Kitano Hakubaicho Station Randen Keifuku Kyoto
Kitano Hakubaicho Station is a terminus of the Keifuku Electric Railway out further west to Arashiyama. The station is close to Ritsumeikan University.
Kitano Hakubaicho Station, Kyoto 北野白梅町
Kitano Hakubaicho Station in west Kyoto is located at a major crossroads. Roads that intersect here are the west-east Imadegawa Dori that runs north of the Imperial Palace (Gosho) to Ginkakuji past Demachiyanagi Station and Hyakumenban. Connecting north-south is Nishioji Dori that runs down from Kinkakuji, where it joins the west-east Kitaoji Dori, and then way down south to Nishioji Station on the Tokaido Main Line.
Kitano Hakubaicho Station is a terminus of the Keifuku Electric Railway (Randen) out further west to Arashiyama. Hakubaicho Station is within walking distance of Ritsumeikan University Kinugasa campus, Kyoto Butsuryu Museum, Hirano Jinja, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Waratenjin and at a pinch Kinkakuji Temple.
There are a few places to eat and drink late on around Kitano Hakubaicho Station. Furthermore, it is a good place to find a taxi. Adjacent to the station is a branch of the Izumiya department store selling food and groceries, home furnishings and clothes. A 10 minute walk west is Myoshinji Temple, a major Zen temple in the city.
Buses From Kitano-Hakubaicho
Kyoto buses to Kitano-Hakubaicho include the #10, #26, #50, Raku #101, Raku #102, #203, #204 and #205. Several buses run south down Nishioji Dori to Saiin Station on the Hankyu Line to Arashiyama, Katsura and Osaka. Buses from the station also travel east along Imadegawa Dori.