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Keihan Railway’s Rail Passes

Use Keihan Railway’s Rail Passes to see the sites of famous sites of Kyoto and Osaka with ease. In addition, check out the lesser known but charming and historic town of Uji and the holy Mt. Hiei with these passes!

The Kansai region is a great home base to explore a wide range of sites while visiting Japan. There’s everything from major cities like Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, to historical sites as well as astounding natural wonders.
Depending on where you want to travel within Kansai, there are a variety of cost-effective, easy and efficient transport passes available. Use Keihan Railways to see the sites of famous sites of Kyoto and Osaka with ease, and the Lake Biwa area. In addition, check out the lesser known but charming and historic town of Uji and the holy Mt. Hiei with these passes!

Fushimi Inari Shrine

With its distinctive red gates, Fushimi Inari Shrine, established in 711 and located in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, is one of the most popular places with foreign visitors in Kyoto. Take beautiful Instagram worthy shots with the one thousand vermillion torii gates and fox statues while you climb up the holy mountain to get to the Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Mt. Hiei

See another holy mountain, Mt. Hiei, with Keihan Railways. At Mt. Hiei, experience the grandeur of the UNESCO World Heritage registered main sanctuary of Hiei-zan Enryaku-ji Temple, as well as the natural splendor of vistas of Lake Biwa and Kyoto.

Keihan’s Useful Passes

Keihan Railway offers a number of cost effective and easy rail passes for travelers to the Kansai region. If your base is in Kyoto or Osaka (Yodoyabashi or Kyobashi Station) use these passes to visit popular spots like Fushimi, Gion, Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Uji.

Keihan Railway offers the Kyoto-Osaka Sightseeing Pass as a one day or two day pass. For just 700 yen for one day, or 1000 yen for two days, visitors have unlimited travel between stations in Osaka and Kyoto on the Keihan Line. Use the Kyoto Sightseeing pass (500 yen per day) if you want to focus on Kyoto during your trip. Passes can be purchased online in advance, or at a variety of locations within Osaka and Kyoto including Kansai International Airport, once you arrive in Japan.

If you want to visit the Mt. Hiei area, you can browse the latest pass information here.

KEIHAN'S USEFUL PASSES

For more details on Keihan Railway’s Kyoto-Osaka Sightseeing Pass, and to purchase passes, please check it out. Have a great journey and enjoy discovering the Kansai area!

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