Nijo Castle is one of the seventeen historic monuments of ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The site is huge and plan to spend a few hours to truly explore it. Opening hours 9am to 5pm and the entrance fee is 600 yen for adult.
Route 1 approx. 8 min. for a total cost of 260 Yen.
1. Take a train from Kyoto to Karasuma Oike on the subway Karasuma line.（approx. 6 min.）
2. Take a train from Karasuma Oike to Nijojo-mae on the subway Tozai line. （approx. 2 min.）
Route 2 approx. 22 min. for a total cost of 190 Yen.
1. Take a train from Kyoto to Nijo on the JR Sagano line. （approx. 5 min.）
2. Walk approx. 17 min.
Route 3 approx. 16 min. for a total cost of 230 Yen.
1. Take Kyoto city bus #9, #50, #101, or Nijo-jo Kinkakuji Express from Kyoto Station to Nijojo-mae. （approx. 16 min.）