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.
Flat fare system
|Adults:||JPY 210 (Over 12 years old)|
|Children:||JPY 110 (Under 12 years old, Over 6 years old)|
( Change at the Katabiranotsuji Station)
Every 10 minutes during the daytime
There are many hilights such as Sogen-chi Garden designed by Soseki Muso, a historic sites and special places of scenic beauty.
Get off at Randen Arashiyama Station (A13)
It is the temple of the royalty said to be the former Imperial Palace.
The late-blooming cherry tree, Omuro-sakura is also famous.
Get off at Randen Omuro-Ninnaji Station (B5)
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 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.
Get off at Randen Ryoanji Station (B7)
You will enjoy the world of Jidaigeki, the Japanese historical drama, in the open-air sets and attractions.
Get off at Randen Uzumasa Koryuji Station (A7)
The pond is near Kimono Forest.
Many people pray the realization of their dreams, or the safety in their journey.
|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)|
▲ The Map of Randen and How to take the tram.