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Kuroneko Tourist Information

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Easy to Access Kuroneko Tourist Information
You cannot miss this tourist information center located about 15-minute from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and it's conveniently located right underneath the symbolic 5-story pagoda (Yasaka-no-tou). Kuroneko Information Center is full of valuable information, area maps and friendly staff. Services include free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, restroom, self-serve tea, and an access to a computer. This tourist information center is so helpful especially in middle of a major tourist spot! Kuroneko Tourist Information is also a branch of Kuroneko Yamato Transport, which provides express parcel shipping services. Therefore, you can send your large suitcase to your next destination within Japan, and it will arrive the following day to most locations. Taking part in the 'hands free' initiative set forth by the country, the tourist information center offers 1-day luggage storage service for a flat rate.
Check Out The Maps And Pamphlets Of The Area
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Check Out The Maps And Pamphlets Of The Area
There are maps, pamphlets, and information all available for free! Take advantage of all these information and refer to them during your stay in Kyoto. Maps are available in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean.
Ask Questions
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Ask Questions
Do you have a place of interest but not sure how to get there? Ask the staff for directions! They are knowledgeable and will help you find a way to your designated location. Most staff speaks a language other than Japanese such as English, Chinese, or Korean. Do you also wish to find more information about an event? The staff will help you find additional information. Wi-Fi and access to a computer is also available for free.
Take A Break
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Take A Break
Kuroneko Tourist Information is full of great hospitality. Help yourselves with some tea that is brewed daily. Just follow the sign that is pointed to it. It’s a great idea to just sit back for a while before you head back out to tour the city. Perhaps take a moment and use the free Wi-Fi to check your email, update your Facebook, or research for places to go in the area.
Leave Your Luggage For The Day Or Send It To Your Next Destination Within Japan
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Leave Your Luggage For The Day Or Send It To Your Next Destination Within Japan
Any time while they are open (10am - 6pm), you can drop off your luggage, and they will keep it for you until you come back the same day. The cost is ¥500 per luggage, or for items fit in a box shown on the sign. Many people drop off their luggage before heading to tour around Kiyomizu-dera Temple. It’s a good idea to not carry a lot of things with you while you tour the area as the pathway is full of hills. Also it’s great to keep in mind that you could actually send luggage to your next destination or to the airport.
Manner & Tips
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To use the restroom, please wait in line appropriately when busy as there is only one available.
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Such a convenient place for a tourist information center! Many tourists stop by to take a rest and gather information about the area. All the staff here are very friendly and helpful! I stop by here when I'm around the area to just take a break from walking and gather information about current events. Locals use the parcel services for shipping even for refrigerated or frozen shipments.
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Kuroneko Tourist Information
Category Other Things to Do
Phone No direct phone number Customer service in English: +81 3-6757-1061
Address 391-3 Kinen-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Directions 17-minute walk from Gion Shijyo Stn 17-minute walk from Kiyomizu Gojyo Stn 3-minute walk from Kiyomizu Michi bus stop
Open Hours 10am - 6pm
Reservations Not accepted
Closed Open 365 days a year unless otherwise noted
Notes Because of regulations, the center cannot make any reservations for accommodation, tours, or restaurants. To send a luggage to an airport, please process the shipment at least two days in advance.
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Credit cards Not accepted
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Free tourist information available
Information Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean
Lanuages spoken Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean
URL1 http://www.kuronekoyamato.co.jp/en/hands-freetravel/kinki/index.html#gion
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