How to go from Kinosaki Onsen to Kyoto  ?

  • Published on : 24/10/2017
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Kinosaki Onsen and Amanohashidate with a Japan Rail Pass

Kinosaki Onsen is a pleasant town, built along a willow-lined river and is one of the most popular onsen destinations of the Kansai Region. Let's study the itinerary between Kyoto and Kinosaki Onsen which includes a stop in Amanohashidate.

0 KM - Kinosaki Onsen Station

69 KM - 1H04 - Fukuchiyama Station

This is the second oldest city in the Kyoto Prefecture. It is a castle town, dating from the late 1500s.The castle now houses a museum. Nearby is the Sandanike Park Recreation Area, which is home to a science museum and planetarium, as well as a beautiful lake and gardens. 10 min by Kyoto Koutsu Bus from the station.

Kinosaki

Kinosaki

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  • A Trip To Amanohashidate

Just 35 minutes from Fukuchiyama by direct train is Amanohashidate, and it is well worth the detour!

Listed as one of Japan’s three most scenic views, Amanohashidate is a pine-covered sandbar spanning the mouth of Miyazu Bay.

Viewed from the mountains at either end of the bay, it looks like a pathway between heaven and earth, which is the literal meaning of its name.

158 km - 2H28 - Kyoto station

Kyoto may have lost its status as a national capital and imperial home in 1868, at the time of the Meiji restoration but nobody could dispute its title of modern day tourist capital; a heaving capital most of the time as well. 

Itinerary from Kinosaki Onsen to Kyoto
Kinosaki Onsen
Fukuchiyama station
Amanohashidate
Kyoto city
Train route from Kinosaki Onsen to Kyoto

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