Travel around the city of Kyoto by bicycle
Kyoto has numbers of Japan's foremost sightseeing spots within 10sq.km. Most of roads of the city center are smooth and run to every direction like checkers. So Kyoto is easy to grasp the direction and stroll as you like, and it is convenient to travel around by bicycle. We introduce some selected rental bicycle stores.
“Kyoto eco Trip” -- One minute walk from Kyoto Station! Many options available too. (Kyoto Station)
Kyoto eco Trip that located one minute from Kyoto Station by walk provides various services, which carefully considered from user's perspective. You can choose from 8 types of bicycles including automatic assist functioned, 2-seater bikes, which you can put a child on front or back seat.
They will give the original city map, which tells you required time for each sightseeing spot to each group. It is very useful as it's uniquely edited to show their recommended routes, bike parking lots, toilet info, and so on.
The store also offers optional services useful for travelers who mostly have limited time, such as early morning and late night rentals, delivery or collection.
“Kyoto eco Trip”
●56, Higashikujomuromachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto
“Kyoto Okazaki, Tsutaya Books” -- You can feel and enjoy the culture of Kyoto (Sakyo-ku)
In January 2016, “Kyoto Okazaki, Tsutaya Books” opened in the land of Okazaki where Kyoto's culture remarkably remains. The store became a cultural center to show the beauty of Japanese culture from various angles through books, crafts, and food.
The selling floor is composed by different themes such as “Art”, “lifestyle of Japan”, and “ON JAPAN.” Some original items of Kyoto Okazaki Tsutaya Books are available too.
They also offer rental electric bicycle services. Popular types like “Hill Cheater” and “BESV” are available.
“Kyoto Okazaki, Tsutaya Books”
●13, Okazaki Saishojicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
“J-Cycle” -- Knowledgeable staff make you feel safe and secure (Shimogyo-ku)
This is a bicycle rental from a store that not only rent bikes but also engages in the sale and repair. There is a large selection of bicycles such as standard models, hybrid, electric assist functioned, for children and more. They also have variety of accessories you can rent along with bikes, such as child seats, a smart-phone holder and many more. Bikes are sufficiently maintained by professionals. It makes you feel safe and secure.
There is a special service to give a free raincoat on a rainy day. Lovely store with a warm hospitality!
●B1F, Kyoto Higashidoin Takatsuji Bldg, 570, Torocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
*The above information was last updated May 15, 2017. For further information, please contact the facilities directly.
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