Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Kyoto, Japan

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
[A1] Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple (must see)
[A2] Anraku-ji Temple
[A3] Arashiyama
[A4] Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama (must see)
[A5] Bamboo Forest
[A6] Chion-in Temple (must see)
[A7] Daikaku-ji Temple
[A8] Daishodo
[A9] Daitoku-ji Temple (must see)
[B1] Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple (must see)
[B2] Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (must see)
[B3] Genkou-an Temple
[B4] Ginkaku-ji Temple (must see)
[B5] Gion District
[B6] Heian Jingu Shrine (must see)
[B7] Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
[B8] Hirano-Jinja Shrine (must see)
[B9] Hiyoshiya
[C1] Honen-in Temple
[C2] Hosomi Museum
[C3] Imamiya Shrine
[C4] International Manga Museum
[C5] Ippodo
[C6] Kamigamo Jinja Shrine
[C7] Katsura Imperial Villa (must see)
[C8] Kawai Kanjiro Memorial Gallery
[C9] Kinkaku-ji Temple (must see)
[D1] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
[D2] Kiyomizu-dera Temple (must see)
[D3] Kodai-ji Temple (must see)
[D4] Koetsu-ji Temple
[D5] Koryu-ji Temple
[D6] Kurumazaki Jinja
[D7] Kyoto Botanical Garden
[D8] Kyoto Concert Hall
[D9] Kyoto Craft Mart
[E1] Kyoto Handicraft Center
[E2] Kyoto Imperial Palace (must see)
[E3] Kyoto International Manga Museum Shop
[E4] Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
[E5] Kyoto National Museum (must see)
[E6] Kyoto Nishiki Food Market
[E7] Kyoto Tower (must see)
[E8] Nanzen-ji Temple (must see)
[E9] National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
[F1] Nijo Castle (must see)
[F2] Ninenzaka & Sannenzaka Streets
[F3] Ninna-ji Temple (must see)
[F4] Nishi Hongan-ji
[F5] Nishijin Textile Center
[F6] Nishiki Food Market (must see)
[F7] Nison-in Temple
[F8] Ohnishi Tsune Shoten
[F9] Okochi Sanso Villa (must see)
[G1] Otoyo Shrine
[G2] Philosopher's Walk (must see)
[G3] Pontocho (must see)
[G4] Rokkaku
[G5] Rozan-ji Temple (must see)
[G6] Ryoan-ji Temple (must see)
[G7] Ryogen-in Temple
[G8] Sanjusangen-do Temple (must see)
[G9] Sen-oku Hakuko Kan
[H1] Sennyu-ji
[H2] Sento Imperial Palace
[H3] Shimogamo-Jinja Shrine (must see)
[H4] Shinkyogoku Shopping Street
[H5] Shinmonzen-dori
[H6] Shoren-in
[H7] Shosei-en Garden
[H8] Shoyeido Main Store
[H9] Sumiya Motenashi Museum of Art and Culture
[J1] TIME'S Building
[J2] Tenryu-ji Temple
[J3] Teramachi Shopping Arcade
[J4] The Costume Museum
[J5] The Museum of Kyoto
[J6] To-ji Temple (must see)
[J7] Tofuku-ji Temple (must see)
[J8] Toji-in Temple (must see)
[J9] Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum
[K1] Yasaka Shrine (must see)
[K2] Yojiya Main Store
[K3] Zohiko

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:

Enter Place Name*:
Get GPS Coordinates*: Locate the place on map
Choose a Hotel*:

Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The walk starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.

Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email. You can change the sights and re-arrange the walk route using the app.
Walk Name*: