ANOTHER KYOTO

Discover a side of Kyoto
you have never seen

Amanohashidate

Sea of Clouds at Yakuno Highland

Ishitera Tea Fields

Take-no-michi (The Bamboo Path)

Discover

your very own Kyoto

Discover Another Kyoto by taking a short trip out from Kyoto City. A wide range of experiences awaits you, whether it be spectacularly breathtaking nature, traditional culture, or adventurous activities. Take a journey of new encounters to discover a unique Kyoto just for you.

Unveiling the charms

Another Kyoto

This video shows various aspects of Another Kyoto: vibrant energy surrounded by beautiful nature, calmness and comfort of a slow life away from the busy city, and dignified and modest traditional culture.

Video: Welcome back to Kyoto

This is a video with music to introduce the four areas of Another Kyoto. A number of images are shown one after the other, including a maiko walking in kimono, canoeing in the Amanohashidate area, tea plantations, Byodoin Temple, traditional craft making of bamboo works and kimono, a chef preparing washoku dishes and a maiko dancing in a traditional teahouse. In the last scene, a geiko and maiko bow, and the video title “Welcome back to Kyoto” appears.

Location

of Another Kyoto

Map of Japan showing the location of Kyoto in the Kansai area
Map of Japan showing the location of Kyoto in the Kansai area

Kyoto, known globally as a city of history and culture, is also home to many unique tourist spots on the outskirts of the city, from coastal villages in the north to rural areas with vast tea fields in the south. We will introduce "Another Kyoto" in four sections: Kyoto by the Sea, Woodland Kyoto, Kyoto Tea Country and Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove. From Osaka Itami Airport, it is approximately a two hour drive north to the Kyoto by the Sea area and a 45 minute drive south to the Kyoto Tea Country area of Uji. They are also all accessible by rental car, train, bus, and other means.

Map of Kyoto Prefecture showing the location of Kyoto by the Sea, Woodland Kyoto, Kyoto Tea Country, Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove Map of Kyoto Prefecture showing the location of Kyoto by the Sea, Woodland Kyoto, Kyoto Tea Country, Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove

Access to Another Kyoto

  • Kyoto by the Sea (to Miyazu)

    Approx. 2h from Osaka Int'l Airport (Itami) by car

    Approx. 2h from Kyoto Station by limited express train

  • Woodland Kyoto (to Fukuchiyama)

    Approx. 1h 30min by car from Osaka Int'l Airport (Itami)

    Approx. 1h 15min from Kyoto Station by limited express train

  • Kyoto Tea Country (to Uji)

    Approx. 45min from Osaka Int'l Airport (Itami) by car

    Approx. 20min from Kyoto Station by train

  • Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove
    (to Nagaoka-kyo)

    Approx. 1h from Osaka Int'l Airport (Itami) by train

    Approx. 10min from Kyoto Station by train

Fly to Another Kyoto with ANA

The easiest way to visit Another Kyoto is to fly into a Japanese airport and then transfer onto a domestic flight to an airport in the Kansai area. ANA offers 15 flights a day from Haneda Airport (Tokyo) to Itami Airport.
Since flight operations are subject to change depending on circumstances, please see the latest flight schedule for the international flights and domestic flights .

From the US

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ANA operates flights from a number of U.S. cities to Tokyo. Enjoy a comfortable flight experience with ANA, a 5-star airline certified by Skytrax.

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Domestic Flights

We offer convenient connections from both Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) and Narita International Airport to Osaka International Airport (Itami) for a smooth transit to visit Kyoto. Flights from Tokyo to Osaka are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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