Kyoto Tourism Lab aims to introduce useful information for sightseeing in Kyoto free of charge and in an easy-to-understand manner.

Kyoto Tourism Lab automatically translates Kyoto-kanko-kenkyujo(京都観光研究所).There may be errors due to automatic translation.

This site is operated by an individual. It is not a public institution.

Scope of Referral

The scope of Kyoto sightseeing introduced here includes Kyoto City, Nagaokakyo City, Uji City, Yawata City, and parts of Shiga Prefecture.

About Illustration Map

Original illustration maps may not be used for commercial sales purposes or redistributed (e.g. on the Internet, blogs, SNS, etc.).

The scope and boundaries of the illustration map are determined at the sole discretion of this site and may differ from general views.

Text and Photographs

Please refrain from using or reprinting text, photos, illustration maps, and data without permission. Scraping is prohibited (information extraction is prohibited).

Photographs are not provided or loaned.

About Listing Information

The information listed is the result of research as of April 2014. Listed information will be updated as soon as new information is confirmed.

Contact Us

Inquiries in English and foreign languages are not accepted.

Tourism Manners

As a rule, photographs of Buddhist statues in temples are prohibited.Many indoor areas also prohibit photographs.

It is safe to check with the receptionist for photo opportunities.Drones are prohibited in principle.

You may see Maiko and Geiko in the city, but it is forbidden to take img-responsiveures, talk to them, or touch them.


Although the information on this site has been thoroughly researched and posted, we ask that you confirm the final content of the information yourself before implementing it.

This site assumes no responsibility for any damage or injury resulting from the use of the information posted on this site.