Let's take the train and stroll around Kyoto Arashiyama.There are many World Cultural Heritages, Shrines, Temples and wonderful gardens.

Randen was founded in 1910. It has been running for over 100 years and it is the only tram in Kyoto.
Along the line, there are a lot of world’s cultural heritages including such as Tenryuji, Ryoanji, Kinkakuji, Ninnaji.
There is the Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura (Toei Movie Land) which is a movie village of Jidaigeki, the Japanese historical drama. You can see the movie world of Samurai, Ninja and Geisha-girls.

Take the Randen Lines to stroll around Arashiyama or to move to center of Kyoto City.
* Downloard the Sightseeing map from under this page.

Information

The Time Required

Fare

Flat fare system

Adults: JPY 210 (Over 12 years old)
Children: JPY 110 (Under 12 years old, Over 6 years old)

Transfer Guide

A1 Shijō-Ōmiya B9 Kitano-Hakubaichō
A14 Arashiyama B9 Kitano-Hakubaichō

( A9 Change at the Katabiranotsuji Station)

Operate

Every 10 minutes during the daytime

Route Map

Sight-Seeing Area

The World Cultural Heritage, Tenryuji

There are many hilights such as Sogen-chi Garden designed by Soseki Muso, a historic sites and special places of scenic beauty.

【Nearest station】
Get off at Randen Arashiyama Station (A13)

The World Cultural Heritage, Ninnaji

It is the temple of the royalty said to be the former Imperial Palace.
The late-blooming cherry tree, Omuro-sakura is also famous.

【Nearest station】
Get off at Randen Omuro-Ninnaji Station (B5)

Randen Arashiyama Station,Kimono Forest

Yuzen, the cloth for representative staining of Japan, is displayed. It is the fantastic space that displayed approximately 600 of Yuzen in pillar shape. The night scenery lighted up is also splendid.

The World Cultural Heritage, Ryōanji

The rock garden in Ryoanji is one of the most famous spot with only white sand and 15 stone configurations. It figured the hills and rivers with sand and a stone. It is also said that it figured a family of tiger crossing a river.

【Nearest station】
Get off at Randen Ryoanji Station (B7)

Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura (Toei Movie Land)

You will enjoy the world of Jidaigeki, the Japanese historical drama, in the open-air sets and attractions.

【Nearest station】
Get off at Randen Uzumasa Koryuji Station (A7)

Randen Arashiyama Station,Atagoike pond of Dragon

The pond is near Kimono Forest.
Many people pray the realization of their dreams, or the safety in their journey.

Access

Access from JR Kyoto Station to Shijō-Ōmiya Station and Randen-Tenjingawa Station

JR Kyoto Station > Kyoto Bus/Kyoto City bus > Shijō-Ōmiya Station (A1)
JR Kyoto Station > Subway / Hankyu Lines > Shijō-Ōmiya Station (A1)
JR Kyoto Station > Subway Karasuma Line / Tozai Line > Randen-Tenjingawa Station (A5)
JR Kyoto Station > JR / San-in Main Line(Sagano Line) > Satsueisho-mae Station (B1)

Access Map

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▲ The Map of Randen and How to take the tram.