Welcome to the official portal of Kinukake-no-michi, the historic road that runs through the foothills of northwest Kyoto and links three World Heritage Sites – the temples known as Kinkakuji, Ryoanji, and Ninnaji. This website serves as a gateway to the must-see attractions and sights along Kinukake-no-michi. However, visitors who take the time to venture a little deeper will also discover some of the area’s other cultural, historical and recreational destinations. Enjoy your trip!

Kinukake-no-Michi Road Strolling Map

The Kinukake-no-michi Road Association is pleased to produce and publish the Strolling Map of Kinukake-no-michi Road, filled with transit and sightseeing information for Kinukake and vicinity.

This convenient guide for walking the famous sites of Kinukake-no-michi Road – including Kinkakuji, Ryoanji, Ninnaji, Myoshinji and Tojiin – is available at tourist information centers, major hotels and ryokan inns, along with a wide range of other participating establishments.

The Strolling Map is available at these locations:


See all three World Heritage Temples