Kyoto Japanese Style Hotel - Ryokan Motonago

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Motonago Location

Introduction to Higashiyama-ku, the location of Motonago

Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto city is an area where Kyoto’s famous temples and shrines can be found in close proximity to each other. Located between the gentle mountain range of Higashiyama and the pure flow of Kamogawa River, this elongated area is full of the abundant charm of Kyoto. From the north, you will find Chion-in Temple, Maruyama Park, Yasaka Jinja Shrine, Gion town, Kodaiji Temple, Hokanji Temple, Kenninji Temple, Rokuhara-mitsuji Temple, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Myohoin Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple, Sennyuji Temple, Tofukuji Temple, and so on. Each of these sites possesses a long history and real beauty in a Japanese style, and they change with each of Kyoto’s four seasons. Higashiyama-ku also has World Heritage sites, important cultural assets and famous gardens, all of which reflect the Japanese mind and the heart of Kyoto.



From Kansai International Airport to Kyoto

Limousine bus
Shuttle taxi

From Kyoto Station to Ryokan Motonago

Kyoto bus information
 ◇By city bus (25 mins / 230 yen)
 Take city bus #206 at the D2 stop near JR Kyoto Station Central Exit.
 After 20 minutes, get off the bus at Gion stop. Then walk to the east for 5-8 mins.

 ◇By taxi (15 mins / about 1,200 yen)
 Take a taxi from Kyoto Station Central Exit.
 Show this Japanese explanation to the driver:

Printable version


By Keihan Railway

From Keihan Gion-Shijo Station, Exit No. 6: 15 minutes walking in an eastward direction (5 mins by taxi / 460-540 yen)

By Hankyu Railway

From Hankyu Kawaramachi Station: 18 minutes walking in an eastward direction (6 mins by taxi / 460-540 yen)

By car

We do not have our own parking lot. We will, however, happily lead you to a parking lot (charged) nearby.


511 Washio-cho, Kodaiji-michi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Japan Tel. +81-75-561-2087 / Fax. +81-75-561-2655 / Copyright 2008. MOTONAGO. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.