Terminal Station: Kyoto Station.
Located 30 min. from Osaka and 2 and half hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen.
Kyoto is the most famous tourist spot in Japan. Kyoto is the former capital of Japan and has over 1,200 years of history. There are over 500 shrines and temples which proof the history of 1,200 years. Those historical shrines and temples have many national treasures and important historical assets. Also,the most famous sites in Kyoto, such as Kinkakuji, Kiyomizu-dera and Nijo-jo are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well. Because Kyoto was the capital of Japan and important place, it appears in many historical scenes. For example, The incidents and battles of Meiji Restoration took places in Kyoto, and those spots are still exist. If you are big fun of Sengoku era, Genpei era, Genji-monogatari or Meiji Restration, Kyoto is the must visit spots.