of the shrine. The Kanko-sai Festival shrine is still Kanko-sai Festival on the 24th of July, the Kanko-sai Festival of the year.

      【Access】
      3 minute walk from Horikawa Inn (270m)

      【Visiting time】
      24H

      【Admission fee】
      Free

      【location】
      Ontomo Town, Inokuma-dori, Sanjo, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Takenobu Inari Shrine(Takenobu Inari Jinja)

      There is a lot of episodes that deepen the bond between the two people at Kamiki Enoki at Takenobu Inari Shrine, which is said to have been visited many times by Ryoma Sakamoto.Enoki is from being read to as Ennoki, Miyahimesha Shrine of subordinate shrine worshiping Benzaiten is marriage, is also known as the god of love.
      Shigemori Taira is reported that Hira Shigemori has transferred seedlings from Itsukushima Shrine Miyajima Island and is a natural monument designated by the city.
      A shrine where you can experience a shrine maiden.

      【Access】
      About 8 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn (650m)

      【Visiting time】
      24H
      ※The red stamp reception is from 9:00 to 18:00

      【Admission fee】
      Free

      【location】
      Kyoto City Omiyanishi Futasujime-sagaru, Sanjo, Nakagyo Ward
    • Mibu-dera Temple(Mibu-dera)

      Shisengumi famous place as a temple related to Shisengumi.
      Bunkyu 1863, Shisengumi was formed in Mibu.The island in the pond east of Mibu-dera Temple Temple is called Mibu-tsuka (burial mound), and there are still tombs of the Shisengumi soldiers at the end of the Tokugawa period.
      Every year, special events including the Setsubunkai Yakuyoke Daihokai (setsubun event to rebel bad spirits) February are held.

      【Access】
      18 minute walk from Horikawa Inn (1.5km)

      ≪Mibu-tsuka (burial mound) (grave of Shisengumi Corps) and Mibu-dera Temple History Library≫
      【Visiting time】
      From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

      【Admission fee】
      200 yen/adult, small・During ~・High school student 100 yen

      【location】
      Bojo-dori Bukkoji-agaru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Kyoto International Manga Museum

      It is Japan's largest manga museum, and contains over 300,000 items, including Edo Period Ukiyoe Picture, magazines from the Meiji, Taisho and early Showa Edo Period, as well as foreign ones.Research based on these is held as exhibitions, seminars, and workshops.

      【Access】
      13 minute walk from Horikawa Inn (1.0km)

      【Opening hours】
      10:00 to 18:00 (Last admission 17:30)
      ※closing day: Every Wednesday (next day if a holiday), New Year's holiday
      Please check the Official website for details.

      【Admission fee】
      800 yen/adult, Middle and high school students 300 yen, 100 yen/elementary school student

      【location】
      452 Kinbuki Town, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Kyoto Shibori Museum

      This museum introduces the history and process of tie-dyeing, the oldest dyeing technique in Japan, using panels and images. Works that incorporate tie-dyeing techniques are replaced every two months, depending on the size and technology of the masterpiece.
      Experience course that make tie-dyed scarves and candy are popular. (Reservation required.)

      【Access】
      3 minute walk from Horikawa Inn

      【Opening hours】
      9:00 - 17:00
      (Regular holiday:Irregular holidays,Bon holiday,End of Year/Beginning of Year)

      【Admission fee】
      Adult 800 yen/Middle and high school students 500 yen/300 yen/elementary school student
      Experience fee:3500 yen tax not included ~(Admission free)

      【location】
      Oike Minami Iri, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
    • Sanjo Shopping Street

      Western Japan largest arcade town in Western Japan a total length of 800 meters.It is a shopping district that is crowded with tourists as well as locals, such as restaurants, cafes, general stores, bakeries, supermarkets, drug stores, and public baths! You can enjoy it just by finding a little-known spot or eating around! It is an arcade full of highlights with historical attractions.

      【Access】
      Immediately after crossing the pedestrian crossing Horikawa Inn front of Horikawa Inn, (1 minute on foot)
  • Kyoto sightseeing spots

    Introducing the services of Horikawa Inn where you can fully enjoy the history and culture of Kyoto!

    ◇, Bus one-day tickets are sold at the front desk. There is also a subway ticket.

    ◇Bicycle rental (from 110 yen for 30 minutes) is available. You can get on and off at the dedicated parking lot.

    ◇Check-in baggage before check-in and after check-out.

    ◇ Horikawa Inn for guests staying at Horikawa Inn! On the day after checkout, hotel parking is free until 12:00. (Limited number)

    ◇There are lots of useful information for sightseeing in Kyoto, such as information on sightseeing in various parts of Kyoto and information on events held in various parts of the city.

    Enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto!
    • ※Images provided by Former Imperial Villa Nijo Castle Office

      Former Imperial Villa Nijo Castle【World Heritage】

      Nijo-jo Castle, a World Heritage Site, is a flat castle with a 400-year history, closely related to Tokugawa.
      There are many national treasures, heavy sentences, and special scenic spots, and it is also famous as a stage for the Taisei Hokan.


      【Access】
      5 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn (400m)

      【Opening time】
      8:45 am to 4pm (Closed 5:00 pm)
      ※The time may change depending on the season. (Please check the Official website)

      【Entrance fee】
      General 620 yen, Middle and high school students 350 yen, 200 yen/elementary school student

      【location】
      541 Nijojo Town, Nijo-dori Horikawa-nishiiru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City


      電子 You can purchase electronic tickets from the Official website. You can also see the latest information.
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace

      It is a national park that was used as the Imperial Palace until the capital, and is a place for citizens to relax. A reservation is required to visit the Imperial Palace, which retains the architectural style of the public house, but it will be open to the public for several days in autumn and spring.

      【Access】
      ・ (On foot)
      20 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn (1.7km)

      ・ (When using the subway)
      Horikawa Inn ⇒ (5 minutes on foot) ⇒ Subway Tozai Line"Nijojo-mae Station" = Transfer = Subway Karasuma Line"Karasuma-Oike Station" ⇒ 5 minutes walk from "Imadegawa Station"

      【Admission fee】
      Free, (Open all year, * There is a holiday)

      【location】
      3 Kyoto Gyoen, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City

    • Kiyomizu Temple【World Heritage】

      Needless to say, this is a famous tourist attraction in Kyoto.
      The cherry blossom season and the autumn foliage season are definitely sure of the Instagrammable.
      Kiyomizu Temple the precincts of Kiyomizu Temple, there is a "Jishu Jinja Shrine", a shrine famous for marriage.A lot of matchmaking and love fulfillment charms are sold. Among them, the most popular is the "Koiuranai-no-ishi (love fortune stones)".

      【Access】
      ・ (By bus)
      Horikawa Inn ⇒ (10-minute walk 700m) ⇒ Take the “Shijo Horikawa” bus stop and take “Municipal Otsu Route 207” (Bound for Kujo Shako-mae)  ⇒16 minutes walk from Kiyomizu-michi
      (45 minutes one way・230 yen)

      ・ (On foot)※Nishiki Market going through Nishiki Market
      1 hour from Horikawa Inn (4.5km)

      【Visiting time】
      6:00 to 18:00
      ※In summer, it may be up to 18:30.
      ※Special night view (Refer to the Official website)
      ※Open all year round

      【Admission fee】
      Adult(s)(More than high school students)400 yen, small・Middle school students, 200 yen

      【location】
      1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City
    • Kodaiji Temple

      In 1606 (Keicho 11), Masamuro Kita-seisho of Hideyoshi Hideyoshi Toyotomi was founded to commemorate Hideyoshi's bodhi,
      The Rinzai Kenninji school.The lacquer pattern on the Sumidan in the sacred room where the sitting statues of Hideyoshi and Hokuseisho are enshrined is famous as "Kodaiji Temple lacquer work".

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn bus stop `` Horikawa Sanjo'' Kyoto city bus 12 → about 8 minutes walk from `` Gion ''
      (35 minutes one way, 230 yen)

      【Visiting time】
      From 9:00 to 17:00
      (Light up period:~ 21: 30)

      【Admission fee】
      Adult 600 yen
      Junior high and high school students 250 yen

      【location】
      Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto Kodaiji Temple under Kawaramachi 526 address
    • Rokuon-ji Temple(Kinkakuji Temple)【World Heritage】

      Yoshimitsu Ashikaga Ashikaga 3rd General Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, took over Saionji Temple in 1397 in Oei 4 (1397) and built a large-scale annex called "Kitayama-dono".After the death of Yoshimitsu, Kitayama Sanso becomes a Zen temple demolished, leaving Shari-den the Kinkaku, it became a temple named Rokuon-ji Temple
      Now it is a place that cannot be removed as a sightseeing spot in Kyoto.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo" opposite Horikawa Inn, take the Municipal Bus Route 12 get off at "Kinkakuji-Michi"
      (30 minutes one way, 230 yen)

      【Visiting time】
      9:00 to 17:00
      ※Open all year round

      【Admission fee】
      Adult(s)(More than high school students), 400 yen
      small・Middle school students, 300 yen

      【location】
      1 Kinkakuji Town, Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
    • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

      It is the headquarters of Tenjin Shrine and Tenmangu, with about 12,000 companies nationwide.Michizane Sugawara is the god of the festival, and because of his strong religion as a god of learning, many students come to visit every year.Many tourists visit during the plum and autumn colors.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo" opposite Horikawa Inn, take the Kyoto City Bus No. 50 (bound for Bound for Ritsumeikan Daigaku-mae) → Get off at "Kitano Tenmangu Shrine mae" and walk 6 minutes
      (28 minutes one way, 230 yen)

      【Visiting time】
      April to September:From 5:00 to 18:00
      October to March:From 5:30 to 17:30

      【Admission fee】
      ・Treasure hall(January 1, December 1, 25 every month※From 9:00 to 16:00)
      General 800 yen/Middle and high school students 400 yen/250 yen/child

      ・Maple garden open(Published every year from late October to early December※From 9:00 to 16:00)
      1000 yen/adult/500 yen/child

      ※Free worship at the precincts

      【location】
      Bakurocho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto

      【Nearest sightseeing spot】
      ・Kamishichiken Umbukai bus stop `` Kitano Tenmangu Shrine mae '' 3-minute walk
    • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

      The main Inari Shrine of Inari Shrine, which is said to have 30,000 companies nationwide.It is also recommended for prayers for accomplishment of school, peaceful healing, and safe delivery as well as rich harvest and prosperous business. It is a popular tourist spot in Japan for foreigners. We Oinari-san called "Oinari-san" and are familiar.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn ⇒ (5 minutes on foot) ⇒ From the Subway Tozai Line"Nijojo-mae Station" to Bound for Rokujizo ⇒ "Sanjo-Keihan Station" ⇒(transfer) ⇒ Keihan Main Line"Keihan Sanjo Station" ⇒ 3 minutes walk from Fushimi-Inari Station
      (40 minutes one way, 430 yen)

      【Visiting time】
      24H※Open all year round

      【Admission fee】
      Free

      【location】
      68 Fukakusa Yabunouchi Town, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City
    • Heian Jingu Shrine

      Kyoto City was founded in 1895 to commemorate the Heian Sento (capital transfer to Heian) of the Heian Sento (capital transfer to Heian) 1100.The deities are Emperor Kanmu and Emperor Komei.Otenmon Otorii Grand Gate is 24 meters high and 18 meters wide, south of the Otenmon, is a highlight.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn ⇒(5 minutes on foot) ⇒ From Subway Tozai Line"Nijojo-mae Station" to Bound for Rokujizo 
      ⇒ A 13-minute walk from Higashiyama Station
      (30 minutes one way, 220 yen)

      【Visiting time】
      From 8:30 to 16:30
      ※It will change depending on the time. (Please check the Official website for details)

      【Admission fee】
      Adult(s), 600 yen, Children, 300 yen

      【location】
      97 Okazaki Nishitenno Town, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Kyogokoku-ji Temple(Toji)【World Heritage】

      Toji is the only remains of Heian Kyo.It is the main dojo of Shingon sect and the headquarters of Toji Shingon sect.It is a national temple erected along with the Heian Sento (capital transfer to Heian).

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo"Horikawa Inn front of Horikawa Inn, take Kyoto Municipal Bus No. 9 → Get off at "Kyoto Eki-mae" and walk for 3 minutes → From "Kyoto Station" Kintetsu Kyoto Line Express / Kintetsu Nara Line →"Toji"
      (One-way 25 minutes / 390 yen)

      【Visiting time】
      Kondo,auditorium
      From 8:00 to 16:30

      Treasure museum,Kanchi-in Temple
      From 9:00 to 16:30

      【Admission fee】
      Free visit to Mikage-do, dining room, etc.
      Kondo, auditorium, five-storied pagoda(Paid visit)

      【location】
      1 Kujo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City
    • Daihonzan Myoshinji Temple(Taizo-in)

      Rinzai Sect Myoushinji Temple School Daihonzan is a temple of Rinzai Sect Myoushinji Temple School Daihonzan.Rinzai Sect Myoushinji Temple School’s Daihonzan with 3,500 temples nationwide.In Taizo-in, at the tea ceremony in the garden Daikyuan, along with the green tea of Uji, where you enjoy can not sweets, Korenanzo only you can eat.
      The red weeping cherry tree, about 50 years old, is a masterpiece.

      【Access】
      Municipal Route 9 from the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo" opposite Horikawa Inn(For Bound for Nishigamo Shako-mae) ⇒ Get off at Horikawa Marutamachi ⇒(Transfer) ⇒ Take the Municipal Route 10 (for Bound for Yamagoe Nakacho) ⇒ Immediately get off at `` Myoshinji Kitamon-mae''

      【Visiting time(Taizo-in)】
      9:00 to 17:00

      【Admission fee(Taizo-in)】
      Adult(s)(More than high school students)600 yen, Elementary and junior high school students, 300 yen

      【location】
      35 Hanazono Myoshinji Town, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Ryoanji Temple【World Heritage】

      Hojo Garden, famous as a rock Hojo Garden, is a flat garden of Karesansui (dry landescape garden) surrounded by Tsuiji fence on three sides, and is also called the "Toranoko Watashi no Niwa Garden".A famous garden with 15 stones on white sand.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo" on the opposite side of Horikawa Inn, Municipal Route 50(For Bound for Ritsumeikan Daigaku-mae) ⇒ Get off at "Ritsumeikan Daigaku-mae" ⇒(Transfer) ⇒ Take the Municipal Route 59 (for Bound for Yamagoe Nakacho) ⇒ Get off at Ryoanji-mae

      【Visiting time】
      March 1 to November 30 8:00 to 17:00
      December 1 to the end of February 8:30 to 16:30

      【Admission fee】
      Adult(s)(More than high school students), 500 yen small・Middle school students, 300 yen

      【location】
      13 Goryonoshita Town, Ryoanji, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Ninnaji Temple【World Heritage】

      Ninna temple was founded in Ninna 4 (888) and is currently the headquarters of the Shingon Sect Omuro School.
      Famous for talking about "Ninnaji ni aru Hoshi (A hoshi in Ninnaji Temple)" appearing in Tsurezuregusa.Omuro Cherry Blossoms cherry blossoms are especially famous, and the cherry blossoms in the spring and the fall foliage are Omuro Cherry Blossoms spots in Kyoto.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo" on the opposite side of Horikawa Inn, Municipal Route 50(For Bound for Ritsumeikan Daigaku-mae) ⇒ Get off at "Ritsumeikan Daigaku-mae" ⇒(Transfer) ⇒ Take the Municipal Route 59 (for Bound for Yamagoe Nakacho) ⇒ Get off at "Omuro"

      【Visiting time】
      Hours 8:00 to 17:00
      ※It depends on the season. (Please check the Official website for details)

      【Admission fee (Palace)】
      Adult(s)(More than high school students)500 yen, small・Middle school students, 300 yen

      【location】
      33 Omuro Ouchi, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
    • Arashiyama (Togetsukyo Bridge)

      Arashiyama, famous for its cherry blossoms and autumn leaves, was opened as a noble villa during the Heian period. It is one of the most Sagano Romantic Train sightseeing spots in Kyoto, where the Sagano Romantic Train departs and arrives, and where the Hozugawa River Rafting.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn ⇒ (10 minutes on foot) ⇒ Randen“Shijo Omiya” Station ⇒ 2 minutes walk from Arashiyama station

      【Time required】
      40 minutes one way, 220 yen
    • Toei Kyoto Studio Park

      A theme park where you can experience the world of historical drama. Sometimes filming TV and movies.
      It is filled with entertainment that can be enjoyed all day by children and adults.

      【Access】
      Horikawa Inn ⇒ (10 minutes on foot) ⇒ Randen“Shijo Omiya” Station ⇒ 6 minutes walk from `` Uzumasa-Koryuji Station''
      ≪Travel time 30 minutes≫

      【Opening Hours】
      From 9:00 to 17:00 (There is seasonal variation)

      【Entrance fee】
      General 2,400 yen, High・Junior high school student 1,400 yen, 3 years old and over 1,200 yen
    • Kyoto Aquarium

      Famous as Japan's first artificial seawater aquarium.
      Japan's largest inland aquarium using 100% artificial seawater.
      There is a giant salamander in a freshwater aquarium zone that reproduces the flow of a river in Kyoto. For a limited time, a limited night event “Aquarium at night” is also held.

      【Access】
      Municipal Route 9 from the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo"Horikawa Inn front of Horikawa Inn(Bound for Kyoto Ekimae) ⇒ 5 minutes walk from Nanajo Horikawa
      (20 minutes each way・230 yen)

      【Opening Hours】
      10:00 to 18:00
      ※Open all year round

      【Admission fee】
      Adult(s), 2,050 yen, University・High school student, 1,550 yen, During ~・Elementary school-aged children, 1,000 yen, Infants(3 years old or older)600 yen

      【location】
      35-1 Kankiji Town, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Kyoto Railway Museum

      Not only train fans but also a wide range of generations from children to adults can enjoy all day. Packed with elements to learn and experience the history of railways.

      【Access】
      ・ (By bus)
      Municipal Route 9 from the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo"Horikawa Inn front of Horikawa Inn(Bound for Kyoto Ekimae) ⇒ 15 minutes walk from Nanajo Horikawa(20 minutes one way, 230 yen)

      ・ (By train)
      Horikawa Inn ⇒ (15 minutes on foot) ⇒ JR Nijo Station Sanin Main Line Kyoto ⇒2 minutes walk from `` Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Station''
      ※You can also reach JR Nijo Station one stop and two minutes from “Nijojo-mae” Station on the Subway Tozai Line.
      ※Subway Tozai Line is a 5-minute walk from Horikawa Inn to “Nijojo-mae” Station Subway Tozai Line.

      【Opening hours】
      From 10:00 to 17:30 (Admission until 17:00)
      ※Every Wednesday (End of Year/Beginning of Year, Temporary closing)

      【Admission fee】
      Adult(s), 1,200 yen, University student・High school student, 1,000 yen, Middle school students・Elementary school-aged children, 500 yen, Infants(3 years old or older)200 yen

      【location】
      Kankiji Town, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City
    • Gion neighborhood(Around Hanamikoji Street and Pontocho)

      Gion where you can feel the uniqueness of Kyoto.
      There are many townhouses and there is a taste, and it is always crowded with a large number of people regardless of domestic and overseas.
      Minami-za can enjoy Kabuki in Minami-za, enjoy a matcha shop, take a commemorative photo, or buy souvenirs all day.It is a place where you often meet Geiko and Maiko.

      【Access】
      ・ (By bus)
      Municipal Route 12 from the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo"Horikawa Inn front of Horikawa Inn (for Bound for Ritsumeikan Daigaku-mae) ⇒ 3-minute walk from "Shijo Keihan"
      (20 minutes each way・230 yen)

      ・ (On foot)
      35 minutes one way・2.8km
  • Three major festivals and events in Kyoto

    • Gion Festival

      Gion Festival has a history of more than a thousand years, and is a festival at Yasaka Shrine, where various festivities are held for one month from July 1 (with Kippuiri) to July 31 (Eki-jinja-nagoshi-sai Festival).Yamahoko Junko(Float Procession) among them 17 days Saki Matsuri and 24 days Ato Matsuri, the Yoiyama crowded with a large number of people.

      The stalls Karasuma-dori Street up around Karasuma-dori Street on the Yoiyama Saki Matsuri on July 15th and 16th of the Yoiyama.
      In addition, local restaurants sell Gion Festival limited menus, and popular shops have been lining up in the morning.

      Chimaki, which is displayed on the front door of the house as a talisman for evil, is also the real pleasure of the Gion Festival.

      Saki Matsuri Yoiyama:July 14-16
      Yamahoko Junko(Float Procession):July 17

      Ato Matsuri Yoiyama:July 21 to July 23
      Yamahoko Junko(Float Procession):July 24


      【Access】
      ≪Horikawa Inn to Shijo Karasuma≫
      17 minutes (on foot) (1.4km)
      (By bus) Get off at Shijo Takakura Municipal Route 12 from the Horikawa Sanjo bus stop in front of the hotel(12 minutes one way)

      ※During the pre- and Ato Matsuri periods, traffic restrictions will be applied depending on the time of day.
    • Aoi Festival

      In Kyoto City Kamomioya Shrine Shimogamo Shrine and Kamowakeikazuchi Shrine Kamigamo Shrine, it is the annual festival, which forms a matrix that wearing a costume of the Heian aristocracy.Among the nobility of Heian medium-term, it was one prominent enough to refer to that of Aoi Festival Speaking of the festival. Matrix of the woman called Aoi Festival of heroine Saiodai There are attractions especially.Also, the addition to Yabusame Shinto Ritual, such as Odai Nyoninretsu Misogi no Shinji, various ritual called Pre-ritual Events will be held at Shimogamo Shrine and Kamigamo Shrine

      event date: May 15 every year (Rainy weather)


      【Access】

      ≪Shimogamo Shrine≫
       5 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn ⇒ Subway Tozai Line “Nijojo-mae” Station Bound for Rokujizo “Nijojo-mae” Station on the Subway Tozai Line (for Bound for Rokujizo) ⇒"Sanjo Keihan" Station ⇒(Transfer) ⇒ Keihan"Sanjo" Station ⇒ “Demachiyanagi” Station 5-minute walk from “Demachiyanagi” Station
      (Time required:About 25 minutes one way)

      ≪Kamigamo Shrine≫
       Municipal Bus Route 9 from the bus stop "Horikawa Sanjo" on the opposite side of Horikawa Inn(Bound for Nishigamo Shako-mae) Ride ⇒ 3 minutes walk from Kamigamo Misonobashi
      (Time required:About 30 minutes one way)
    • Jidai Festival

      Jidai Festival started in 1895 as a celebration of the establishment of Heian Jingu Shrine the memorial festival of the 100th Anniversary of the Heian Sento (capital transfer to Heian).The main objective is to show the best of the traditional craft techniques that Kyoto has cultivated over the past thousand years as the capital of Japan to the inside and outside of Japan as a moving historical custom picture scroll. Heian Jingu Shrine is founded as the culmination of the city of Kyoto revitalization business, which showed a significant decline by Meiji Restoration, as a symbol of the enthusiasm of the people who were received there, is Jidai Festival that was initiated at all on the basis of the same will.

      ≪Route of the Jidai Festival line≫
      Depart from Kyoto Imperial Palace (Sakaimachi Gomon Kyoto Imperial Palace Sakaimachi Gomon) at noon and proceed east on Marutamachi-dori Street - Karasuma-dori Street - Oike-dori Avenue - Kawaramachi Sanjo In front of Heianjingu Shrine Otenmon Jingu-michi Street - In front of Heianjingu Shrine Otenmon.

      event date: October 22 every year (Rainy weather)

      【Access】
      《Kyoto Imperial Palace》20 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn
      《Heian Jingu Shrine》Horikawa Inn ⇒(5 minutes on foot) ⇒ Subway Tozai Line `` Nijojo-mae Station'' to Bound for Rokujizo ⇒13 minutes walk from Higashiyama Station (30 minutes one way)
    • Daimonji(Gozan Okuri-bi)

      It is a traditional event to send Obon spirits. Sprawled floated in Higashiyama, Myo/Ho Matsugasaki, boat in Nishigamo, Hidari Daimonji to Mt Okitayama, Toriigata (the shape of torii shrine gate) will Tomori to SagaAll of these five Okuribi are Kyoto City registered Intangible Folk Cultural Properties.

      event date: August 16th, every year, starting from 20:00

      【A place where you can see each mountain Okuribi】

      ◆Daimonji (From 20:00 to 20:30)
      Kamo River(Kamogawa) Embankment〔Marutamachi Ohashi Bridge - Misonobashi Bridge〕

      ◆Strange, (Around 20:05 to 20:35)
      Kitayama-dori Street〔Kyoto Notre Dame University〕

      ◆Law (Around 20:05 to 20:35)
      Takano River embankment〔Takano Bridge North〕

      ◆Ship shape (Around 20:10 to 20:40)
      Kitayama-dori Street〔Northwest from Kitayama Bridge〕

      ◆Hidari Daimonji(20:15 to 20:45)
      Nishioji-dori Street〔Saiin - Kinkakuji Temple〕

      ◆Toriigata (the shape of torii shrine gate)(20:20 to 20:50)
      Matsuo Bridge, Hirosawanoike Pond, etc.

      (Some quotes from the Kyoto City Tourism Association website)
  • Access to each venue

    • Access from hotel

      ◆Kyoto International Conference Center
       "Access"Horikawa Inn 10-minute walk from the Horikawa Inn ⇒ Subway Karasuma Line Karasuma-Oike Station ⇒ Kokusaikaikan Station get off immediately(30 minutes one way)

      ◆ROHM Theatre Kyoto / Kyoto City Industrial Promotion Center Miyako Messe
       "Access" 5 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn ⇒ Subway Tozai Line"Nijojo-mae Station" ⇒ 10 minutes walk from "Higashiyama" station(25 minutes one way)

      ◆Nishikyogoku General Athletic Park
       "Access" 10 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn ⇒ 5 minutes on foot from Hankyu"Omiya Station" ⇒ "Nishikyogoku Station"(20 minutes each way)

      ◆Sanga Stadium by KYOCERA(Kyoto Prefectural Kyoto Stadium)
       "Access" 5 minutes on foot from Horikawa Inn ⇒ Subway Tozai Line “Nijojo-mae” Station ⇒ "Nijo Station" ⇒ (transfer) ⇒ 5 minutes walk from JR"Nijo Station" ⇒ "Kameoka Station"(50 minutes one way)
  • If you want to go sightseeing in Kyoto, this is it!

    • A great bus one-day pass is on sale!

      If you board the bus 3 times or more, you can get a "one-day pass"!
      A very advantageous ticket that allows unlimited rides on the flat fare section of the city bus and Kyoto Bus for one day is on sale at the front desk! We also have a subway ticket!

      ・Bus one day ticket・ ・600 yen per sheet
      ・Subway / Bus one-day pass・ ・900 yen per sheet

      【Access from Kyoto Station to Horikawa Inn】
      Kyoto Station Karasuma Central Exit (opposite the Hachijo Exit), get off at "Horikawa Sanjo" from the bus stop "B" and get off at "Horikawa Sanjo".


      ☟Click here for route map and timetable.
    • Bicycle rental"Pippa]

      Horikawa Inn is a Pippa exclusive port location.
      Rent-a-cycle rental is available between dedicated ports in Kyoto.

      Currently, Kinkakuji Temple, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Kyoto Botanical Gardens are in the north, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine south, Nishikyogoku General Athletic Park Hannaryz Arena the west, and Yasaka Shrine Heian Jingu Shrine east. You can move up to one.

      Available from ¥ 100/30 minutes (excluding tax).
      Day pass is recommended for long-term customers!

      ◎ To use, you need to download a dedicated application.
      ◎ Usage charges must be charged within the app.
      ◎ Registration of various credit cards is required for payment.


      ☟Please see the Official website for details.