It is a little west of KYOTO station. It takes about 20minutes by bus.
There are many good retaurants and local shopping street, public baths and the Kyoto central markets. I believe you enjoy Kyoto from a diffrent angle.
This time, I want you show you the UMEKOJI PARK.
The UMEKOJI PARK is located between Kyoto station and our guesthouse COMPASS.
It takes about 10min. by bicycle, two bus stops from COMPASS.
First of all I'll show you The Umekoji Steam Locomotove Museum.
(It will be The Kyoto Railway Museum from the spring in 2016)
Open hours 10:00~17:30 (admission until 17:00)
admission fee adult 410yen
It is used the former Nijo Station.
It suits well to steam locomotive trains!!
Fan Shaped Locomotive House and Steam Locomotives.
It is really powerful !!
The turn table.
You can ride a Steam Locomotive Train !!
11:30~, 13:30~, 15:30~
After enjoy The Umekoji Steam Locomotove Museum, take a break in theMidori no yamkata.
It has a beautiful huge garden(shujaku no niwa)and retaurant (greenhouse coLLabo).
In the Umekoji Park, jungle gyms in the playing park an a cafe.
The last one, the aquqrium is fantastic place to visit.
Open hours 9:00~17:00
open 365days year
You can see Dolphins and Penguins.
They held event depend of the day.
Please check it before hand.