Kyoto does not have its own airport but travelers can go to the city via Kansnai
International Airport or via Itami Airport located in Osaka prefecture. Kanshai is
an international airport based on an artificial Island in the middle of Osaka bay.
Kanshai International Airport has converted into a hub that serves Asian flights.
It operates around 500 flights per week. It also operates 66 flights to Europe and
35 flights to the Middle East. The Haruka Express operated by JR West carries passengers
from Kansai Airport to Kyoto Station.
Itami airport also known as Osaka’s international airport will help you travel to
Kyoto. This airport now handles domestic flights to more than 30 destinations within
Japan. Kanshai airport has taken all of Itami’s airport international traffic.
Kyoto is famous in the wider world because here the Kyoto protocol was signed. It
is an international treaty that sets binding obligations on industrialized countries
to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
Kyoto also has a variety of sights selection that will catch the visitor’s eye such
an attraction is by far is the Fushimi-
If you considered yourself a true animal lover then your steps will lead you to the
Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama home to more than 200 Japanese monkeys of all sizes
and ages, this park is the ultimate spot for kids and grown-
If you are the romantic type and you wish to travel in time the Higashiyama District
gives you the chance you always wanted. It is situated along the lower slopes of
Kyoto's eastern mountains is one of the city's best preserved historic districts,
as if the time has not touched this amazing place. It provides you a great opportunity
to experience the traditional old Kyoto, especially between Kiyomizudera andYasaka
Shrine, where the narrow lanes, wooden buildings and traditional merchant shops create
a mosaic and revive the aroma of the old capital city. Recent renovations to remove
telephone poles and repave the streets have further improved the traditional feel
of the district.
Finally if you want to feel a little bit like a royalty even if it is for just one day then spare some time and explore the Kyoto Imperial Palace. It used to be the residence of Japan's Imperial Family until 1868, when the emperor and capital were moved from Kyoto to Tokyo. It is located in the beautiful Kyoto Imperial Park an impressive location in the center of the city with vast areas that will show you a different aspect of the city.
Airlines that offer direct domestic and international flights to Kyoto
Japan Transocean Air
There are direct connections with the following cities worldwide:
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh, Denpasar (Bali), Singapore, Taipei, Busan, Seoul, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Macau, Dalian, Beijing, Qingdao, Manila, Jeju
New York, San Francisco, Honolulu, Seattle
Guam, Darwin, Noumea, Sydney, Goald Coast, Cairns,
Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris, Helsinki, Rome, Istanbul
Africa/ Middle East:
Cairo, Dubai, Doha
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