Travel comfortably and efficiently around tourist destinations in a 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 cover 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 a 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.
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
You can enjoy the natural scenery as it changes with the season. Cherry blossoms in the spring, fresh green leaves in the summer, foliage in autumn and the snow in winter. *Photo: Scenery in mid-October.
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
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
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It is extremely dangerous to jump up and down in the rickshaw. Also, do not get off suddenly while it's moving. Kindly ask the driver first if you need to get off.
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EBISUYA Higashiyama Rickshaw / えびす屋 東山
|Category||Attractions, Cultural Experience|
|Address||558-9 Yugyomaecho, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto,605-0846 Japan|
|Directions||[Main locations to get on] 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.  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.|
|Open Hours||Weekday 10am - 6pm / Weekends & National Holidays 10am - 6:30pm (may change according to season)|
|Closed||Open every day|
|Notes||May be busy during tourist seasons (November, March, April). Waiting time is generally about 10 minutes.|
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|
Many of the staff speak English
|Information||Japanese, English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese|
|Lanuages spoken||Japanese and English|
|Other||English-speaking staff available|
EBISUYA's Rickshaw (Higashiyama)