The Kyoto Municipal Subway is the metro service in Kyoto Japan.
It is currently comprise of two lines:
- Karasuma Line (14 km line with 15 stations running north/south)
- Tozai Line (11 km line with 17 stations running east/west)
The two subway lines intersect at the Karasuma Oike Station in central
Kyoto Metro (Municipal Subway)
Although the metro is quick, clean and inexpensive, it does not run
near most of Kyoto's most famous shrines and temples. They are
located in East Kyoto and West Kyoto.
Visitors will consequently need to take public buses to reach many
of the city's top tourist destinations.