Tourist Information in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Tourist Information Center

Located in the main concourse on the 2nd floor of the Kyoto Station building that runs between the shinkansen (bullet train) station and the front of the station (near JR Isetan Department Store), this is the...

Tourist Information in Northern Higashiyama

Kyoto International Community House

An essential stop for those planning a long-term stay in Kyoto, KICH can also be quite useful for short-term visitors. It has a library with maps, books, newspapers and magazines from around the world, and a...

Booking Service in Imperial Palace & Around

Imperial Household Agency

The office of the Kunaichō, the Imperial Household Agency, is inside the Imperial Palace Park, a short walk from Imadegawa Station on the Karasuma line. The Imperial Household Agency is the place to make advance...

Post in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Central Post Office

Conveniently located next to Kyoto Station – take the Karasuma (north) exit; the post office is on the northwestern side of the station. There’s a service counter on the south side of the building open after...

Booking Service in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Tōkai Discount Ticket Shop

Discounted tickets for trains, buses, domestic flights and ferries. Typical savings on shinkansen (bullet train) tickets are between 5% and 10%. It's in the Torii building, which is located on the main street...

Internet in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Tops Café

This is an all-night manga (Japanese comic) and internet cafe where you can actually spend the night in the booths if you want. It’s just outside the south (Hachijō) exit of Kyoto Station. You need to show your...

Post in Downtown Kyoto

Nakagyō Post Office

This post office is in a convenient downtown location. It has an ATM that accepts international cards (7am to 11pm weekdays, 9am to 7pm Saturday and Sunday), and a money-changing service open 9am to 4pm weekdays.

Tourist Information in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

JTB Kansai Tourist Information Office

On the 3rd floor of the Kyoto Tower Building, this tourist office can provide information and assistance with sightseeing, transport and tours in Kyoto and around the Kansai region.

Bank in Downtown Kyoto

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Located near the Shijō and Karasuma intersection, two stops north of Kyoto Station on the Karasuma subway line, UFJ Bank is convenient for changing money.

Internet in Downtown Kyoto


This copy shop has several terminals where you can log on to the internet. It’s expensive but conveniently located and open 24 hours.