Gion & Kiyomizu Temple AttractionsOct. 22, 2015 UPDATE
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Travel efficiently and comfortably around tourist destinations in a rickshaw!

EBISUYA Higashiyama Rickshaw

/ えびす屋 東山
EBISUYA's Rickshaw
EBISUYA Rickshaw provides services in the most popular Kyoto tourist destinations. Nothing allows you to enjoy the scenery of Japan quite like riding a rickshaw pulled by a driver. The drivers possess a wealth of knowledge about the surrounding areas and can act as guides in numerous ways. Truly enjoy the experience of sightseeing with this fun and efficient method of travel. Perfect for tourists who are unsure of where to go as well as those who are just a bit tired of walking. The rickshaws co...morever the Higashiyama area, known for Kodaji Temple and Yasaka Shrine.

Fees and courses vary depending on the time required and number of riders. You may choose from courses lasting for minimum of 12-13 minutes to 22-23 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes, 1 hour, 1 hour and a half, 2 hours, and 3 hours or more. Do you want to take a short ride just to get off your feet for a bit or would you prefer the rickshaw experience to be the focus of your day. Choose whichever suits you best.

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Our Comments
Average: ★★★★★4.5
Popular in Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Highly Recommended
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
For Enthusiasts
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
This is such a wonderful experience to enjoy beautiful Kyoto. I would love to try it again in spring and autumn as the cherry blossoms and colorful leaves may be gorgeous. If you stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto, you can ride on the Japanese traditional rickshaw from the hotel while wearing Kimono (the professional kimono dressers will get you dressed). As there are some original routes for touring around Gion and Heian Jingu Shrine that Ebisuya and The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto planned, I would like ...moreto take advantage of the service next time.
There is nothing like experiencing a rickshaw ride firsthand! Our seats are plush and comfortable, and the roof protects you from both sun and rain. They also provide warm blankets on cold days!
Historic Buildings and Spots
Must See !
Historic Buildings And Spots
Experience the historic temples and cobbled streets of the Higashiyama area. Rickshaw riders can comfortably travel the area even when it is bustling with people.

*Photo: Yasaka Pagoda.
The Natural Beauty of the Landscape
Must See !
The Natural Beauty Of The Landscape
You can enjoy the natural scenery as it varies depending on the season. Cherry blossoms in the spring, fresh green leaves in the summer, the foliage of autumn, and the winter snowscape.

*Photo: Scenery in mid-October.
Must Do !
A camera is an absolute must-have! You will want to take photos freely as you ride around in the rickshaw. The drivers will stop and let you take photos whenever you want. Take pictures in front of some of the wonderful sights you see to remember your trip for a lifetime.
Get Sightseeing Tips from Your Driver
Must Do !
Get Sightseeing Tips From Your Driver
The drivers know everything there is to know about sightseeing in the surrounding area. Please ask them for tips and recommendations if you are unsure of where to go next once your rickshaw ride has finished. They can direct you to the best local restaurants and souvenir shops in the vicinity as well as public bathrooms.
Manner & Tips
- Manner & Tips -
It is extremely dangerous to jump up and down on the rickshaw. Also do not get off of it suddenly when it's moving.
Kindly ask the driver first if you need to get off.
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EBISUYA's Rickshaw(Higashiyama,Kyoto branch) Appearance Photo 1
EBISUYA Higashiyama Rickshaw
Categories Attractions
Phone +81 75-533-0444
Address 558-9 Yugyomaecho, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto,605-0846 Japan
Directions [Main locations to get on]

[1]Ichinen-zaka (Front of Kodaiji Temple)
5-minute walk (head east) from Higashiyama-Yasui bus stop, #206 city bus from J/R Kyoto Station

5-minute (head east) from Higashiyama-Yasui bus stop, #207 city bus from Kawaramachi Station of Hankyu line or from Gion-Shijo Station of Keihan line.

15-minute from JR Kyoto Station by taxi.

[2] Ginkakuji Temple
5-minute walk (head east) from Ginkakuji-michi or Ginkakuji-mae bus stop,#5,#17,#100,#203 of city bus from JR Kyoto Station.
Hours Weekday 10am - 6pm / Weekends & National Holidays 10am - 6:30pm
(may change according to season)
Reservations Accepted
Closed Open every day
Notes May be busy during tourist seasons (November, March, April). Waiting time is generally about 10 minutes.
Fee Prices depend on the time, distance and the age of the passenger.
For information, please take a look at the link below
Credit cards Not accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Many of the staff speak English
Information Japanese, English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese
Languages spoken Japanese and English
Other English-speaking staff available
EBISUYA Higashiyama Rickshaw +81 75-533-0444 Prices depend on the time, distance and the age of the passenger. For information, please take a look at the link below 3/3

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